Author: ian

Science with Second Class

Ms Sherry’s class made some amazing planets as part of the their STEM project with Ms Downey.

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New Building Latest News

St Patrick’s Girls’ National School and St Patrick’s Boys’ National School submitted a joint proposal to the Department of Education in September 2019 to open 4 special classes; 2 for each school. This proposal involved demolishing the existing PE hall in the back yard and constructing a new build to house the 4 classrooms, sensory …

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S.T.E.A.M. Learning

Ms Maher’s class are learning some coding on their chromebooks with Orna from Kinia. Here they are learning how to animate their names using CS First. The boys loved the lesson.

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Science Week Lego Learning

As part of our Science Week activities, we had Bricks4kidz visit our school yesterday and each class got to work on their engineering skills. The boys worked in pairs to create some amazing machines. It was a fantastic day of fun and learning.

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The boys spoke. We listened…

As part of our Creative Ireland project we asked the boys what they would like to have in the school to make them enjoy it more. The two things that kept coming up were climbing walls and boxing bags. Let it never be said that we don’t listen to the boys here. They asked and …

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Ballet Lessons

1st, 2nd and 3rd classes had ballet lessons today with Stephen from Ballet Ireland. They were exhausted after the lessons but had a brilliant time. Ballet is brilliant for strength, balance, coordination and concentration and the boys really enjoyed it.

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Special Classes and New School Hall update

As you may know, the department of education has sanctioned the building of 2 new special classes and a new shared General Purposes Hall on the site of our existing sports hall. There will also be 2 special classes built there for the girls’ school. Both schools are currently considering tenders for the project and …

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The new school year

The school staff members are working away preparing the school for the arrival of the boys next week. We open on Thursday August 26th. We are looking forward to seeing everyone but we will reserve the biggest welcome for the new boys in Junior Infants. See you soon.

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