We are so proud to have been welcomed into this prestigious network of wonderful schools and we will continue to base our work in this school on the 4 pillars of teamwork, creativity, empathy and leadership where pupil voice is at the heart of all our endeavours.
The boys had a great day taking in the wonderful artwork on display during their visit to the National Gallery of Ireland.
We were lucky to have Gerard Siggins, author of the Rugby Spirit book series visit Ringsend Library. The boys were invited to listen to Gerard talk about his inspiration when it comes to writing books, how he goes about starting a story and the pleasure that all the hard work gives him. There were plenty of questions from the boys and they were given a great insight into what it takes to become a published author.
The boys in 5th and 6th Class have been taking part in Marathon Kids. Over the space of 8 weeks, they will have run a total of 42km, a full marathon. Exercise is key for both our physical and mental health and the boys are really feeling the benefits of taking part in their daily runs.
This week, Irish Olympian and former European Gold Medalist David Gillick came by to see how the boys were getting on. He was very impressed by what he saw and was delighted to see how much work has been done.
Well done lads.
Norma Foley visited our school recently to present our teachers with Kinia Credentials for completing training in digital learning. She also visited a Be Internet Legends workshop in the school hall featuring children from schools in the locality.
We were delighted to welcome Minister Foley and she very kindly gave the children homework passes. it was great to have the opportunity to discuss the various challenges facing us at the moment in terms of recruiting teachers in the midst of a cost of living and housing crisis, finding substitutes and the usual funding issues.
The boys in Sixth Class had great fun coding, problem solving and discovering how computers function using Turing Tumble. It was great to see them putting their heads together to come up with solutions and enjoying learning as they tried to get through the different tasks. Brilliant fun.
It’s good to be back!
It was fantastic to welcome our 15 new Junior Infants to their first day of school last week. It was also a pleasure to see all our other pupils return. We are looking forward to a productive and fun year ahead.
Sports Day 2023
The sun shone, the ice-creams melted and all of the boys in St Patrick’s BNS Ringsend did us proud at our annual Sports Day in Ringsend Park. We had a great day with plenty of cheering onlookers to encourage our amazing athletes.
We held our annual exhibition of the fabulous artwork created by the boys in JI, SI and 1st classes and their parents as part of their reading project -Zoom Ahead with Books, which is kindly supported by the NCI. The designs were amazing!
Zoom Ahead with Books Exhibition
Our annual exhibition of the beautiful artwork, created by our students and their reading buddies for the Zoom Ahead with Books project, took place today. Zoom Ahead with Books is one of our favourite initiatives and we love working with NCI each year for this amazing project.