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  • Autumn Art

    October 1st 2016 Autumn Art   When it comes to inspiration for Art lessons, we need look no further than Nature. Mrs Walters' Third Class did just that. While enjoying a Nature walk, they collected leaves in the various shades of autumnal colours ...
  • Art is Fun!

    September 30th 2016 Art is Fun! The students in Ms Hamill's Senior Infant Class love art! After reading the story of 'Elmer' by David Mc Kee, the children came together to create a giant Elmer of their own. Elmer was a brightly coloured patchwork el...
  • The Five Senses

    September 25th 2016 The Five Senses   The five senses are taste, sight, touch, smell and hearing. Our senses allow us to learn, to protect ourselves and enjoy the world around us. The senses usually work together but if one sense is not working du...
  • Playground Games Revival - Sixth Class

    September 23rd 2016 Playground Games Revival In recent years, there have been many surveys reporting the decline of traditional outdoor games. Modern technology has revolutionised the way people work, live and play and while technology has improved ou...
  • Playground Games Revival

    September 23rd 2016 Playground Games Revival In recent years, there have been many surveys reporting the decline of traditional outdoor games. Modern technology has revolutionised the way people work, live and play and while technology has improved ou...
  • Learning Through Play

    September 19th 2016 Learning Through Play   Play is the highest form of research - Albert Einstein Children love to play with their toys. Toys are fun, but toys are also the tools that help children learn about themselves and the world around t...
  • Settling in Well!

    September 13th 2016 Settling in Well Our new junior infants are settling in well in their new surroundings. By now, many are walking to class on their own in the mornings, eager to start the day! Tomorrow will be their last short day. From Thursday, t...
  • Cleaning up can be Fun!

    September 9th 2016 Cleaning up can be Fun!   I think we can all agree that cleaning up isn't top of our list of favourite things to do! But the boys and girls in Ms Hamill's Senior Infant Class have turned this job into a fun task by singing 'Harr...
  • Ballet Award

    September 6th 2016 Ballet Award   Congratulations to Shannon Breslin from Ms Kiernan's Second Class who received the 'Primary in Dance' Class Award for ballet, from the Royal Academy of Dance recently. Shannon loves Ballet and trains for two...
  • What Plants Need...

    September 2nd 2016 What Plants Need...   The boys and girls in Ms Kiernan's Second Class got the first term off to a flying start! During today's Science lesson, they learned all about plants and what plants need to help them grow. They discovered...
  • Goodbye to Sixth Class 2016

    June 29th 2016 Goodbye to Sixth Class As the summer holidays approach, the time comes to say a fond farewell to our sixth class students, most of whom have been with us for the last eight years. Yesterday evening, friends and family were invite...
  • Art Competition Winners - First Class

    June 27th 2016 Art Competition Winners Many of the students from our junior corridor took part in a recent Ulster Bank art competition. Every entry was accompanied by one euro. All funds raised will be matched by Ulster Bankand will be given to The Ch...
  • Art Competition Winners

    June 27th 2016 Art Competition Winners Many of the students from our junior corridor took part in a recent Ulster Bank art competition. Every entry was accompanied by one euro. All funds raised will be matched by Ulster Bank and will be given to The C...
  • Ambulance Alert

    June 23rd 2016 Ambulance Alert   There was great alarm among the staff and students of junior and senior infants as they walked to the playground today at 12.15pm. This was caused by the arrival of not one, but two ambulances in the school car par...
  • They're Back!

    June 23rd 2016 They're Back!   Back in April, we had swallows nesting on one of our bathroom windowsills. Those chicks have since grown and flown the nest, but, in the last week or so, we have new nesting swallows on the grounds of St Colman's. Th...
  • Penalty Shootout Against the Principal - Sixth Class

    June 22nd 2016 Penalties Against the Principal Today, we held 'Penalties Against the Principal' which was unfortunately called off last week during 'Active School Week', due to rain. Two boys and two girls were chosen from each class to try their luck...
  • Staff V's Sixth Class Boys - Sixth Class

    June 16th 2016 Staff V's Sixth Class Boys  Football Match Today, it was the turn of the sixth class boys to try their luck against the staff. The sport of choice - Football. At 12.15pm, the teams walked to Shamrocks G.F.C. accompanied by the b...
  • Penalty Shootout Against the Principal

    June 22nd 2016 Penalties Against the Principal   Today, we held 'Penalties Against the Principal' which was unfortunately called off last week during 'Active School Week', due to rain. Two boys and two girls were chosen from each class to try thei...
  • Irish Dancing Wins

    June 20th 2016 Irish Dancing Wins   Molly O'Donnell from Ms Morris Senior Infant Class and Amy Devanney from Ms Healy's Junior Infant Class took part in a feis at their Rochfortbridge Dance Academy yesterday. As you can see from the photo, t...
  • Staff V's Sixth Class Girls

    June 15th 2016 Staff V's Sixth Class Girls Basketball Match   Thankfully the weather stayed fine this morning and our eagerly awaited staff v's sixth class girls basketball match went ahead.  All classes made their way to the lower playgro...