Knockanean Recognised as a GAA 5 Star Centre
The school was recently presented with the G.A.A 5 Star Flag in recognition for its weekly delivery of a programme of Gaelic Games activity. Read more here.
School Tour Time
Read about our end of year excursions here. Photos to follow..
Senior Infants recently got the opportunity to experience wheelchair hurling. Thank you to Annie’s mother for organising the experience. Read more here.
Fifth Class have been working hard on their project entitled ‘How to win an All Ireland Final’. They recently attended the ESB Science Blast at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick where they proudly diplayed their efforts. Read more here.
Senior Infants and First Class recently enjoyed an afternoon of friendly rivalry in Gurteen, where they participated in a blitz competing with the other schools in the parish. Read more here.
Blue Flag Coastal Awards
As part of the Intel Mini Scientist competition, a group of Fifth Class girls completed a project on Blue Flag Beaches. They were delighted to be invited to the Awards cermony in the Armada Hotel. Read more here.
World Book Day
We recently celebrated World Book Day. Well done to all for making such a big effort with costumes. View more photos here.
The Infant classes recently enjoyed a visit from the Gardaí to talk about road safety. The children were excited to get the chance to sit in the back of a Garda van, an experience not to be repeated we hope!! Read more here.
As part of Engineer’s week, a parent visited First Class to tell them about his job as an engineer and inspire some budding engineers while working together to design their own bridges. Read more here.
Aoife from Dog’s Trust recently visited all classes and talked to us about being responsibe dog owner’s and about safe behaviour around dogs. Read more here.
Green Fingers in Junior Infants
Tony Mulqueen, a local Garden Centre owner was a welcome visitor to Junior Infants as they learn all about the garden this month. Read more about his visit here.
Lá Bán Dearg
The school was a sea of pink on Friday March 1st for our annual Pink Ribbon Day. It was a great day and your generous contributions raised money for a great cause. Read more and see some photos here.
Farm Safety Talk
Alma from Agrikids recently visited the school to talk to the junior classes about safety on the farm. Read more and see some photos here.
Rhode Island Hen Visits Knockanean
First Class welcomed an unusual visitor to their classroom. Read more here.
Let’s don our festive colours on Friday and raise money for a good cause.. Proceeds will go to the Elevate Foundation this year, an initiative which promotes youth wellness.
Daidí na Nollag
There was great excitement on Tuesday when a surprise visitor arrived! Santa received a great welcome from all the boys and girls who are all looking forward to his arrival next week. See more photos here.
Christmas carollers from our school recently helped spread some Christmas cheer in the community. Read more about a very enjoyable evening and view some photos here.
The Science of Vision
Well done to Kyle, Jack and Noah who recently represented our school at the the regional finals of the Intel™ Mini Scientist with their project ‘The Science of Vision’. Read more and see photos here.
First Class recently dined in style enjoying their very own medieval banquet. Read more here.