November/December News

Christmas Activities

Our Carol Singers have been busy entertaining the crowds at local shops and nursing homes.  Sixth Class enjoyed a day out at ‘Limerick on Ice’.  The Junior classes attended plays in Glór.  Santa took some time out from his busy schedule to visit the boys and girls in Knockanean.  Read more and see some photos here.


Mini Scientists

Congratulations to Third Class pupils Ailbhe, Siofra, Aoife and Andrea who were successful in the Intel Mini Scientist Regional Finals held recently in Shannon.  We wish them the best of luck as they go on to represent the school in the National Final in Maynooth in January with their project ‘Bee Ware’.  Well done girls! Read more here.


Second Class Projects

Second Class recently exhibited their projects on buildings around the world.  Read more here.


Is Homework a Waste of time?

Members of Fifth class were recently given the task to propose this motion in the Primary School’s Debating Competition. Their hard work and preparation paid off and we wish them continued success in the debating competition going forward.  Read more here.


Limerick Festival of Science

As part of the Limerick Festival of Science, Fifth Class recently travelled to the Uniersity of Limerick to attend a talk entitled ‘How to Build an Ironman Suit’ given by a superhero scientist! Read more here.


Intel Mini Scientist Competition


Well done to all the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class pupils who recently participated in the Intel Mini Scientist Competition.  We all enjoyed the exhibition in the school and commend their hard work.

Congratulations to Fourth Class students Ailbhe, Aoife, Andrea and Siofra,  who were selected to represent the school in the regional final in Intel Shannon in December with their project ‘Bee Ware’.  Read more here.


Buddhist Monks Visit Knockanean

On Friday, October 11th, we were delighted to welcome three Buddhist monks who kindly shared stories about their way of life in Thailand.  Read more here.


Inter Schools Show Jumping

On October 11th, Several pupils from Knockanean competed successfully at the Inter Schools Showjumping competition.  We are very proud of their achievements.  Read more here.

March 2019 News

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.


Garda Visit

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.


Engineer’s Week

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.


Dog’s Trust

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.