Category Archives: News

September 2019 News

Sixth Class Get Creative

Sixth Class are currently working on a STEAM project which encourages creative thinking and problem solving skills  in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Art.   Read more here.

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Welcome back to school. A ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ to all the new boys and girls who are joining our school this year 2019/2020. We are all looking forward to a happy and healthy school year ahead.

June 2019 News

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.

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School Tour Time

Read about our end of year excursions here.  Photos to follow..

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Wheelchair Hurling

Senior Infants recently got the opportunity to experience wheelchair hurling.  Thank you to Annie’s mother for organising the experience.  Read more here.

 

April/May 2019 News

Science Blast

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.

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GAA Blitz

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

January/February 2019 News

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.

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Rhode Island Hen Visits Knockanean

First Class welcomed an unusual visitor to their classroom.  Read more here.