November 2017

Intel Mini Scientist

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 Crevan, Conor, Ben and Cal who were selected to represent the school in the regional final with their project ‘Satellites and Gravatational Pull’.  Read more and view some photos here.

October 2017

October Newsletter available here

Get your costumes ready!

Halloween Fancy Dress Disco – Thursday October 26th.  Details available here.



Fourth Class recently enjoyed a day out at Seed Savers in Scariff.  Read more here.



Fourth Class participated in a futsal soccer tournament at Ennis Leisure Centre.  Read more here.


September 2017

Rushad Eggleston

On Friday September 15th, we had the pleasure of listening to the music of the talented californian cellist and composer Rushad Eggleston.  Rushad’s elf like appearance and creative songs certainly brightened up our Friday! We were intrigued and enthralled by our talented visitor.  Read more and see some photos here.


View the September newletter here.


Cross Country

On Thursday September 14th, boys and girls from First class up took part in cross country running.  Read more here.


A special welcome to all the new boys and girls who have joined our school this year.  We are all looking forward to a happy and healthy school year ahead.


June News

School Tours – Read more and see some photos here.


On Monday, June 19th, some pupils from Fifth and Sixth class took part in a golf competition.  Read more here.


Active Week

The school was a hub of activity recently, when we all enjoyed Active Schools Week.  Read more and see some photos here.


Sport’s Day

Sport’s Day took place on Tuesday June 13th.  Read more and see some photos of a fun filled day here.


Write a Book Awards

The ‘Write a Book’ Awards recently took place at the Inn at Dromoland.  Congratulations to all pupils who took part and to the winners on the night.  See some photos here.


Drumming Workshop

Both staff and children thoroughly enjoyed learning to play the drums with musician John.  Read more and see some photos here.


Football Champions 2017

On Monday June 12th, the girls did us proud when they won the Division 1 football final in Cusack Park.  Well done girls! Read more and see some photos here.

May News

View the May newsletter here.

Thunder and Rain in Knockanean

On Friday, May 12th, Knockanean was alive with the sound of music…. We were all treated to a very enjoyable performance by the American Bluegrass band ‘Thunder and Rain’.  Read more and see some photos here.


A Skip and a Hop

All our pupils recently participated in a Skip Hop workshop.  They learned individual and partner skipping skills and finished the day with a display of the most impressive skills performed by children from different classes.  It is great to see the skipping ropes back in the yard at break times!  Read more and see some photos here.


Music Generation Concert

On Friday May 5th, Fourth and Fifth class performed at the Music Generation concert in Dánlann an Chláir.  Read more here.