School News 13/03/18

Child Safeguarding Statement

Our Safeguarding Statement has been prepared and is on display  in our school and also on the school website.

Author visit

Author Olive Mooney visited our school last Friday.  She read from her book and answered questions for the children about her work as an author.  The children purchased signed copies of her book after the visit. 

Analog Robotics Competition

Well done to our team of Eoin Callanan, Emmet Crowe and Logan Omusi last Saturday.  The boys participated in a workshop first on Saturday morning and then the final commenced at 1.00.  There were thirty schools participating in the event.  The boys performed very well.  They found it a very enjoyable and challenging experience and were awarded medals. 


Each class with their teacher will have the opportunity to avail of the astroturf for one session.  This is enabled by Murroe Wood Park supported by funding fromHealthy Ireland.  A physical activity instructor along with the class teacher will provide instruction to the pupils.  This commences this Thursday, March 15th and will continue for eight Thursdays in total. 

GAA Coaching

Murroe-Boher GAA coach, Willie Walsh will provide coaching in the school on Thursdays commencing March 15th.  Activities will include hurling and football to develop the children’s fundamental movement skills and flexibility.  School tracksuit may be worn on Thursdays. 

World Book Day

Celebrating World Book day had been planned for Thursday, March 15th but due to the activities in the astroturf will be deferred until the day of the Easter holidays, March 23rd.  Pupils may dress as a character from a favourite book if desired.  Please note that classes will end for the Easter holidays on that day at12.30. 

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Each class will celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge with activities on Friday, March 16th.  Pupils may wear green and a donation of €1 for Trócaire would be greatly appreciated. 

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh go léir,

Marie Griffin