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QR Codes and Primary Planet

A few days ago we did a quiz using QR Codes on the Primary Planet magazine. We got an iPod each and opened the iNigma app which is a free QR Code Reader. We were handed a page with the QR Codes on it. Beside each QR Code was a blank space to write the answers. We had to answer ten questions in all.
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Laudato Si

In 2018 Pope Francis wrote a letter saying that we need to start caring for our world. We needed to take action and reuse, reduce, recycle. The letter Pope Francis wrote was called the “Laudato Si”. This letter states that change doesn’t come to you, you need to go to it. Every bit that you reuse, reduce, recycle, counts.  As part of the Laudato
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Construction on School Extension Commences

Although we had hoped that the construction of the new school extension would be well under at this stage, it is only beginning this week. Parents, please take note of the following carefully to ensure the safety and smooth running of the school during the period of construction. The construction of the new classroom and the three Learning Support rooms is expected to take
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Lamh Song: Let It Snow!

We’ll be doing this Lámh song for our Christmas Carol Service this year.


Cumann na mBunscol Champions

Our boys Gaelic football team won the Cumann na mBunscol championship after an exciting final against Rathcormac National School in Markievicz Park last Sunday. The boys reached the final after an extra time one point win against Grange NS in the semi-final. The final itself was a very tight affair with the teams level at half time. The match continued to be very tight
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Donation From Sligo Hospital

The school was delighted to have been selected as one of the recipients of proceeds from the Sligo University Hospital Musical Society’s recent pantomime. The group presented the school with a cheque for €3,000 for the purchase of equipment for The Glen, our autism unit. Staff have begun to purchase some new equipment with this very generous donation and the children are already delighted
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School Awarded 6th Green Flag

For the past two years our Green School Committee have been working diligently and consistently to raise environmental awareness in our school. Our committee was elected in 2015 and comprises of 2 children from classes 3rd to 6th ( two from 2nd in 2016) and 3 adults. We meet regularly to plan events and discuss what we intend doing in the immediate future.   We
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Christmas Carol Service

Our annual Christmas Carol Service took place in Ransboro Church on Tuesday December 20th. All pupils from Junior Infants to 6th class took part in the service. The service told the story of the Nativity, interspersed with carols, both traditional and modern. As usual, our Junior Infants were dressed as angels and our Senior Infants were dressed as shepherds. They sang two songs together.
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New Soft Play Area

As part of the re-development of the school in 2015, we made provision for a Soft Play area at the rear of the school. At the time, our funding only allowed us to provide a large climbing frame in this area, although we had planned out the rest of the area. Now, thanks to fundraising by our Parents’ Association (7th Class, The Adults), mainly
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School Tracksuits

Our school uniform consists of the school crested tracksuit and white polo shirt. The school tracksuit can be ordered directly online from our uniform supplier School Warehouse HERE or by phone on 074-9732185 or by email online@schoolwarehouse.ie