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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


Horses Video

Our Literacy Group in The Glen were learning about Horses and we read a story about them. In the story we learned some new vocabulary about horses. We decided to write our own story about horses, but instead of writing the story down, we decided to make a movie of our story. Everyone in the group contributed to the story and we edited it
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Swim For A Mile Fundraiser

Ransboro National School would like to express their sincere thanks to Michael Farrell, who participated in the recent “Swim For A Mile” event and raised the princely sum of €1200 for The Glen at Ransboro National School. Michael is a friend of Linda and John Golden, parents of Adam, who were very instrumental in fundraising and supporting this event. Thanks also to parents from
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School Features in Aistear Video

Aistear (an Irish word meaning “Journey”) is a framework for developing literacy and numeracy through play, which is very much supported and promoted by the Department of Education and Skills (DES) through the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). In Ransboro National School, we embrace this approach and focus on it in the Junior and Senior Infant classes and this approach will now
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Sports Day 2016

Our school Sports Day was held on Monday June 13th, 2016. Weather conditions were perfect to allow the pupils to partake in the sports outdoors for the full day. The day was organised this year by “Olympics 4 Schools” and was a great success. The pupils were mixed up into teams, with each team representing a country and wearing a particular colour. Teams earned
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