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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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2nd Class School Tour

We had a great day on our tour to Kids Kingdom and Forest Park.

Sligo Primary Schools Cross Country

Well done to everyone who represented the school at the Sligo Primary Schools Cross Country on Saturday 8th October at Sligo I.T. We entered a team in each of the 4 categories – Junior Girls, Junior Boys (3rd and 4th classes) and Senior Girls and Senior Boys (5th and 6th classes). Three children qualified for the Connacht Cross Country – Cathal Gilligan (junior), Anna McDaniel
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Ireland’s Fastest Feet

On Sunday 11th September a number of children from 1st and 2nd classes entered Sligo’s leg of Ireland’s Fastest Feet at the Regional Sports Complex. The children had the opportunity to run 20m through speed gates. The children all ran very well and received certificates for their efforts. We need to wait to see if any of the children make it through to the finals
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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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Girls Win Cumann na mBunscol Final

Our girls football team won our section of the Cumann na mBunscol on finals day in Markievicz Park on Saturday June 11th. Claiming the title for the first time in five years, the girls defeated a spirited side from St. John’s NS, Ballisodare. Being a point ahead at half time, the opposition went three points ahead during the second half. But our girls rallied
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Sports Day

‘Olympics 4 Schools’ came to our school this year to run the Sports Day. It was a brilliant Day, The sun even came through the clouds to help make the day even better. There were many activities taking place over the day. Here are some of the pictures from 1st Class of the events of the day.

Be Active ASAP

Children from 1st class and 2nd class are involved in the Be Active ASAP program which is designed to encourage children to participate in fun physical activity with an emphasis on enjoyment, learning and a variety of activity. As part of the program parents act as leaders and each week work on activities with groups of children. We had our first session on 26th
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Active School Week – walk a k after school

Parents, pupils and staff enjoyed walking a k after school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Taking a well earned break!                  

Active School Week – Irish Dancing

1st and 3rd class had a great time with Siobhan learning some steps or showing of their dancing ability.