The pupils from 4th/5th/6th class and Seomra na Réaltaí went on a walkability audit with Caitríona Cunningham, the Green Schools Travel officer. The walkability audit aimed to investigate safe routes to walk, scoot or cycle to school. The students discussed potential hazards along the way such as broken footpaths, etc. The group also identified places […]
The students in 4th/5th/6th class entered the Think Sustainability Awards sponsored by Athenry Credit Union. The students made an excellent presentation to the adjudicators about Sustainability initiatives in the school such as The School Pollinator Plan and sustainable gardening. The students won second prize of €250 for the school.
The students in fourth, fifth and sixth class took part in a litter pick in June and were happy to discover there was a very low level of litter discovered on school grounds.
The students from 2nd to 6th class went on their school tour to Adventure World in the University of Limerick on Wednesday 8th June 2022. Activities on the day included: Swimming, Inflatable Water Slide, Last Man Standing, Disco Dome, Dash and Grab, Giant Obstacle Course, Unihoc and Wrecking Ball.
The pupils in fourth, fifth and sixth class researched projects on a range of topics and made presentations to their class.
The pupils in 4th/5th/6th class took part in a Maths Trail around the school as part of Maths week.
The students in Ms. Gaffey’s class participated in lots of gardening activities this year. Here’s some photographs of the students in 4th/5th/6th class planting dahlias and Irish wildflower window boxes. The pupils planted Irish wildflowers as part of the school Pollinator Plan to save the bees!
Local garda Edwin came to visit the school. He presented the school’s hurling and camogie team with their medals. The team recently won their division at the recent Garda Tournament.
The Easter bunny visited St. Joseph’s N.S., leaving lots of chocolate Easter eggs behind for the boys and girls.