Dates for the first term of the School Year 2017-2018

Wednesday 30th August : School reopens

Mid Sept : Annual Beach Trip

Monday 25th Sept : Staff meeting, the pupils go home an hour earlier

Thursday 28th : Annual Church Service for all schools in St Peters Church, Bandon (Uniform needed)

Monday 2nd – 6th October : Breakfast Week

Sept/Oct : Zumba Classes and Tag Rugby starts

Fri 27th October : Halloween Party

Monday 30th Oct – Fri 3rd Nov : Halloween Break

Mon 13th – Fri 17th November : Parent Teacher Meetings

Friday December 22nd : School Christmas Concert and closing at 12 noon

Mon 25th Dec – Fri 5th Jan : Christmas Holidays

Summer News

We welcome Ms Jane Willis as a new member of our Teaching staff

Congratulations to Vicki Good and her U12 relay team in getting a bronze medal at the All Ireland Relays in Athlone in July.

Congratulations to the following prize winners of the “Ford 100” Schools Art Competition : Infants : Freya McSweeney (3rd prize),  1st and 2nd Classes : Isabel Grunwell  (Highly recommended). 3rd and 4th Classes : Martha O’Flynn (1st prize)

Ford 100 Fest : Best of luck to the Buttimer Family, past students of our school,  as they host this celebration of 100 years of Ford in Ireland, on Sunday August 27th.  Where you will see live demonstrations of ploughing, threshing, silage and corn cutting, farming from the olden days etc

Rabbit Art and Mosaics


We finished off our stained glass windows. We all had the same template but we had to pick a colour and use shades of that colour to paint in the different parts of the template.


These mosaic rabbits took forever to finish but were well worth it. It involved gathering pages of magazines in our chosen colours, tearing these into tiny pieces and putting them on the collage.

The Parachute

We all had to work together to get the parachute up in the air.  Then we tried throwing balls up in the air from the bounce of the parachute. We also played a game where we switched places with one another under the parachute while it ascended back down.

Then we all got in under the parachute and sat down, while it was still up in the air and when it came back down we were like the top of a mushroom. We had great fun with the parachute.