Gerald Griffin St. Cork

March, 2015

North Pres: A School Of Many Welcomes

Signs of the times as pupils greet Education Minister Jan O’ Sullivan and Mental Health Minister Kathleen Lynch at North Presentation Primary School. They were welcomed to the school in 40 different languages. We were very proud to be chosen for this visit and all of our pupils and parents present on the day were …Continue reading


School Choir

The school choir took part in the Cor Fheile this week. They sang three songs- “When I grow up” from the musical Matilda, “A Noirin Bheag” and “Isle of Hope”.


One Book, One Community Quiz

Pupils in 4th class were taking part in the One Book, One Community project recently. They all read 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne. Four girls came together as a team and took part in a table quiz against pupils in neighbouring schools who also read the book. They had great fun at …Continue reading



Some of the school band are busy practising in preparation for their confirmation, which will be held on the 27th of April.


Credit Union Quiz

Pupils from 6th class made up two teams and took part in the Credit Union table quiz recently. Even though they didn’t win they still enjoyed participating in the quiz.


School Book Fair

The school book fair was held recently in the parents rooms. There was a great choice of books to choose from and all the children got the chance to browse and look at the books before making a choice and buying their favourite one.


Gardening Time

Children from each of the classes helped out in the school garden this week. They dug up all the weeds and got the flower beds ready for this year’s crops. They planted vegetables, such as potatoes, carrots and lettuce, herbs and some flowers. The children learned all about how plants grow. The whole school will …Continue reading


St. Patrick’s Day

Senior Infants did some lovely art to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. They were all ready to go to the parade last Tuesday.    


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

4th class took part in the One Book, One Community project where a number of schools in the area read the same book. The book that was chosen this year was “20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne. After reading the book the class had a great time doing an art project with …Continue reading


5th Class Authors

5th class girls were budding authors recently when they each wrote a special book for the children in Senior Infants. They asked the children questions, went back to their classroom, wrote the book, illustrated it and published the book. They then went back and had great time reading the book ¬†with the Senior Infants.  

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