Gerald Griffin St. Cork

November, 2015

Trip to the English Market

4th class went on a trip to The English Market this week. Along the way they stopped outside the Opera House and in Opera Lane to fill out some of their question. There was also a stop next to the Echo Boy. When the class got to the English Market, they split into groups and …Continue reading


Michael Morpurgo in the City Hall

Recently girls from 4th, 5th and 6th classes went to Cork City Hall to hear author Michael Morpurgo talk about his new books. All the girls ( their parents) and teachers enjoyed hearing Michael tell stories about his books and where he got the ideas behind them.


A busy week.

4th class were very busy this week. We are learning all about procedural writing so this week they put it into practise by baking Tiffin. We had great fun going through all the steps in the recipe as well as practising out maths while weighing out the ingredients. The tiffin was delicious. Also during the …Continue reading


The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

The children from Junior Infants to First Class really enjoyed the pantomime ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ this week. West Midlands Theatre Group put on a great show and we are already looking forward to next year’s show! Have a look at the photos! 


Comic Book Strips

5th Class worked with an artist to create comic book strips. Each group of girls had to develop a story based on the theme of Drug Awareness. Members of the Hillgrove Outreach Project helped the girls develop their ideas. 5th Class learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.