Gerald Griffin St. Cork

October, 2016

Late Late Toy Show Documentary

What an exciting day today in North Pres! We had a celebrity visit. Ryan Tubridy from RTÉ popped in to meet our Early Start, 3rd class and 1st class children with his film crew. This filming was to document all the work that goes into the making of the Late Late Toy Show. The Toy …Continue reading


Visit to Crawford Art Gallery

4th class visited the Crawford Art Gallery where they were shown around an exhibition. The girls picked their favourite pieces of art. Afterwards they drew their own pictures based on an artist’s work.


Maths Week

This week the children are working hard and enjoying Maths week. Ms Lapthorne and her helpers from 6th class have been very busy putting up maths signs and posters around the school. The children from 1st class up will also be going on a Maths Trail around the school during the week with some of …Continue reading


Sciath Na Scol

Congratulations to the team, who met Gaelscoil Machan in the playoff today. The girls played their hearts out and were the winners. Next step is the final which is being played in Mayfield next week. This is the first ever team from the school to make the finals. Congratulations to the supporters as well today …Continue reading


Hurling Stars

The children in Senior Infants and first class are learning hurling skills with Seán. They are really good. Watch out for them in the future!  


Gaelic Football

Our Gaelic Football Team has been busy over the past month competing in different matches.  


Lord Mayor’s Visit 2016

The Lord Mayor of Cork City Des Cahill visited our school on Monday 26th September. He was greeted by the preschoolers in our Early Start. He then walked along the corridor where our Junior and Senior Infants formed a guard of honour. Our boys and girls from 1st to 6th class welcomed him into our …Continue reading


Road Safety

Our 2nd Class walked to the City Hall today for a Road Safety Project. They learned how to be safe on our roads as pedestrians, cyclist and drivers. They had great fun. After walking safely back to school, practicing all that they had learned along the way they were given their road safety licenses.

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