Gerald Griffin St. Cork

May, 2017

Tug of War Blitz

3rd and 4th class took part in a Tug of War blitz in Neptune Stadium. A few weeks ago they had training in the school yard and since then they have been out practicing with their teachers. At the blitz  it was all about participating. There were loads of teams from different schools. The girls …Continue reading


Busy in 5th class.

Below is an account of all that is happening in 5th class. It was written by one of the pupils in the class. Great fun in 5th class! We all had great fun in 5th class and it’s almost over. We learned so many new things and subjects . First, we did Zumba with Ms. Whelton. …Continue reading


Communion 2017

On Saturday 13th May, our 2nd Class girls made their First Holy Communion in the North Cathedral. Afterwards they returned to the school where the Parents’ Association had put on a fantastic spread for all their families and friends. They had transformed the Blue Room into a pink paradise where the girls ate, danced and …Continue reading


Donkey Sanctuary

The 4th Class girls went to the Donkey Sanctuary as the final part of their One Book One Community Project for 2017. The girls read White Fang by Jack London which had themes of animal cruelty so a trip to this animal welfare centre was very suitable. Ms Twohig’s class groomed a donkey called Dessie …Continue reading


Tug of War

3rd and 4th class had a great time this afternoon. They had training in Tug of War. They learned how to compete in tug of war competitions safely and have fun doing it. They also showed their very competitive side pulling against each others teams. They will be taking part in a blitz later in …Continue reading


At the Restaurant

Recently Junior Infants were learning about restaurants during Aistear time. The children had to design their own menus, pretend to be in the restaurant and order food. They also learned about the jobs in the restaurant such as being a waiter, a chef and washing up the dishes after all the guests have finished their …Continue reading


Pizza party

On Monday 8th May, Ms. Coleman’s Junior Infants, made some pizza. We floured the dough. Then we rolled out the dough. Spooned on the tomato sauce. Sprinkled on some cheese. Finally we put it in the pizza oven and 20 minutes later, we had a yummy margareita pizza.