Gerald Griffin St. Cork

October, 2017

Sciath Na Scol

The football team played their final game in this year’s competition against Scoil Padre Pio this week. The girls played superbly and really enjoyed playing together as a team.


Friendship Week Art Competition

This morning we had another whole school assembly to celebrate the end of Friendship week in the school. Ms. Twohig’s 2nd recited a poem about friendship while the girls in 4th, 5th, and 6th class led the school singing “How far I’ll go” Shandon Street Credit Union kindly sponsored prizes for our Friendship Week art …Continue reading


Library Visit

Ms. O Brien’s class visited Blackpool library today to hear author Maria Burke talk about her new book, “The Ark of Dun Ruah”. They really enjoyed listening to her and hearing how she got ideas for her books.



CAPER started this week. This is when parents come into the school every Wednesday morning and read books with the younger classes. The children really enjoy listening to the adults reading and look forward to it every week


Shared Reading

As part of Friendship week the girls in the older classes read to the children in the younger classes. 2nd class went down to Ms. Healy’s Senior Infants where the children there read book to the 2nd class while afterwards the 2nd class girls read to the senior infants. Ms. Buckley’s 1st class went up …Continue reading


Junior Infants Bear Hunt.

Junior infants have been reading the story “We’re going on a bear hunt” with their teacher Mr. O Connor and Ms. Coleman. Earlier this week they went on their own bear hunt in the convent garden to see if they could find a bear.


Autumn Trail

First Class went on an Autumn Trail around the convent garden. We saw lots of autumn leaves and collected some for our art work.


Senior Infants’ Autumn Walk

The children in Senior Infants had a lovely walk in the school garden. They were looking for signs that Autumn is here. They gathered leaves and chestnuts. They had a great time! They can’t wait to go for another walk!  


Mini Seven’s

Last week the school football team took part in a football blitz out in Nemo Rangers. The girls showed great team spirit playing together. They had a great day out.


Friendship Week

Today the school had an assembly to launch Friendship Week. All this week we are going to be kind to everyone in the school. The older classes will be reading and playing with the younger classes. There will be a competition for all classes where the children have to design a poster based on the …Continue reading

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