Gerald Griffin St. Cork

November, 2017

Maths 4 Fun in 2nd class

For the past number of weeks parents have been coming into 2nd class on Wednesday mornings to have fun while doing maths. The children really enjoy this time and are very appreciative to the parents that come in and play maths games with them. This week the children and parents went on a maths trail …Continue reading


Messy Play in Early Start

The children in Early Start had great fun recently when they enjoyed messy play. They got to play with water, sand, flour and shredded paper. They had great fun lying on the ground and making shapes when it was covered in paper.


Open Night

North Pres held their open night for prospective pupils and their parents recently. The pupils from 3rd to 6th classes acted as guides for the evening and demonstrating everything our school has to offer. The school choir performed, while pupils from 5th and 6th class provided refreshments. The class rooms were set up to show …Continue reading


Aistear Transport

Senior Infants transformed simple kitchen rolls into cool racing cars in Aistear this week. Just goes to show what can be done with a little imagination!


Science- Fantastic DNA Project

The girls from 4th, 5th and 6th classes had a very interesting science week. On Wednesday the girls in Ms O Briens class went to UCC where they listened to the Across Africa talk. They found it very interesting. On Thursday the UCC Cell Explorers team came to the school where they did a workshop …Continue reading


Basketball with Ciarán

On Friday the girls from 2nd to 6th classes went up to Neptune Stadium where Ciarán from Cork Sports Partnership showed the girls some more basketball skills. The girls really enjoyed playing the games that Ciarán did with them and benefited from the skills that he showed them. They will be practising their new skills …Continue reading


Westmidlands Theatre

The younger classes were very lucky today. The Westmidlands theatre company came to the school and put on the play “William the Wizard”. The children really enjoyed the show.