Gerald Griffin St. Cork

March, 2019

March Assembly

Our March assembly was held last week. 4th class choir treated us to a performance of two of their songs which they performed earlier in the week with The Cork National Children’s Choir. Everyone was so proud of the work that the children and their teachers put into learning and performing the songs. The kindness …Continue reading


Soup in Early Start

The children in Early Start have been learning about food recently. Last week they made their own vegetable soup. It tasted delicious.


Lá Glas

The whole school enjoyed a Lá Glas to celebrate St. Patrick’s day. The children dressed up with a splash of green before enjoying Irish dancing during the day.


Brunch Club

The Health Promoting school committee has organised for each class to participate in Brunch Club. This gives each class a chance to sit together and enjoy pastries, fruit and other treats while chatting with class mates and getting to know them better. The classes really enjoy the experience.


100 Days Bowling Reward

Twenty of our pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class won the 100 Days Attendance Challenge by being in school everyday for the first hundred days of the 2018/2019 school year. As a reward they went bowling in the Leisure Plex.


Delicious Pancakes

The children enjoyed pancakes this week. Some classes made their own batter before cooking them the following day. While other classes enjoyed trying out different toppings on their pancakes. I think that everyone was in agreement though that they tasted delicious. 


World Book Day 2019

North Pres celebrated World Book Day 2019 in style. Many of our children and teachers dressed up as characters from their favourite books. Thirty senior infant and first class parents participated in C.A.P.E.R. (Children and Parents Enjoying Reading) in the morning. Afterwards the first and fourth classes walked to Waterstones to buy a book using …Continue reading


February Assembly

The monthly assembly for February was held this week. There was a special award for a 6th class girl for the superb job that she did when she was a Lunchtime Pal before Christmas. Senior Infants performed a song about the animals in the jungle. Ms. Murray told the school about the upcoming Dress up …Continue reading