Gerald Griffin St. Cork

June, 2021

Junior Infants Fun Day Out

To celebrate the end of the school year, the Junior Infant classes went on a walk to St. Anne’s Park. They played in the sunshine with their friends and when they returned to school, they had a pizza party. What a great day they had!!  


Virtual Credit Union Schools Quiz

We were delighted that some of our classes got to take part in the virtual Credit Union Schools Quiz this week. Many thanks to everyone at Credit Union Ireland and Cathedral Credit Union for their continued support of our school. Well done to all of the winners!


End of Year Assembly

It was fantastic to meet as a whole school for the End of Year Assembly today. We all gathered in the Convent Garden and got to celebrate so many of our wonderful students. Junior Infants, Senior Infants and the Romani Crew all performed songs for us. Children with full attendance were presented with their attendance certificates …Continue reading


Orienteering Fun in Fitzgerald’s Park

We were very lucky to have some classes participate in an orienteering class in Fitzgerald’s Park today. The event was organised by Cork  Sports Partnership, in conjunction with Bishopstown Orienteering Club & Cork City Council. Many thanks to all involved, it was such great fun!


The Fantastic Romani Crew!

  Over the last few weeks, some of our boys and girls have been working very hard on an amazing music project. As part of the STAR programme, a group of our Romanian children formed the Romani Crew to share their experiences of life in Cork. At music workshops facilitated by Garry McCarthy (GMCBeats) & Frank …Continue reading


First Confession

Friday June 18th was a very special day for some of the second class girls who made their First Confession in the Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne. The girls worked very hard to prepare for the First Confession and look forward to receiving the sacrament of First Holy Communion.


Senior Infants Fun Day

To celebrate all the good work that they have done in Senior Infants the classes got to enjoy a fun day. It started off with a walk down to Shandon park where they got to play in the shadow of Shandon Bells. After that it was fun time in the yard with lots of games, …Continue reading


2nd Class Enjoy Afternoon Tea

The second class girls were treated to Afternoon Tea today, as some of the girls had earlier received their First Confession. There was great excitement in the class as everyone celebrated the end of the school year with their friends. The afternoon tea was provided by Tara’s Tea Rooms on McCurtain Street, who went above …Continue reading


Fitness Training Friday June 18th 2021

Today we were very lucky to have a special visitor to our school! Cian from ATP Fitness in Douglas came to do some outdoor fitness training with some classes. It was a great opportunity for the children to exercise in the fresh air and everyone enjoyed the fun games, upbeat music and new fitness moves! …Continue reading


6th Class Trip To Fota

The 6th class girls enjoyed a trip to Fota Wildlife park yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it! The trip was a wonderful prize which the class won last year when they participated in the UCC Plus Professor Fluffy Programme, which teaches children all about college and university. Many thanks to the UCC Plus staff, and everyone …Continue reading

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