Gerald Griffin St. Cork

June, 2023

Trip to the Park

As part of wellbeing week the 2nd, 4th and 5th classes took a stroll down to St. Anne’s park. The 2nd classes loved playing with the older girls.


Fitness Class

Junior Infants up to 2nd class were lucky this week to have a visit from trainers Ian and Cian. The trainers put the children through their paces with some warm ups before testing their fitness with games and relays. All the children really enjoyed it.


Intercultural Day

We held our Intercultural Day in the school yard today. It was a fantastic day where all the children dressed up in their traditional clothes. The projects that the children completed over the last few weeks were on display in the yard. There was also displays of tradition clothes. The parents and the children brought …Continue reading


Sari demonstration

1st class were very lucky today when a parent came in to show them how to wear a sari. The children loved seeing how it was put on and then the class tried putting it on one another. They were very good at it.


Art in 2nd class

2nd class were very lucky to have Siberian artist and illustrator Meri Grubic come show them some of her work today. She also demonstrated some of the techniques that she uses. Afterwards she went around and helped the children with their paintings of flowers and of portraits. The class had a wonderful time and loved …Continue reading


Henna and Hair Braiding

We had some very talented parents and family members give their time today. As part of Intercultural week they painted henna on some of the pupils. While other pupils got their hair braided. Thank you to everyone who gave their time and came into the school.


Intercultural Week Displays.

As intercultural week is starting some of the teacher and students have made some amazing displays throughout the school.


2nd Class School Tour

The two 2nd classes went on their school tour to the Mardyke Arena. We had a lovely walk down along the banks of the river lee before having a very active day. In the arena the children went rock climbing, played dodge ball, had relays, and joined together to complete team challenges. After leaving there …Continue reading


Art competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Spring Clean Art Competition held recently in the school. The winners were selected by artist Fiona Desmond.