Parachute egg drop Room 27

Parachute egg drop Room 27

The children in 5th class Room 27 have been busy making parachutes this week while working on their STEM Egg drop activity. They have been investigating and experiementing about the the effects of air resistence and gravity on their parachute.First they dropped an egg on its own. Then they tried ou

Playground Orchestra Visits

Playground Orchestra Visits

We had a lovely day in school today. Draoícht Theatre had arranged for the PLAYground Orchestra to visit and perform for all the children. We had planned to hold the concert in the yard but unfortunately the conductor said the wind would make the music stands all blow away! Luckily we have a very bi

Mini-beast hunt 2nd class

Mini-beast hunt 2nd class

The children in Room 12 had great fun on their mini-beast hunt last week. They saw ants, slugs, ladybugs, centipedes and spiders!

Communion Day May 14th

Communion Day May 14th

Congratulations to all the boys and girls in rooms 9 and 13 who made their First Communion yesterday. Thank you to their teachers Ms. McGann and Ms. Walsh who prepared them so well and to Fr. Denis for the lovely ceremony.

Lego Robotics in Room 27 5th class

Lego Robotics in Room 27 5th class

Take a look at some of the fantastic projects completed by Ms. G. Fay’s 5th class over the last few weeks. They built and programmed Cooling Fans, Moving Satellites, Milo the Science Rover and other scice projects looking at pulling, speed, robust structure, plants and pollinators and preventing flo

First Holy Communions

First Holy Communions

We want to send our best wishes to our 2nd class pupils in Ms. McGann and Ms. Walsh’s classes who making their First Holy Communion on Saturday at 11am.

Minister Chambers visits our school

Minister Chambers visits our school

We were delighted to welcome our past pupil Jack Chambers, Minister of State for Sport, the Gaeltacht and Defence, to our school this morning. He was welcomed by Conrad and Alannah.He took time for a visit to the Hub where children from Senior Infants, 5th and 6th demonstrated some STEM projects an

Sporting Success in 6th class!                                                           @StBrigidsGAA

Sporting Success in 6th class! @StBrigidsGAA

We were very proud to head that the St. Brigid’s GAA Féile camogie teams had great success over the weekend, with the A team winning the Division 2 title and the B team losing in a well contested semi-final.What made it even more special was that several of our 6th class girls were playing on both t

Buddy Reading returns

Buddy Reading returns

We are delighted to see our Buddy Reading initiative return today with 5th class and Junior InfantsRoom 2 started today with Mr. Harrison’s 5th class. The girls and boys read their readers for them today and were so proud and happy to do so.

Room 12 Tour

Room 12 Tour

Take a look at some photos of Room 12 on their tour to Causey farm this week! They had a fantastic day.

Cross Country Day 2

Cross Country Day 2

Mr. Lowery and Ms. Ní Fhearghail took over 50 pupils to Porterstown today to take part in the Fingal Cross Country Meet. They had a great day both teachers were raving about how well behaved they all were. Ms Fay was very proud to hear this great report.

Leprechaun Cup

Leprechaun Cup

We were delighted to visit Castleknock College today to take part in day 1 of the Leprechaun Cricket Cup. Mr.Lowery and Ms. Ní Fhearghail’s classes had a fun day playing cricket against each other in the Spring sunshine.On Wednesday our other two 6th’s will compete.Our thanks to Castleknock College

Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022

Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022

Written by Ciara O’Reilly 4th classOn the 2nd April, 2022, 48 children from all over Ireland had the chance to represent their province at the Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022. It was held in Kingscourt, Co.Cavan due to the great facilities there.Two girls from our school, Evie McCarth

Easter Bonnets

Easter Bonnets

6th class have been busy constructing some spectacular Easter Bonnets.

Cross Country

Cross Country

Really successful return to the Fingal Athletics in Porterstown on Tuesday. All the children ran very well and did themselves, Mr. Lowery and Saint Brigid’s proud.

National Tree Week

National Tree Week

We were very excited during the week to receive a delivery of 300 bare root whips courtesy of the Castleknock Tidy Towns Association.This was in conjunction with National Tree Week and the hope is that the boys and girls will plant their trees all around the local area this week. There was a mix of

6th Class Football

6th Class Football

Here is a great picture of the 6th class footballers after their match yesterday. They are with Mr. O’Loughlin and Keith Barr who is an ex Dublin Player from the 90s. Keith came up to watch the boy’s match and he also gave them a great team chat.The boys have played 4 matches so far in their compe

A Morning Jig!

A Morning Jig!

Mr. Harrison and Mr. Sweeney were on the stairs this morning to welcome the 5th and 6th class pupils with a few rousing tunes. They even managed to get a few of the girls to dance a jig.Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to all our pupils, parents and guardians.Reminder : We are closed Thursday 17th, Friday

Handball Report from Carlow

Handball Report from Carlow

Report by Evie McCarthy & Ruth LangenbachThe Cumann na mBunscol Leinster Handball Championship was held in Carlow on Friday 11th March 2022. The boys played in Tinryland GAA club and the girls played in Garyhill Handball club. Games were up to 11 points with each team taking turns to serve five time