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Buzz Off!

December 3, 2022

This spelling game is a firm favourite of the class. They take turns spelling out the letters of their weekly spelling words followed by the words ”buzz” and “off”. The unlucky student who gives the wrong letter or comes after “off” is eliminated. 
A high pressure game! 

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Play Preparations!

December 3, 2022

The boys are absolutely loving the songs for our upcoming play!

Let‘s hope it all comes together on the day. 

Its safe to say they are enjoying the process! 

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Gaeilge: Ról imirt

December 3, 2022

Each unit in our Irish scheme has comhrá (conversation) sections in which the boys have the chance to act out the language we’re working on in a more realistic and engaging way.

Here they are pictured working on one such dramas. 

Science Week: making electrical circuits

December 3, 2022

As part of science week we did a little work on electrical circuits. The boys were challenged to complete the circuit in order to make their light bulb light. We had success!

Always a popular activity! 

Halloween Shenanigans!

December 3, 2022

That time of year! I think it’s safe to say the boys enjoyed spooky season in school! 

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History Projects

December 3, 2022

As part of our unit on The Stone Age, the boys worked on projects. They did them in small groups and put together some lovely presentation! 

This was their first project so they were given lots of guidance for this attempt. 
What a lovely job they did! 

Sciath na Scol Champions!

December 3, 2022

What a great day we had at the Sciath na Scol final. That lads were so thrilled to cheer on our 5th and 6th class boys as they sailed to victory in the final.

Well done to all involved! a fantastic day for the school! 

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A visit from Professor Possibility and Dr Nutshell

December 3, 2022

The boys were thrilled to have two scientists visit the class recently. They were taught how to make three different types of paper plane and were delighted to have the chance to fly them in turns.

Great excitement!!

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Tessellating Shapes

December 3, 2022

A fun maths activity in which the boys had to work as a team to fit shapes together with no spaces. 

Right angles and parallel lines

December 3, 2022

The boys were learning about parallel lines and right angles recently during Maths. In the pictures they are playing a simple partner game in which they need to match up lines. Also pictures are the boys using their copies to find right angles around the classroom. 

Autumn Art

October 10, 2022

Last week the boys learned about the technique of pointillism during art class. 
We used paint in autumnal colours to create  some beautiful effects with cotton buds on black paper. The boys loved this one! 

Food Dudes

October 10, 2022

Today the boys started the Food Dudes programme. 
They happily tried out carrots sticks and apple slices. We’ll be continuing with this challenge over the coming days. 

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STEM Challenge

September 16, 2022

The boys were challenged to make the tallest tower they could using just dry spaghetti and marshmallows. A challenge, but one they enjoyed! 

First Day Fun!

September 16, 2022

The boys were delighted with their ice creams on their first day back in school. Not a bad way to ease back in! 

Raffle Winners!

June 29, 2022

Congratulations to James and Luke; winners of the 3rd class raffle!! 


Chess tournament

June 29, 2022

Well done to boys for participating in our recent chess tournament. 


Special mentions to our winner Rudi Styles and to our runners run: Alex Murphy (2nd),  Jack Duggan (3rd) and Sam Twomey (4th.


Well done boys!!


Summer Fun!

June 29, 2022

The boys had a fantastic few days on their last full week of school.. On Thursday they had their soccer day in Bishopstown GAA where they were thrilled to get an ice cream. On Friday we had our school tour. Great day had by all!



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Buddy Reading

June 14, 2022

Over the last few weeks, the boys were thrilled to take part in a “Buddy Reading” scheme with the preschool. 
It was heartwarming to see how kind and nurturing the boys could be. They treated the small kids so nicely. 
Both small kids and big kids were delighted with they time they got to spend together. All-round a lovely experience!

Thank you to Sinead and Nikki from the preschool for their help. 


May 24, 2022

We‘ve been doing a bit of gymnastics over the past few weeks in PE. The boys have been doing great! 

They‘ve learned how to do pencil and forward rolls, one foot stands, bridges, crabs and shoulder stands 😃. 
Fair play boys!! 

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St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2022

Happy St. Patrick’s day from 3rd class. Enjoy the long weekend! 😁☘️

Making Shadows

March 8, 2022

The boys really enjoyed their Science lesson on light with Ms. O‘Sullivan this morning. 

They learned about light, photosynthesis and were introduced to the terms opaque, translucent and transparent. 

Cycle Right

March 2, 2022

Great fun and lots of learning today during our Cycle Right course today! 


This will continue each Wednesday for the rest of March.


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Music Class!

March 1, 2022

The boys enjoying percussion instruments during music class today! 

Maths Games

February 28, 2022

The boys have been loving our new “maths games” slot each day. 

Rainbow Fish

February 3, 2022

We finally finished our Rainbow Fish project and I think you’ll agree that the boys did a wonderful job. Their work looks beautiful up on the wall. 

Romero Britto and James Rizzi Art

January 24, 2022

Some time ago, the boys worked on two pieces in the style of artists Romero Britto and James Rizzi. 

The boys spent quite a while making sure every detail was attended to in this art work. 

Rainbow Fish

January 20, 2022

The boys recently worked on a story in Ready to Go called The Rainbow Fish. 
We are now working on an art project to go along with the story. The boys are really enjoying the process.


Halloween Art

October 22, 2021

This was a very simple but very effective art activity. The boys did a wonderful job! 

Happy Halloween! 🎃

October 22, 2021

We had great fun today with all of the lovely costumes. Well done to all involved! The boys really enjoyed it! 

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Some recent snaps

October 8, 2021

The boys have been working hard over the last few days. Pictures below we have:

Keep up the great work lads! 

Orienteering Trip

September 30, 2021

The boys really enjoyed their orienteering trip to Murphy’s Farm today. We were blessed with some fine weather after a very wet morning. The boys teamed up into groups of 4 or 5 and tore around the course in no time. Well done to all! 

Communion Art

September 28, 2021

The boys worked so hard on their artwork for the First Communion. Lots of patience was needed for this one! Well done boys. It looks great! 🤩

Bike Week

September 20, 2021

The boys really enjoyed Bike Week last week here in SSNB. On Friday they were treated to a special circus performance. They were also delighted to take home a special gift each. 
Thank you to Cork Sports Partnership and to all the wonderful parent volunteers for organising this event.

Ice Cream Van🍦

June 25, 2021

We had so much fun this morning up at the GAA club! The ice cream was yummy and the games were a blast! 

Huge thank you to the Parents Association! 

Raffle Winners

June 23, 2021

Congratulations to our two raffle winners Jack and Darragh!

Thank you to everyone who donated items to the raffle! 

Chalk Drawings!

June 23, 2021

We gave our yard a little makeover yesterday! 

Check out some of our drawings! 

Murphy's Farm Fun!

June 23, 2021

We went to Murphy's Farm on Tuesday to play a little bit of kickball and soccer! We had great fun!

We Ran a Marathon!

June 23, 2021

We accepted a huge challenge at the beginning of May and agreed to run a full marathon in just 15 days! The weather wasn't always on our side, but we made up the kms on the sunny days. We had an inspirational video call with Olympic Champion Rob Heffernan halfway through to keep us motivated.

Well done to everyone, a very impressive achievement!!  

GAA Mad!!

June 23, 2021

We loved walking to the GAA pitch and competing in our Class League in May! It was very competitive but also lots of fun! We then moved onto an Interclass League this month and gave the 4th Class boys a run for their money!! 

Santa Visit!

December 22, 2020

Santa came to visit us last week and we went to see him in his grotto! Safe to say we are all on his 'Nice List' in this year!!

Merry Christmas to all our 3rd Class friends and families! 

See you in 2021!