Cross Country #3

What an amazing result for the school in Ballina. Joint second for the 3rd/4th class team and 5th for Lucy and 11th for Lauren individually. 'Wow' is all we can say!

Mercy Day Celebration

We were delighted to celebrate our Mercy heritage with a Mass led by our school chaplain, Fr Seán on Monday September 25th. It was wonderful to share our celebration with members of the wider community and especially members of the Sisters of Mercy. As always Sr Margo helped us with our choir and we sang the Suscipe - the famous prayer of Catherine McAuley. Our 5th & 6th Classes led us in song, helped by their teaches and Sr Margo and our 4th Classes led us in the readings and prayers. Many Thanks to Fr Seán and all who helped u to honour this important occasion.

Mapping in 5th Class

The ladies have been busy mapping as part of their Geography Curriculum in 5th Class. Such amazing work and the attention to detail is second to none. These are just a flavour of the great work being done. Thanks to Ms D Foy and Bean Uí Chógáin for sharing! Well done ladies!

Extra Curricular Activities 2017 2018

How blessed are we are to have such an exciting array of Extra Curricular activities on offer this year. From Art to Music and Singing, from Computers to Football, from Puppet Theatre to Céilí and Set Dancing and from Drámaíocht to Dance Mania where would you get such fantastic opportunities? We owe a huge 'Thank You' to members of staff who devote their time, energy and talents to this. Their generosiity and expertise is very humblig!

Cross Country #2

More photos of a wonderful day out #dabs #selfies #fitnessfun #memories

Cross Country 2017

Our ladies had a great day at Cross Country today, Thursday September 20th. They travelled to Ballyvary and represented our school in two races. We had a team in the 3rd and 4th class race and a team in the 5th and 6th class race. The following girls represented our school: Winnie Lawrence Zara Cunningham Juliet Molloy Sorcha Higgins Mischa Roche Ashling Treacy Charlotte Cleary Éabha McHale Lauren McDonnell McHale Gráinne Cogan Ainara Gilmartin Maya Kulendren Kate McElevey Lucy Molloy Huge Congratulations to all the ladies who ran the course today. Our 3rd/4th Class team did exceptionally well and got first place and will now move on to represent us in the County finals in Ballina next T

Courses in the Family Centre, Castlebar

The Family Centre in Castlebar offers great courses during the year for parents and children. They have lots of interesting talks, workshops and training days on various topics under the following headings:Personal Development, Family and Parenting, Loss and Bereavement, Professional Training and Faith & Spirituality. The services provided through the Centre, or with our support, include; Counselling, Mayo Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service, Hope & Flourish Projects, Family Mediation, Rainbows, Bereavement Support, Faith development & formation, Educational Programmes, Parenting support, Legal advice, Money Advice & Budgeting Service. Visit their web site here for more information. A ne

Mayo Ladies 2017

To show our support for the fantastic Mayo ladies in their quest for the Brendan Martin cup on Sunday next when they play Dublin in Croke Park, we have a Green and Red Day on Friday September 22nd. While we may be still feeling disappointed about the final outcome on Sunday last, it is really important to get fully behind our ladies in their quest for their All-Ireland title on Sunday.

CTY Ireland

The Centre for Talented Youth in DCU has asked us to bring this to your attention. Primary School Students CTYI provides course for primary school students between the ages of 6-13, with availability varying by location. These courses are designed to stand outside the mainstream school curriculum but also provide enrichment of this curriculum. Courses have a strong academic element, with a faster pace which gifted and talented students feel more comfortable moving at and with content students are unlikely to have accessed via school before. Our courses are delivered by lecturers, researcher, practitioners and highly able postgraduate students in the relevant fields, they feature a highly int

Mayo Monday September 11th 2017

Here are some photos from our first Mayo Day today. We had some surprise visitors and all our wonderful staff and students took it very much in their stride! Sincere thanks to everyone for adding to the enthusiasm and excitement today. We are very lucky to be able to show our support for our Mayo teams.

Coming for Sam!

We had great fun today when we had a surprise visit from Sandra Ganley the Mayo Rose and RTÉ cameras. Our musicians got to play for Sandra doing her famous 'brush dance'and we also got to sing our 2017 anthem for the All-Ireland Final. The song was written by Ms Healy and choreographed by Ms Daly. In the audience today we had children from 1st to 4th class while children in 5th and 6th class performed for us. Sincere thanks to all the staff and children today and of course to our parents who decked the girls out in Green and red. RTÉ have told us that we will be on the 6.01 news on Friday, so plan your evening in advance. It'll be the start of a great weekend, le cúnamh Dé and a great sta

Mayo Days 2017

We are having not one but two Mayo days next week - Monday 11th and Friday 15th of September! Children are asked to dress in their county colours of green and red. No need to buy anything - just dress up in green and red! Practise your songs - the Green & Red of Mayo and our very own song 'We're Coming for Sam!' You can sing along to it here! You have the words! Mums and Dads can dance too!

NUI Galway Youth Academy

NUI Galway have asked us to bring this information to you on their behalf. The Youth Academy works with high ability primary school children in the local community to support their learning and academic development. The programme aims to inspire entry into university by introducing children and their families to university life and by creating positive perceptions of the university and its academic programmes. The Youth Academy works with 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils who have achieved in the top 5%, based on standardised test results. Students are eligible to apply if they are in the top 5 % in Maths or English. It does not have to be in both. This equates to a STen of 9 or 10. Applicatio

Achievements 2016/17

Last year we celebrated many successes in our school and we are very conscious that each and every one of our ladies celebrated success in their classrooms everyday and teachers share these through photographs on our regularly updated slideshow in the front hall and web site which Miss Donnellan co-ordinates for us. We have here a slideshow of other achievements celebrated on a whole school level last year. We are very proud of these achievements and initiatives and we look forward to more similar successes and opportunities in 2017/2018 and are gtrateful to the support of all staff members, parents and Board of Mnagement.

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