Engineers Week 2021

We marked ‘Engineers Week’ from Monday 1st of March to Friday 5th March this year.  We are presently working towards the Discover Primary Science Plaque of STEM Excellence which is awarded to schools in recognition of their extensive work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  

There were many engineering challenges and activities  during ‘Engineers Week’ this year throughout the classes. They included STEM challenges, a zoom call with an engineer, quizzes, engineering shows and much more.

Space Week 2021

We celebrated 'Space Week' from Monday  4th of October to Friday 8th of October last week.  This year, we introduced the "Space Booklet" for all pupils in our school. The Space booklet was packed full of space facts, information, puzzles, colouring sheets, and much...

Award of Science and Maths Excellence 2020/21

We have just received the great news that our school has been awarded its ninth ‘Award of Science and Maths Excellence’ for the school year 2020/21. We are extremely proud of this award, as it once again demonstrates the work done in Science & Maths throughout the...

Bridge Building

Bridge Building Knockskeagh recently hosted a bridge building competition. The competition this year involved all 6th class pupils. The students' task was to work in teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. They were provided with just lollipop sticks...

1st and 2nd Class Beach Day

Beach Day Our 1st and 2nd class visited Red Strand Beach on Monday the 21st of June. They completed a number of science investigations including; Sorting man-made and natural objects Measuring wavelength Is there iron in the sand? How is sand made? What's in the...

School Garden

School Garden 4th Class recently took on our garden project and did an amazing job. They put in trojan work, cleaning all our flower and vegetable beds. Then they got to work planting. They planted peas, beans, edible flowers, onions, carrots, salad leaves, beetroot,...

Green Schools Action Day

Green Schools - "No Power Hour" The Green-Schools Committee has been working very hard behind the scenes towards getting our 7th Green Flag, Global Citizenship: Energy. They have been raising awareness on how looking after our local environment helps people all over...

Tech Week 2021

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 19th of April to Friday 23rd of April this year.  We are presently working towards the Discover Primary Science Plaque of STEM Excellence which is awarded to schools in recognition of their extensive work in Science, Technology,...

Award Winners for March

Congratulations to our Award Winners for the month of March 😊   Class Mathematician of the month Computer Star Artist of the Month PE Star Junior Infants Sam Harrington Oscar Mia Buttimer Bobby Scott Senior Infants Charlie O'Donovan Cian Crowley Gracie Kelleher...

Engineer Zoom Call

On Friday last as part of Engineers Week, Paul McCarthy Engineer with Pepsi in Cork spoke to both Senior Infants and 2nd Class via a Zoom Call. Thank you Paul for the very informative presentation about all things engineering. It was great fun and it certainly sparked...

“When we’re Covid-19 free, this is where I’d like to be”

“When we’re Covid 19 free, this is where I’d like to be” was the title to this years Engineers Week whole school project. 

Recent school years have been very different due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Everybody has had to stick with travel restrictions sometimes limiting people to 5km of their own home.

For Engineers Week this year, we decided to spark the imaginations of our pupils and challenged them to draw or build a structure from a country or place that they’d love to visit when travel restrictions lift.

Our pupils certainly rose to the challenge and produced some wonderful designs and structures using all types of materials.

Check out each gallery below for a snapshot of some of the amazing creativity in this project and in other STEM activities during Engineers Week.

More pictures of activities to follow soon.

Junior Infant Projects

2nd Class Projects

3rd Class Projects

4th Class Projects

5th Class Projects

5th Class Project Videos

6th Class Projects

STEM Activities in Senior Infants

STEM Activities in 2nd Class

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