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, Engineering and Maths.  

There were many technology-related activities throughout each class during the week.

IPADS

Our school is very lucky to be in a position to have a set of 30 IPads. Each class had their usual IPad class during the week, where pupils engaged with many educational applications to help with numeracy, literacy, and other areas throughout the curriculum. 

Some Tech Week Activities from around the school

5th Class were busy coding during the week creating their own “Dance Party using code.org. This proved a great hit with all pupils.

Also, 5th Class designed their own parachutes and tested them to find the time they took to hit the ground from a specific height. 

3rd Class planned, designed, and executed their experiment to move a range of model vehicles using battery power fans. Also, they completed projects on interesting inventors from history. Well done 3rd Class!

2nd Class designed their own Pet Apps, there were some amazing design suggestions from these budding app developers. Also, they completed some problem solving and literacy-based activities using Ipads. 

Check out the pictures below, more will follow very soon. 

Science Week 2021

We marked 'Science Week' from Monday 8th to Friday 12th November last week.   There was a variety of science activities investigated and explored in each class this year including; a range of science experiments, bug hunts, science shows, our virtual Science Showcase,...

Maths Week 2021

We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday  18th October to Friday 22nd October.   We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different maths activities! We had maths games in the school hall on Monday, a ‘Maths Eyes’ trail finding 2D and 3D shapes...

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...

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...

5th Class “Dance Party” Coding and “Parachute Testing”

3rd Class Battery-Powered Vehicles and Inventor Projects

2nd Class Ipad App Design

Latest News

Christmas Holidays

Christmas Holidays

As we come to the end of the term in school, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the incredible...

read more
Christmas Art Exhibition

Christmas Art Exhibition

Christmas Art Exhibition The video is a walk-through of our beautiful art exhibit in our school and gives a taste of...

read more
Santas Magical Movies

Santas Magical Movies

Our 6th Class recently transformed our school hall into a cinema theatre as part of the Junior Entrepreneur...

read more