Walk Around Europe

Walk Around Europe 

This year all classes took part in a ‘Walk around Europe’. Instead of hopping on a plane and visiting all the countries in the EU, we went on a trip to all the countries around the track in Knockskeagh!

At every stop we learned about the capital of the country, saw a picture of a famous landmark and listened to some interesting facts, and learned how to say “hello” in their native language, which was great fun to practice!

 

Walk Around Europe 

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...

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Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class was a little different this year. The 6th class working in their pods completed some video-recorded experiments in their classroom. They explained and demonstrated each of their experiments.  Then, the recording...

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Space Week 2020

We marked 'Space Week' from Monday  5th October to Friday 9th October last week.  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,...

Knockskeagh receive Primary Science and Maths Award

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