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 school.

This is some of the feedback that we received for this year’s award,

“Excellent work Knockskeagh NS. You are deserving recipients of the DPSM Plaque Award for your STEM work this year. You engaged with a very wide range of activities as illustrated comprehensively in your submission.

I really liked that you also documented your STEM activities on your Web Site thus sharing with the community outside the school – an excellent showcase opportunity.

Your video presentations for the Sciene showcase must have been watched by many.

You did trojan work, 4th class establishing a school garden and a pond – I’m sure the wildlife in Knockskeagh will be delighted with you.

Well done on getting local engineers on board with your STEM activities too, I’m sure the engineer was pleasantly surprised with “Lorky Bridge” construction and its weight-bearing potential during the Bridge Building event.

You should also be very proud of your Environmental awareness project “Lights Out”.

Keep up the good work”

Congratulations to all staff and pupils who participated in the programme especially second class teacher Mr Denis Murphy who compiled our submission.

Please check out our dedicated Discover Primary Science and Maths page on the Awards section of our website for more information on our submission.

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