History Tour to Spike Island

On Tuesday 22nd November, 5th and 6th Classes went on a trip to Spike Island. They are currently completing projects on Dick Barret, who was killed  100years ago this year and who had a connection with Knockskeagh NS. We heard so many fascinating stories about the prison itself and about Dick Barrett, who was a prisoner there before he was killed.

The boat trip was a highlight and it was a fantastic day out. A massive thank you to Thomas O’Neill and his colleagues who told us all those informative stories!

 

Engineers Week 2022

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 7th of March to Friday 11th March this year.     Engineering Week activities this year included the following activities: Lego challenges, STEM challenges through the use of our STEM Box, a school-wide engineering quiz,  and...

Engineer Visits 3rd Class

During Engineers Week, we were delighted to welcome Niamh Ryan to 3rd class in Knockskeagh National School.  Niamh Ryan is a climate ambassador and engineer and gave an insight into sustainable development and engineering.  It was a really interesting and fun morning....

Knockskeagh Virtual Tour

We welcome you to take a look at this short video which gives an insight into the activities that Knockskeagh National School has to offer its pupil's. We really think it looks amazing. Well done to all pupils and staff who helped make it a very special video tour, we...

Lego Building Competition

Fifth class pupils Evan O Crowley and Odhran O Sullivan entered a Lego building competition run by Autism-Friendly Clonakilty recently. They loved every second of creating this building of what “My Clonakilty” looks like and worked extremely hard over these last few...

Energy Workshop

We were delighted to welcome an Energy Workshop from the Lifetime Lab. Our 3rd, 4th and 5th classes engaged in the energy workshops which covered the topics of energy sources, climate change, CO2, and what we as individuals can do to reduce the amount of energy we...

Knockskeagh Podcast

Podcast: "The Story of Tojo"   2nd Class has been busy creating and recording their very first podcast recently. It is all about the visit of a spider monkey named Tojo to Clonakilty nearly 80 years ago. The podcast was recorded in Knockskeagh and produced by all...

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...

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