Step Two: Technology

Step Two: Technology

Step Two: Technology

IPads

Our school uses iPads for two classes per week per class group from Junior Infants to 6th class!
Each class uses the IPads to; access information for project work, access an abundance of different programs or play educational games.
They really are a fantastic resource!!

 

Use of Online Resources

Our school adopted a number of online platforms to stay connected with pupils and parents during the lockdown period. Class teachers connected with pupils and parents using e-mail and online platforms such as Google classroom, SeeSaw, and Class Dojo.

Many classes completed various weekly SESE projects using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Also, some classes used Kahoot to complete a weekly quiz during the lockdown period.

Science Week 2022

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Space week took off with a 3....2....1....BLAST OFF! 🚀🚀 We celebrated 'Space Week' from Monday 3rd of October to Friday 7th of October.  Everyone was incredibly busy learning all about Space and making their own creations, ranging from aliens to rockets to spaceships...

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Experiment One Strand: Living Things Class: 2nd Class Activity: Mini Beast HuntExperiment Two Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 1st Class Activity: Marble RunExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava LampExperiment Four...

Tech Week 2022

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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, an engineering quiz,  and learning about...

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Engineers Week 2020

Engineers Week 2020

Engineers Week 2020

We marked ‘Engineers Week’ from Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th 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 including; lego challenges, investigating sound and light using electrical circuits, bridge building,  engineering projects and much more.  Our STEM box proved a great success. Each class got an opportunity to explore its contents and were tasked with a number of STEM challenges using its resources. All classes were involved in the activities. 

 

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We marked Science Week 2022 from Monday 14th to Friday 18th November.  👩‍🔬🔬 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,...

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Knockskeagh General Election

Knockskeagh General Election

Knockskeagh General Election

We held our very own general election in February 2020 this year.
Each 6th class member was assigned a candidate in the Cork South West general election.
The morning begun with all 6th class canvassing the school yard!

Then they moved onto their speeches in the school hall where they outlined their own and their parties manifestos!(a lot of homework off and pizza parties were promised).

All classes from first to sixth class then voted!
Afterwards led by Mrs Beechinor , 6th class tallied and counted the votes! Here their Maths skills were put to the test!!

The quota was 49 votes to get elected!

After the second vote Holly Cairns – Roisin Duggan and Christopher O Sullivan -David Harte got the Quota and were elected!

On the third count Paul Hayes – Ben Coffey and Joseph Allen got elected!

All 6th class did really well!

The 6th class had a fantastic day and were able to see first hand how the electoral system works from canvassing to the vote count!

Well done to all involved!

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Ficheall.ie Regional Chess Tournament

Ficheall.ie Regional Chess Tournament

Ficheall.ie Regional Chess Tournament

Our 5th and 6th class pupils represented the school in the Ficheall.ie Regional Chess Tournament held in The Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway on Thursday the 30th of January. It proved to be a very enjoyable day. Well done to all who participated in the tournament.

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Taekwondo

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GAA

Conan from Clonakilty GAA club has returned this year to help coach fundamental movement and GAA skills to all our classes. Coach Conan visits our school every Wednesday and all the pupils are always delighted to hear it's GAA time. 😀 Thank you Conan for providing...

Rugby

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School Musical – Mary Poppins

School Musical – Mary Poppins

School Musical – Mary Poppins

Many thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make this year shows such a success. Your co-operation leading up to the show and on the night itself was very much appreciated. 

I’m sure anybody who was present at the show would agree that all classes were simply amazing on both nights. They should be very proud of themselves and we’re sure they’ll have great memories of the shows for many years to come. Maith sibh go léir. 

The DVD of the show will be available to buy shortly. 

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History Tour to Spike Island

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Science Week 2022

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5th and 6th Class Orienteering

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Halloween Parade 2022

What a day!!  Our annual Halloween Parade took place today around our school track and it was fantastic entertainment. There was an abundance of creativity, color, and fun on display.  The standard was extremely high this year and the judges had a tough job on their...

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Open for Enrolments

Knockskeagh National School is now open for enrolments for the school year 2023/24.  Please contact us by phone at 023 88 38070 or by email at cnocsceachns@gmail.com for more information.  We welcome you to take a look at this short video which gives an insight into...

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