Maths Week 2023

Maths Week 2023

Maths Week 2023

We marked ‘Maths Week’ this week, from Monday 16th October to Friday 20th October. ➕➖✖️➗

We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! We had Maths art challenges, quizzes, Maths games on the iPads, an orienteering Maths code-breaker challenge around the school grounds, “Maths Eyes” stations in the Infant classrooms where the children participated in different Maths activities and trying to figure out different Maths puzzles.

Everyone was given the chance to guess how many sweets were in their class jar, with the winner of each class getting to keep the whole jar. 🍬Looking at the photos, can you guess how many sweets were in the jars? laughing Congrats to the winners in each classroom! 👏

It really was great fun discovering Maths all around our school during the week!!

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Engineers Week 2023

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

STEM Showcase 2022/23

Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

Science Week 2022

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,...

Maths Week 2022

We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

Save the Bees Apple Trees

"Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

Space Week 2022

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...

Step One: Science

Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

Tech Week 2022

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

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Space Week 2023

Space Week 2023

Space Week 2023

Space week took off with a 3….2….1….BLAST OFF! 🚀🚀

We celebrated ‘Space Week’ from Monday 2nd of October to Friday 6th of October. 

Everyone was incredibly busy learning all about Space and making their own creations, ranging from aliens to rockets to spaceships to the galaxies. 🌍 ☄️🚀

There were many Space Week themed activities in all classes during ‘Space Week’ this year including; space engineering projects, art, poetry, experiments, space facts, and much more. 5th and 6th Class even got to visit Blackrock Observatory, where they took part in a range of science experiments and activities. 

Our school Space Walk is full of strange looking beings. 👽🧑‍🚀Here is a snapshot of some of the aliens that were made, using recyclable materials during Space Week 2023. 👽🚀

 

Engineers Week 2023

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

STEM Showcase 2022/23

Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

Science Week 2022

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,...

Maths Week 2022

We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

Save the Bees Apple Trees

"Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

Space Week 2022

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...

Step One: Science

Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

Tech Week 2022

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

Junior Infants Space Aistear

Senior Infants Space Aistear

1st Class Marshmallow Space Rockets and Art

3rd Class Rockets

5th Class Blackrock Observatory Visit & Learning about the Moon Cycle

6th Class Space Projects

Homemade Aliens

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Welcome to our Sensory Garden!

Welcome to our Sensory Garden!

Welcome to our Sensory Garden!

Our wonderful new Sensory Garden!

We have our very own Sensory Garden for everyone to enjoy! It is split into five areas, catering to each of the five senses: taste, smell, hearing, touch, and sight. Our Sensory Garden is situated so everyone can take the opportunity to have a quiet walk and relax in this calming area.

This is a fantastic addition to our school, and a huge thank you to our Parents Association for their fundraising for this project and all who contributed! 

Engineers Week 2023

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

STEM Showcase 2022/23

Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

Science Week 2022

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,...

Maths Week 2022

We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

Save the Bees Apple Trees

"Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

Space Week 2022

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...

Step One: Science

Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

Tech Week 2022

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

Our Sensory Garden!

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Picker Pals

Picker Pals

Picker Pals

Picker Pals

Picker Pals in 2nd Class
Our 2nd Class doing their bit for the local environment during the school year. They picked litter at locations of their choice to make a positive impact to their local environment. 
The smallest actions can have an enormous impact 🌻🌎♻️
Well done to all involved 👏🚮

 

Engineers Week 2023

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

STEM Showcase 2022/23

Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

Science Week 2022

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,...

Maths Week 2022

We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

Save the Bees Apple Trees

"Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

Space Week 2022

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...

Step One: Science

Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

Tech Week 2022

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

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Enrolment/Open Day

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to our school to any prospective pupils and parents on Thursday, February 8th...

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Beach Clean Up 🗑️

Beach Clean Up 🗑️

Beach Clean Up 🗑️

Beach Clean Up Day 🗑️

Here at Knockskeagh, we are currently working towards getting our 8th Green Flag – Global Citizenship Marine Environment. As part of the application process, our GreenSchools Committee participated in a beach clean up at Inchydoney Beach on Wednesday 31st May. 🗑️

Using our pickers, we picked up almost 3 bags of rubbish from the beach! We hope people visiting the beach during the summer will leave it tidy! 🚮 At Knockskeagh National School, we are advocates of “Leave no trace”. 🗑️

After the clean up, we explored the rockpool areas at the beach known as the intertidal zone. The committee discussed the impact that litter would have on the different sea creatures and how it is so important to take our rubbish home with us.🗑️

It was a very enjoyable day for all, made all the better by the beautiful sunshine. ☀️

    Please see our gallery below for a sample of what we got up to on our clean up!

     

     

    Engineers Week 2023

    We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

    Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

    Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

    STEM Showcase 2022/23

    Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

    Science Week 2022

    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,...

    Maths Week 2022

    We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

    Save the Bees Apple Trees

    "Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

    Space Week 2022

    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...

    Step One: Science

    Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

    Tech Week 2022

    We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

    Latest News

    Enrolment/Open Day

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    We would like to extend a warm welcome to our school to any prospective pupils and parents on Thursday, February 8th...

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    Active Flag Committee News Our Active Committee received good news recently as they were awarded an electric ball pump...

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    5th Class ESB Science Blast

    5th Class ESB Science Blast

    5th Class ESB Science Blast

    Last Thursday, 5th class ventured up to MIC Limerick for ESB Science Blast!

    Every student spoke so passionately about our new school Bug Hotel which they have spent the last number of months researching and constructing! 

    They also enjoyed a fantastic day full of science shows and experiments! Well done 5th class on your amazing Bug Hotel!

     

    Engineers Week 2023

    We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 4th of March to Friday 10th 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...

    Trip to Darrara Agricultural College

    Trip to Darrara Agricultural College 2023 On Wednesday 8th March, 2023, 3rd Class, 1st Class and Senior Infants headed off to Darrara Agricultural College to be shown around, and what a treat it was! The rain and snow certainly couldnt dampen our spirits! We got to...

    STEM Showcase 2022/23

    Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class students was another highlight of this year's Science Week! They explained and demonstrated different experiments, recorded themselves and sent on a recording link to each class for all the children in the school...

    Science Week 2022

    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,...

    Maths Week 2022

    We marked 'Maths Week' this week, from Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October. We have had a very busy week in Knockskeagh doing lots of different Maths activities! Each day there was a different Maths related task which kept everyone entertained.  We had Maths...

    Save the Bees Apple Trees

    "Save the Bees" initiative Last year, we participated in the SuperValu Tidy Towns Save the Bees initiative, in association with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Not only did we get to take part in a range of bee-related...

    Space Week 2022

    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...

    Step One: Science

    Experiment One Strand: Energy and Forces Class: 6th Class Activity: PeriscopsesExperiment Two Strand: Living Things Class: 6th Class Activity: Designing and Creating PlanetsExperiment Three Strand: Materials Class: 6th Class Activity: Design and make a Lava...

    Tech Week 2022

    We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 21st of March to Friday 25th of March this year.   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...

    Latest News

    Enrolment/Open Day

    Enrolment/Open Day

    We would like to extend a warm welcome to our school to any prospective pupils and parents on Thursday, February 8th...

    read more
    Active Schools Award

    Active Schools Award

    Active Flag Committee News Our Active Committee received good news recently as they were awarded an electric ball pump...

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