The annual Santa walk around the block near the school will take place on Friday the 22nd of December. All parents, extended family members are invited to walk with the pupils on the day.
Congratulations to all those who ran in the Cross Country Championships last week in Thurles. Results: Individuals Isobel O’Hora 1st place. Callum McFadden 2nd place. Annie O’Keeffe 3rd place. Teams Under 11 Girls [3rd and 4th class] – 2nd place for their team of Isobel, Jessica Hanrahan, Jessica Phelan and Beth Kinsella. Under 13 BoysContinue reading “Cross Country Thurles”
Active Schools Week has been a busy week in the school. During the week infants to second class took part in an educational trail around the school grounds. A soccer league took place at lunch times and the final will be held next week. Relaxation activities were enjoyed by the pupils. Infants and first andContinue reading “Active Schools Week”
On a beautiful summer’s day, 5th and 6th class pupils hiked up Slievenamon yesterday as part of Active Schools Week. It was a tough climb in the warm weather so they were glad to reach the top!
Active Schools Week is underway in the school at the moment. Yesterday pupils from infants went on a trail around the school answering questions with the help of 5th and 6th class pupils. They found out who has the longest car in the car park [Jane] and discovered some minibeasts under stones. First and SecondContinue reading “Active Schools Week Update”
Congratulations to the Under 11’s who won the Cup Final on Monday in soccer. Ballyneale played Thomastown NS in the final. Thank you to Ian and Sandra for training the pupils. Well done to all!
Today the pupils took part in a looped walk around the country roads of Ballyneale. This was an event to launch the walk to school programme on Fridays as part of the Green Schools Initative. A big thank you to Hans Van De VenGreen, Schools Travel Officer with the Green Schools who joined us on theContinue reading “Easter Walk”
The boys and girls of 5th and 6th took part in a hurling blitz on Wednesday at Moyle Rovers. The day was very much enjoyed by all.
The last cycling and road safety lesson took place this week with Donal of Greenway Waterford Bike Hire for 3rd to 6th class. Infants also got a chance to use balance bikes to start them off on developing their balance and cycling skills. Thanks to Donal for the excellent lessons.
As a final farewell trip for 6th class who depart us this year, the 5th and 6th class students along with Ms. Whelan and parents climbed to the summit of Slievenamon on Monday. Best of luck to 6th class students Sarah, Mia, Maeve, Abby, Seán, Lughaidh, Eric and Oisín in their new schools.