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Today 5th Class had two special visitors, Dermot and Regina from Pfizer who visited them to promote STEM Education and Junior Achievement. Dermot and Regina gave the class an excellent insight into the work that Pfizer carry out in their plants. The class carried out exercises and games based on …

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Eco Adventures

Third, Fourth and Fifth Classes had their school tours tours over the past two days in Eco Adventures in Aghada. The action packed days began with some team building games and adventures in the woods. This was followed by team archery games complete with protective headgear! The afternoon saw everyone …

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Fifth Class Walking Tour

Today 5th Class explored the South Side of Cork City with a very knowledgeable tour guide, named Noreen.They visited an enormous amount of historical monuments and places. The list is endless but here are just a few locations that they explored: The Great World War I Memorial on South Mall, …

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Drama Workshops

Fifth and Sixth Classes participated in a drama workshop facilitated by award winning actress and producer, Nora Scannell, from Rossmore. The children played drama games and took part in variety of improvisations. Great fun was had by all! Go raibh maith agat, Nora!

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Cork Harbour Trip

Cork Harbour Trip

Last Thursday Fifth Class had their  boat trip around the harbour – their prize for entering the Port of Cork competition. The class filled three rib boats. They passed by Cobh and Crossshaven on the  trip. Thankfully the weather stayed dry for them. So if you heard a lot of …

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Port of Cork

Well done to Fifth Class, Mrs. O’ Dea and Mary who participated in the Port of Cork Schools Initiative for 2018. As a result of their efforts the class received a certificate of participation and will be treated to a boat trip around the harbour, compliments of the Port of …

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Port of Cork Project

Good luck to Fifth Class who are participating in the Port of Cork Annual Competition. For their project, they decided to study and focus on the industries, businesses and developments (past, present and future) in the Cork City Docklands. They particularly found the future of the Tivoli area very interesting …

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Tag Rugby Blitz

5th Class had a very enjoyable day at the Cork Rugby N.S. Festival 2018 today.  They did Scoil Barra Naofa very proud in all their three games. They also met two very famous Munster rugby players. Spot them in our pictures!

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Writers in School

Fifth and Sixth Classes had a Creative Writing workshop today with Paul Casey from ‘The Writers in School’ programme. They discussed what makes a good short story, story starters, character profiles and ending types. They brain stormed ideas, did a mind map and began the first draft of a story. …

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Grandparents’ Tech Day

Fifth Class were delighted to host Scoil Barra Naofa’s very own ‘Grandparents’ Tech Day’ today.  It was such an enjoyable and special day for all. They taught their Grandparents more about technology and how they could use it more. Firstly, they brainstormed with their Grandparents and planned what they would …

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