Archive | October


O’ Duffy Cup Visit

Scoil Barra Naofa was delighted to welcome Aoife Murray, aunt of Isabella Murray in Fourth Class, to the school today with the O’ Duffy cup. Aoife was a member of the victorious team who won the recent All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship. She was accompanied by coach, Paudie Murray. Our thanks …

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Healthy Eating Week

This week was Healthy Eating Week and we had a fantastic week of activity with a great food tasting morning on Thursday organised by our Parents’ Association who provided a feast of tasty treats for everyone. Our thanks to the sponsors who were so generous – Eurospar in Passage West, …

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street

Today was a very exciting day at school. Our judges from the Student Council Kara, Sophie and Niky had such a difficult job trying to pick the winners in our Most Original Halloween costume because everyone had done such an amazing job in putting their outfits together. It took a …

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Principal’s Awards

Well done to the winners of the Principals’ Awards for October : Faye Ryan (First Class) for her kindness to others and always trying her best in class, Jamie McGinty (First Class) for his enthusiasm in class and making huge efforts to improve his handwriting, Madison Spriggs (Second Class) for …

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Library Quiz

Well done to Aidan, Abby, Ronan and Cian who represented Scoil Barra Naofa so well at the local Passage West library quiz. They have advanced to the Cork County Libraries Quiz final in November where they will meet the winners of the other heats from around the county. Thank you …

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Anthony Foley R.I.P.

Munster Rugby flag flies at half mast in Scoil Barra Naofa, as 5th and 6th Class paused in prayer and remembrance for Anthony Foley. R.I.P.

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Theatrix Visit

All classes attended the second of three performances by Theatrix today in the school hall. Lungi, the Travelling Puppeteer presented ‘A Trunk of Tricks’ – a feast of Indian traditional string puppetry, magic, storytelling and juggling, crafted entertainment from the exotic subcontinent, using authentic costume and music. It was a …

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First Class SESS Trail

1st Class enjoying their Autumn SESE trail with Ms Jordan. They were learning all about the change in the season and observing and recording changes they saw in the weather and in their environment.

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Student Council Update

Our new Student Council has been busily working behind the scenes since the beginning of the year and has a very exciting event coming up. On Friday 28th October they will be holding a Trick or Treat for Temple Street. On that day each child can come into school dressed …

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