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Texaco Children’s Art Competition 2021

The 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition is open and is currently accepting entries from all children. Full details can be found on Children can download the Home Application Form and can post their own entries. Closing date is March 24th. Alternatively, children may submit their entry to Ms Mulrooney …

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SBN Spring Art Competition Winners

During remote learning the children were invited to create a piece of Spring inspired art or take a Spring photograph. We encouraged the children to give their art/photograph a title and write a few sentences on their piece. Art entries were  posted to school or dropped into the school letterbox.…

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Christmas Panto 2020-“Cinderella”

On Wednesday the 16th of December the boys and girls in SBN enjoyed watching this year’s panto ‘Cinderella’ online. This was performed by The West Midlands Childrens Theatre. The show was interactive and the children were delighted to engage in the activities and responses. The actors carried on as if …

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Christmas Art in SBN

The beautiful work of our many budding artists is displayed throughout the school. Well done to all for adding to our Christmas atmosphere.

Junior Infants painted these amazing Christmas trees and decorated them with metallic colours.


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John Spillane Concert

John Spillane played to a packed church in Monkstown on Tues 28th January . It was the culmination of more than a month’s work, that John Spillane undertook with the children of 4th class, on their “Folklore Project”. This project involved weekly visits by John to 4th class where he …

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4th Class Folklore Project with John Spillane

4th Class Folklore Project with John Spillane

Today saw the beginning of a very exciting collaboration between John Spillane, local musician and songwriter, and 4th class in Scoil Barra Naofa. John Spillane will be working with the 4th Class boys and girls throughout the month of January, exploring local fairy tales and stories, local history, song writing …

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Panto Visit

The West Midland Theatre group performed their pantomime ‘Dick Whittington’ for Junior Infants to Fourth Class today in the halls. It was a very entertaining, action packed show with plenty of audience participation and was thoroughly enjoyed by all!


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