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May 2020

A book about Coronavirus.

There is a picture book for children worried about Coronavirus which you can find here. This is for older children. Please have a look yourself and see if it is appropriate for your child.   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VzZxtG5gwxlQHVxJAfO-RvrDvmZZ2QQw/view?usp=sharing

Book about Coronavirus for younger children

There is a picturebook for children worried about Coronavirus that you can find here. Please have a look beforehand yourself and see if you think it is appropriate for your child. (https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx)

Message from Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope you are well. It is hard to believe that the June bank holiday weekend is nearly up on us. I hope that the suggested work that we are sending home is going ok for you and your child. Please remember that while we do need this work to be completed that we need much more that you all stay safe and well and that the suggested work is just that, suggested. I’m sure you and your child are learning many life skills [...]

Calling all Kids

The Lord Mayor of Cork has issued a 'creative call ' to the children of Cork City. Can you answer the creative call?

Factories of the Future

          How do you see us working 100 years from now? Do you want to design a factory for the Future? Have a look at this competition.

Message from Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope you continue to be safe and well. It has been a lovely week weather wise. I have been  thinking of the children in Second Class and Sixth Class who were meant to make their First Holy Communion and Confirmation recently. They will have their day...but we are not sure when. We were awarded another Green School Flag. This is a great achievement for the school and for all the children. It is our eighth Green School Flag and it is for “Global [...]

GAA Primary Challenge Issue 6

The GAA have more challenges for you this week if you would like to give them a try! Issue 6 of the #GAAPrimary Challenges are through Irish. Issue 6 Junior classes - https://learning.gaa.ie/sites/default/files/Issue%206%20Junior_1.pdf Issue 6 Senior classes - https://learning.gaa.ie/sites/default/files/Issue%206%20Senior_1.pdf Weekly competition card [only one competition this week – same for junior and senior classes] Hurling Skill Challenge video – Alan Cadogan, Douglas & Cork GAA - @Acadogan15 - https://youtu.be/7MHNxjyrBXA Football Skill Challenge video - Jordan Morrissey, Éire Óg and Carlow GAA - @jordan_moro - https://youtu.be/-_OXyH1YrVI  

GAA Primary Challenges

The GAA have some exciting challenges for you to try out. Have fun with it! Issue 5 Junior classes - https://learning.gaa.ie/sites/default/files/Issue%205%20Junior%20Classes.pdf Issue 5 Senior classes - https://learning.gaa.ie/sites/default/files/Issue%205%20Junior%20Classes.pdf Weekly competition card [only one competition this week – same for junior and senior classes] Hurling Skill Challenge video – Pádraig Foley, Crossbeg-Ballmurn and Wexford GAA -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhgytua4JeQ Football Skill Challenge video – Mattie Donnelly, Trillick  and Tyrone GAA - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd3Z9t2G64Y This and more information is available on their website…www.sciathnascol.com

‘The Superhero from Cork’ – Creative Writing Competition

Cork County Library and Arts Service are challenging you to sharpen your pencils, uncork your pens, and compose a high-flying, cape-crusading short story all about Cork's newest superhero!  Submit your entries via email to schools.library@corkcoco.ie by Monday 25th May.

Message from Staff May 2020

We put together a message from all the staff to our pupils, their families, and the wider school community. Take a look! St Columbas 2.0 FINAL - HD 720p  

‘Let’s Draw Our Heroes and Honour Them’

If you would like to enter an art competition to draw a picture of your real life hero in these unprecedented Corona Virus times then click into  drawourheroes.ie to get all the details.  Have fun drawing!

April 2020

Junior Achievement Resources

  Junior Achievement  Ireland recently shared this wonderful bank of ideas with us.  We hope they might be useful for you while you are learning at home. Junior Achievement  primary school resources show young students the vast array of opportunities there are for them to use their talents, imagination and creativity when they grow up. To access these resources please go to www.jai.ie/jai-home-resources/jai-home-primary-resources.html.

Keep Cork Active Resources

  If you would like resources to stay active at home, please check out this link  to the Keep Cork Active website and  their resources booklet. To download and view the Keep Cork Active Booklet - Click here >> To visit the Keep Cork Active website - www.activecork.ie