2nd & 3rd Class

Sports Day 2021

Fun Friday: Dress as a Teacher

STEM: Build a Sailboat

Fun Friday: PJ Day

Solar System Project

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Congratulations to the boys and girls in Second Class who received their Sacrament of Reconciliation on Thurs 06 May. Many thanks to Fr. O’ Donovan.

Fun Friday: Crazy Hair Day

Beannachtaí na Cásca

Class Projects

The pupils in Second and Third Class worked very hard on their recent projects. Each student individually researched a county along the Wild Atlantic Way. We will have lots of choice for our summer staycations!

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig


Well done to the pupils of Second and Third Class for working so hard on their projects. Each student inn Second Class researched an animal of their own choosing. The pupils of Third Class completed projects based on the Vikings.

Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday, 18 December, we wore our Christmas jumpers to raise funds for Cork Simon Community. We learned about homelessness and how we can help others.

Preparing for Christmas

We have been very busy preparing for Christmas. Our artwork during the last few weeks has had a Christmas theme. We were disappointed that we could not visit the residents of Conna Nursing Home this year. Hopefully the Christmas cards we made for our elder friends will make up for it.

Look Who’s Back!

Science Week

We had lots of fun playing with some homemade slime.

The Vikings

Third Class have been reading about the Vikings during the last fortnight, ahead of the project they will be completing based on the same topic. We have also been learning about symmetry. This week, both 2nd and 3rd class made these fierce and colourful Viking shields. They also managed to incorporate some lines of symmetry into their work.

The Twits

The pupils of 2nd and 3rd class have been enjoying listening to The Twits being read aloud in the afternoons. We were sickened to hear about Mr. Twit’s lack of table manners and poor hygiene practices! Have a look at what we imagined to be stuck in his hairy beard. We even came up with some adjectives to describe Mr. Twit.

Happy Halloween

There was lots of spooky goings on happening in 2nd and 3rd class for Halloween! The boys and girls were very busy concocting potions and planning all sorts of mischief. We even had a visit from “Fangy” the spider who seemed to really like spending time on Ms. McCarthy’s desk. He even got involved in our Gaeilge lessons!

Time Capsule

On Friday, 23rd of October, 2020, the boys and girls prepared a time capsule. Everyone contributed to the capsule and even helped to dig the hole. The time capsule has been buried in the field behind the school and we look forward to digging it up when our current 3rd class are in 6th class.

Month of the Holy Rosary

We have been learning about the rosary this week. We made these colourful rosary bracelets to help us to keep track as we pray.

Autumn Apples

Thanks to Fiadh for bringing in some delicious apples to share with everyone in 2nd and 3rd Class.

Tessellations with Third Class

Third Class have been learning about tessellating shapes this week. The boys and girls made some colourful patterns and designs designs using the school iPads.

Wearing Red in aid of

Marymount Hospice

School Year 2020/’21

Welcome back to school to the brilliant boys and girls in Second and Third Class. There were lots of smiles (and funny faces) on our first few days back to school.

First Holy Communion 2019/’20

Space Explorations

We have been learning lots about Space during the last few weeks. Some students have been very busy making out-of-this -world creations!

Signs of Summer

We have been keeping an eye out for some signs of summer this week. Our gardens are in bloom. The silage season has started and the bees are buzzing around busily.

First Holy Communion

Sunday, 10 May, was scheduled to be the First Holy Communion Day for Second Class but was unfortunately postponed to a later date. But that didn’t stop this gang from taking some pics to mark the day. Check out their wacky and wonderful photos below.

Habitat Study

This week, we have been busy learning about habitats. In between the rain showers, we have been out and about investigating in our gardens. Curraglass is home to many types habitats!

Phone a Friend

The students in First, Second & Third Class know how important it is to check in with loved ones during this time of social distancing. Thanks to Nanas and Grandads and uncles for taking part.

May Is Mary’s Month

We celebrate Holy Mary during the month of of May.

Here are some beautiful pictures coloured by some talented children in our class.

Learning from Home

We have been learning all about Africa from our homes during the last few weeks. Here is some super work done by one of our students in First Class.

Wednesday Well-being

During the recent lockdown as a result of COVID- 19, we have had to take our learning online. Pupil well-being is more important than ever. We have begun Well-being Wednesday in our classrooms at home! This week, pupils were invited to make a ‘Well-being Jar,’ and fill it with ideas of things they will look forward to when this uncertain time is over us. I’m sure each jar will be full up in no time!

Thanks to the students who sent us a snap of their colourful jars.

Happy Mind Day – Amber Flag

On Thursday, 12th of March, we held ‘Happy Mind Day’ in our school. Everyone came to school wearing their pyjamas or comfy clothes. Over €160 was raised in aid of Pieta House. A special well done to our Amber Committee for helping out on the day.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Well done to our 8 students in Second class who received their Sacrament of Reconciliation on Tuesday 10th March in Glengoura Church. They practiced very hard in preparation for their First Penance. Thanks to Ms Sheehan for creating the beautiful scene based on the story of Zacchaeus.

Heritage In Schools

We have really been enjoying our visits from Mrs Barry, who has been teaching us all about setting seeds and caring for plants.

Spring Has Arrived

Spring has sprung in the Middle Room. To celebrate its arrival, we had our lunch outdoors. We also received some lovely daffodils which brightened up our classroom no end!

Shrove Tuesday

St. Valentine’s Bake Sale

Thanks to everyone who contributed to and supported our Bake Sale. We made an amazing €400, which will go towards beautifying our school garden. A special thanks to 6th class for helping out on the day.

Carol Singing

Thanks to everyone who supported us in Tallow on 13th December. We had great fun!


Have you seen our beloved reindeer?

Answers to the name Rudi-Baby.

We have reason to believe that he has been stolen by the Rudi Robbers!

Rudi Rescuers are desperate to get him back safely.

Please keep your eyes peeled!

More Projects!

Well done to the pupils of First and Second Class for completing projects about their favourite animals. We learned a lot during the week. For example, did you know that snails have poor eyesight and tortoises can live to be 150 years old?!!

The pupils in Third Class completed projects in pairs based on the Vikings.

Well done to all!

Christmas Logs

Thanks to Angela and Ms Sheehan for helping us decorate our Christmas logs.

Christmas Show 2019

We had lots of fun performing for our friends and families in Conna Hall on Thurs 05th December.

Rugby World Cup Winner!

Halloween 2019

Our Class Visitor

Rugby World Cup Projects

Well done to the pupils of First, Second and Third Class for completing terrific projects based on the countries taking part in the Rugby World Cup. We are excited to see which country is going to win the tournament. The winner in our classroom will receive a homework pass!

School Tour 2019

Lá Spóirt 2019

VIP Treatment

We have been having lots of fun living life as a VIP!

Cork City Sports 2019

Third Class Projects

Well done to the girls in Third Class for completing such impressive and informative projects on a European country of their choice.

First Holy Communion 2018

Congratulations to the boys and girls of Second Class on receiving their First Holy Communion on 11 May.

A Visit from Bumbleance

Christmas Play 2018 – Prickly Hay

Christmas Play 2018

Hope Shoebox Appeal 2018


Halloween 2018

Happy Halloween from First, Second and Third Class.

Schools’ Heritage Visit

First, Second and Third Class had great fun completing a nature themed scavenger hunt on 22/10/2018. Many thanks to Calvin who answered all of our questions!

School Tour 2017/2018 – Cuskinny Court

Cork City Sports 2018

First Holy Communion 2018

Christmas Play 2017

The aliens have landed! Well done to the boys and girls from Junior and Senior Infants, First, Second and Third Class who performed ‘Christmas With The Aliens’ so well for a delighted audience.

Halloween 2017


School Tour 2017/2018- The Glen Resource Centre

Friday Fun – Dress up as a teacher