30 March 2017

What's on in Nenagh CBS Primary

Munster Champions

Well done to our boys who were victorious in the under-13s 5-a-side Munster Final in Cork.







Nenagh CBS now go forward to represent Munster in the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, 31st of May 2017.

Best of luck, lads.





Sports Day

We had our sports day today.
It was a super day. The weather was great, too.
Many thanks to all the transition year students from Nenagh CBS Secondary school who ran the various stations today. 






















































Edmund Rice

Thanks to all who contributed to Edmund Rice Day.

To mark the day and Mental Health Awareness Week, the children enjoyed their lunches in the sunshine and were given a nice and unexpected treat. 









Raising the Flag for the Unique Spirit of CBS Primary, Nenagh




This Friday, May 5th, the students of CBS Primary  raised a new, specially designed flag to celebrate the unique spirit of the school and to mark the start of a focus on positive mental health for students.

The Edmund Rice Schools Trust is one of Ireland’s largest networks of schools, with 95 voluntary primary and secondary schools, working to inspire and motivate over 37,000 students.



Here are some photos taken from the event.














Thanks go to all that attended.







Lenten News


End of term assembly.
Well done to all the winners at our assembly today.

We had the winners from each class read their winner procedural writing pieces to the school. Well done boys.















Also, well done to the boys who have demonstrated acts of kindness this term. It is great to see and shows friendship and thoughtfulness in our school. Keep it up lads.





Mr. Smith’s class

This month our class has been very busy as we are preparing for our First Holy Communion.
In English, we have seen how to follow procedures and have carried some out. For example we made jelly by following a procedure.
In Maths, we have focused on time and subtraction with renaming.
In Irish, we had Seachtain na Gaeilge this month. We learned a whole load of Seanfhocail and practised and used a series of frásaí an lae. We performed our poems and our song at the ceolchoirm. We also had our céilí with the girls school where.

In Science, we investigated sinking and floating using oranges and bananas and we got some very interesting results.

Mr Hannigan, Ms Glennon and Mr Hogan took our class and the third class to Nenagh Éire Óg for a hurling blitz.
















Ms. Comerford’s class
This month, we have learned all about spring. We learned all about the animals and their young, and all the plants that grow.
We also learned about Vincent van Gogh and his famous painting The Sunflower.
We learned about time in maths and we are starting to learn about money.
We are practising hard for our first communion. 
Mr Hannigan, Ms Glennon and Mr Hogan took us and the third class to Nenagh Éire Óg for a hurling blitz.











Ms. Slattery’s class
March was a very busy month in room 2 in English.
We learned about procedural writing. After designing and making our own musical instruments we explained how to make them in over procedures.
In Gaeilge, we celebrated Seachtain Na Gaeilge. We enjoyed learning a new frása an lae every day along with seanfhochail, ról imirt and a Ceolchoim, as well as lá glas.
In geography, we studied rainforest then we chose an area about the rainforest we wanted to do a project on.
In history, we enjoyed learning about Egypt. In groups we compiled projects on this country
In art, we made leprechaun men mother’s day cards and musical instruments from recyclable materials
In sphe, we learned about various types of bullying and methods to deal with a bully.
In music, we are going to test our musical instruments in class
finally our swimming lessons in third class are finishing after 4 weeks in the swimming pool.      
Mr Hannigan, Ms Glennon and Mr Hogan took our class and the second classes to Nenagh Éire Óg for a hurling blitz.













Ms. Barry’s class
Ms Ó’Rourke was teaching us during this month and did lots of interesting things.
In science we learned about clouds and we even created a cloud in a jar! We watched and categorised cloud types.
In maths, Ms O Rourke group learned about length and we went outside measuring with a trundle wheel in the yard.
In Irish, we learned about an aimsir and we held some weather forecasts in the class it seemed to always rain in limerick
For mother’s day we made lovely cards to show mothers how special We are to us.
In English, we are now working on our procedure.










Ms. Hanly’s Class


We made beautiful mother’s day cards to give to our Mothers.
In History, we  learned about Christianity coming to Ireland and then we did pictures based on the book of Kells.
In Maths, we have been very busy doing our "Tables Challenge". Some boys managed to get to the end of level one and won a homework coupon.
Bhaineamar taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge. We sang "Bí i d'tost is damhsa liom" (Shut up and dance with me) in Assembly and our poem "An Clog".
We participated in a tráth na gceist and everyone enjoyed it.
In Science, we investigated using magnets.
We learned all about Bullying in Stay Safe and enjoyed acting out bullying scenarios.
4th class are continuing recorder lessons with Mrs Curran while 3rd  class are doing hurling after school on Tuesdays.
Power Hour is continuing in our room until Easter. We are enjoying reading lots of different books.









Ms. Maher’s class
Sister Essie visited and asked about lent.
We had a great Seachtain na Gaeilge. We had a ceile. We had a Tráth na gceist. In the ceolchoirm we performed our poem and did a lovely rendition of Trasna na dTonnta.
We also got to make vegetable soup and we also made mini pizza.
Max represented our school in a spelling bee.
In SESE, we learned about bananas and leaves. 


Mr. Hannigan’s class
We worked in pairs to create mini projects on the war. We also looked at the amazing story Anne Frank writing our own diary entries. Seachtain na Gaeilge was very enjoyable also as we performed our song and poem for the rest of the school.
We are currently working on our procedure writing with the aim of creating a recipe book.
We also completed our 3 week block of swimming lessons with everyone having a great time.






Mr. Shine’s class


Ms. Buckley’s class
This month our class made some lovely window boxes. We also got to put flowers in them.
Our class had an incredible edibles class trip to funky doughnuts.