20 June 2018

End of Term News

Summer Assembly

Narrative winners and Donal Ryan 
Today the boys had their narrative writing assembly. Winners from each class got to read out their narratives for the whole school to hear.

We also had a guest visitor.
Donal Ryan, author and past pupil came to listen to the boys' s narratives and also give appraisals and advice to the boys. 


Well done boys and thank you Donal.

Anti bullying poster competition 
Ms Brophy awarded the boys who designed the best posters promoting anti bullying.
Some of the boys designed beautiful, eye catching images and encorporated them with great slogans.

100% Attendance Also today we recognised our 100% attendees for the year. 

Well done to Charlie, has not missed a single day in his entire time in Nenagh CBS. 

Also, Ms Brophy recognised the boys who displayed acts of kindness during the term.

13 June 2018

Sunny Summer Updates

Active Sports week
The boys are currently in the middle of active sports week. We are lucky to have so many fun activities.

Three peaks
The boys are really enjoying active sports week this week at Nenagh CBS primary.

We are attempting the Three Peak challenge this week.
On Monday, the boys tackled Carrauntoohil.
Tuesday, the lads tried to best Mont Blanc.
Thursday, we will try to scale the summit of Everest.

There may be a bonus peak for us to try and scale.

Black Eagle Judo
Black Eagle Judo came to us on Tuesday and Wednesday.
James and Ciarán, introduced and showed the boys the basics of Judo. 
They demonstrated and got the boys engaged in fun Judo based warm-ups and games.
The boys really enjoyed the visit of Black Eagle Judo to Nenagh CBS.

Nenagh Olympic
We also went to Nenagh Olympic this week. 
Thanks to Nenagh Olympics for all the excellent challenges, games and activities they have arranged and set up for us.

Tug of war
We will also have a Tug of War tournament on Thursday.
Groups competed against eachother. 

There was some real competitive match ups and the boys did well in conditions that was conducive to entertaining Tug o'war.

Barry Coffey
Nenagh's own Barry Coffey of Glasgow Celtic and Ireland u17's will be coming to the school on Friday. Barry is coming to speak to the boys, sharing some insight and fielding some questions.

The boys are really looking forward tomeeting and chatting with Barry.

County Final

Well done to our boys who defeated Tipperary CBS in the u11 Hurling B County Final today at Semple Stadium.

The boys put in a very strong performance in front a strong supporting crowd.

The game ended with a final score of; 
Nenagh CBS 9-05 - Tipperary 3-06.

Well done to all.

Barry Coffey was also at hand to present the u11 team with their medals today.
Barry was a keen hurler himself.
Thanks to Barry and well done to the team.

Biodiversity week at Nenagh CBS Primary

Biodiversity Week 2018

The boys from our Green Schools Committee have designed an interesting programme for the entire school to explore and engage with.

The boys will learn about what Biodiversity is.
They will also conduct studies into trees, birds, animals, sea and pond life.

The children will also look at climate and climate changes.

31 May 2018

Our Summer News

St Flannan’s class
This month we have learned about Ireland’s trees.
We learned all about Africa, its people, traditions and animals.
We also looked at Bealtaine, the celtic festival marking the beginning of summer. The boys made their own May bush to mark Bealtaine.
In Maths, we looked at number stories.
We also did some of our testing for this year. 
We began Athletics in Nenagh Olympic too. We enjoyed sports day and we have also been able to take in some of the lovely weather in May.

St. Fintan’s class

We are learning about narrative writing at the moment in English.
We learned that May is the month of Mary and that it is also the first of Summer.
We celebrated Edmund Rice feast day with a prayer service.
We completed our Micra-T and Sigma-T.

We also had our first day at athletics and really enjoyed it!

St. Enda’s class

This month we learned lots about Biodiversity.
We walked around the grounds of the school and picked up litter. We also went to the Nenagh Castle and had a picnic on the grounds.

We did a history and geography travel around Nenagh. We learned lots about our local history and geography.

St. Eugene’s class

 In maths, we learned 2d and 3d shapes, multiplication, division and maths trail.
In English, we read “The Iron Man” and “James and the Giant Peach”. We did power hour. We did a poem called “Daylight saving time”.
In Irish, we learned about Caitheamh Aimsire.

In Geography and Science, we learned about soil and different soils in different regions. 

St. Diarmiud’s class

We learned about 3D shapes in Maths.
We are writing our narratives and enjoying our new novel ‘Stanley’ which is very funny.
We have learned all about light in science and how plants make food through photosynthesis.

We are looking forward to starting Athletics.

St. Declan’s

The two 4th classes preformed C.B.S band family night. The boys have been learning the recorder with Mrs Curran all year. They performed a selected of tunes for their families. The CBS band also performed. It was a great night. Well done to all the boys. The boys had an ice-cream party the following Monday as a reward for their hard work. We have doing narrative writing in English. We read our project presentations and are looking forward to watching them. Sister Essie came to visit us and asked us to do two completions for the Pope’s visit. 

St. Conall’s class

On 9th May, we went to the library to take part in a table quiz as part of Europa day. We also did class activates on the day.
See: (Europa + u/kids-corners.)
Ryan made a bird – house for our school Mike put it in a safe place.
 Aaron took part in the Tipperary fleadh. He played 2 tunes with the u12 band.
We visited the firestation on Monday 14th. It was great.
We really enjoyed Biodiversity week.
We studied trees, birds, pond life and went for a lovely walk.

We held a cake sale and raised euro210 towards our school tour.   

St. Canice’s class

We had our Sports day on 10th May. We had great fun and we all got a medal.
We completed the bullying survey in May.
We completed our Sigma T and Micra T tests.
We went to the park and had wafers and ice-cream
We went on the river walk it was beautiful.
In history we learnt about the famine and watched a short video on it.

St. Brendan's class

In May, we had our sports day. It was great fun with plenty of activates on offer. We also went to the Nenagh snooker club where Brendan O’ Donoghue the Irish number 1 taught us all the game.

It wasn’t just all play in St Brendans this month as we completed our end of year tests. We also looked at the topic on Biodiversity with our green schools committee.  

From our class, Jack McLoughlin represented Tipperary in the primary game v Waterford. Well done Jack.

Also we have the Tipperary skils competition champions in our school. They are now going on to represent Tipperary in Munster. Well done Jack and Cian from St Brendan's class and well done to Cian from St. Conall's class.

St Thomas’s class