Space Week

We celebrated Space Week at Scoil Aonghusa. Children in our Solas class deigned their own rockets. While excitment filled the 3rd and 4th classroom as the children enjoyed a hangout session with Roy Vogler an engineer with the Ames Research Centre, NASA based in California. The children got the opportunity to pose some very interesting questions about space crafts, astronauts and working at NASA as an engineer. It was a great informative session ....

Chess at Scoil Aonghusa

Well done to our chess winners who were presented with medals for their achievements in chess this term . Students in the senior classes take part in Chess Tournaments during lunchtime at Scoil Aonghusa. As well as being great fun, research suggests that chess promotes brain growth and improves problem solving...

Green Schools at Scoil Aonghusa CNS

We are currently working on the theme of Biodiversity in our Green Schools Programme. Biodiversity is the fifth Green Schools theme and looks at steps which can be taken to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and increase species-richness in the locality. Our Green Schools Committee is made up of children from first to sixth class. Each class are undertaking varies projects in the school environment around the theme of biodiversity as part  of our action plan. Our 5th and 6th class have been planting bulbs by the river walk. We look forward to watching these grow during springtime. Thank you to Marian Ward and The National Learning Network for helping out with the project.  ...

G.A.A Tournament

The sun shone on Friday last, as our 3rd/4th class football team proudly donned their new School jerseys for the first G.A.A tournament of the year. Many thanks to the Parent’s Association for sponsoring our school jerseys and well done to our smiling football team, who represented their school impeccably at this inter-school non-competitive event. The first of many outings for our new school jerseys....