Science Week 2019

  The children were really busy this week in Scoil Aonghusa C.N.S. engaging in a wide range of activities to celebrate ‘Science Week’. Here are just some of the activities that took place throughout the school this week; Ms. Greene’s class learned all about earthquakes and what constitutes a solid structure. In Ms. Buckley’s class, the children investigated & demonstrated “how plants drink” by showing how dye and water travelled up the stem of a flower and celery. They also discovered how gummy bears expand after spending a few days in water. Mr. Lehane’s class used magnets of different shapes and sizes in purposeful play to explore their effects on different materials. It truly was a very busy but enjoyable...

Blackrock Castle Observatory – Stardome Portable Planetarium

StarDome Portable Planetarium is CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory’s outreach astronomy tool on the road in Ireland in association with ESERO, the European Space Education and Resource Office. On Friday 8th November, Scoil Aonghusa C.N.S. was lucky enough to have StarDome in the school hall. All students learned about the wonders of the night sky as part of the BO Star Dome experience. Special thanks to Ms. Buckley for organising this event.    ...

Space Week

2nd & 3rd class celebrated “Space Week” recently in Scoil Aonghusa CNS. They were busy designing their “Space Mission Patches” and investigating what food tastes like in space and what they could bring on their own space mission. The children also learned about the planets and constellations during a skype call with Blackrock...

Maths Fair

  The STEM Committee organised a Maths Fair with puzzles and games for each class to celebrate Maths Week. Junior Infants went on a shape hunt & 1st class went on a Maths trail. 2nd & 3rd class also explored the work of  Kandinsky and made their own artwork with...

CNS Celebration Concert

Well done to all our wonderful students who performed at Cork ETB Community National School Celebration Concert last Friday at the Carrigaline Court Hotel. All students represented their school impeccably and we are very proud of all our talented students who sang and danced for both the County Mayor and Chief Executive of CETB at the concert. We look forward to performing again at our summer concert on June 20th in our school...