Sports Equipment 2017

Many thanks to the Parents' Committee for their continuous hard work in raising funds for the school.  Thanks to all the families for all their support at all the events run throughout the school year. Here are the students pictured with some of the new sports equipment .

sports equipment 2017


Fire Brigade Visit

Thank you to Elaine Lawless and Glenn Fitzgerald for bringing the Fire Brigade to school. The pupils learned all about the work of a fire fighter and also ways to keep ourselves safe if a fire should break out. The pupils enjoyed this visit . 

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fire brigade

Discover Science and Maths Award 2017

Congratulations to one and all for being awarded another Discover  Science and Maths award. The whole school contributed to this and it is an accumulation of hard work co-ordinated by Ms McKiernan and Ms Burns.

discover science and maths award

Sports Day 2017

Sports Day was held at the Man O War GAA pitch which is a great facility . A big thank you to Kevin Murphy and Dermot Sheridan who have looked after us for the last two years. 

The pupils had a great time and participated in races, novelty races, javelin throwing, parachute games, hockey and lots more.

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sports day racesports day parachute

sports day javelin

Thank you to the Parents' Committee for the Cake Sale which added to our great day. Thank you for your generosity . The cake sale raised €1300 which is great for the school.

cupcake and best bakeWinners of the Best Bake and the Best Cupcake.

We held a relay race and Ms Gleeson's third class won the fastest class in the school relay race. Congrats!

fastest class

Fastest team

fastest team


Active Week 2017

Active Week at Balrothery NS was full of fun and activity. Thank you to Ms Kiernan and Ms Kilcoyne who organised Wake and Shake, fun PE lessons and a talk from a nutritionist. We all enjoyed the week that also included Walk to School and a great Sports Day at the Man O War GAA Club. It is a great facility and we appreciate having its use.

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Walk to School

walk to school


Class Blog

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