Monthly Archives: September 2020


History of schools in Athenry walk!


Yesterday 4th class headed off on a quick walk around the town to explore the history of schools in Athenry. We saw where Watty’s hedge school used to be on court lane. We also visited the site of the very first primary school in Athenry, where the outdoor handball alley is on Abbey Row. Finally […]

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Plotting Data Using Computer Software.


5th Class girls used laptops today to explore the power of computer software when using bar charts to display data.

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The Witches’ Den -Aistear in Senior Infants


We are preparing our very own Witches’ Den in Mrs Murray’s classroom. We plan to have fun with play doh, construction materials, and role play. Our imaginations are thinking about spells and potions,!

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Emma and Joanna Climb Croagh Patrick


Well done to these two adventurous and energetic ladies who braved Croagh Patrick at the weekend. Equipped with walking sticks, Athenry hats and most importantly, two lovely happy faces!

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First Class are delighted to be back to School!


The children of Mr. Hanley’s First Class are delighted to be back to school this month after being out for so long. We have a new yard at the front of the school to play in at break and at the moment we are busy collecting different leaves everyday to study in the classroom. We […]

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Busy in 4th class Saint Ann


Look at what we have been up to in 4th class!We are now using Seesaw in school and at home. We are having lots of fun with it!

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Making the most of our Indian summer.


5th and 6th class designing and making sundials. The girls worked hard to calibrate their sundials.

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Seed dispersal investigation!


Budding scientists! Mr. Kelly’s 5th and 6th class examining how sunflowers, marigolds and poppies disperse their seeds in autumn.

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