‘Rang I & II’

Our teacher is Deirdre Kennelly.

A big surprise at St. Fergus’ N.S.! Go raibh maith agat Cois Sionna Credit Union!

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        Go raibh míle maith agat to Cois Sionna Credit Union for the lovely surprise of a visiting Ice-Cream van for the boys and girls of St Fergus NS, Glin, as part of their 25 Year Celebrations! Everyone enjoyed a delicious cone as a well earned treat at the end of the week. From the looks of ...

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St Fergus welcomed Sr. Helen

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Today we welcomed a very special visitor our Friday Assembly – Sr. Helen Culhane of ‘The Grief Centre’ in Limerick.  When she received our donation of over €750, from our Bake Sale in March, she was so grateful that she wanted to thank the boys and girls of St. Fergus N.S in person.  She spoke to the children about the ...

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Pancake Tuesday in 1st & 2nd.

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Yummy yoummy! In our tummies!!! Happy Pancake Day Everyone!! Lá na Pancóga 2017!                            

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Blue Day 2017-Here’s a Tip, Stop That Drip!

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On Friday 17th February 2017 St. Fergus’ National School held a ‘Blue Day’ as part of our Water Green Flag Initiative. Every pupil from Junior Infants to 6th class, as well as staff members, wore blue in order to raise awareness of the need to conserve or save  water. During our Friday Assembly we discussed and recapped  on the different ways we ...

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Curragh Chase LEAF Day

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On Thursday 9th February 2017, Rang 1-Rang 4 visited Curragh Chase courtesy of L.E.A.F.-Learning About Forests. This was a follow on trip from our visit with Rachel Geary last month. It is also part of our ongoing efforts to maintain our Green Schools Status. We left the school, by bus, at 9:30am, praying that the day would stay dry! Thankfully ...

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Our Percussion Workshop in the School Halla

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The beating of drums filled the air as the pupils of St Fergus’ NS participated in a Drumming Workshop with Martin Schaerer of Percussion Workshop Dingle (http://www.percussionworkshop.ie/index.php), on Monday 6th February 2016. Martin, a native of Switzerland took each class for 45 minutes and used a variety of drums to introduce use to rhythm and beat. We used everyday phrases ...

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Our visit from Geoff Hunt, Heritage in Schools Expert and Rachel Geary, L.E.A.F. Co-ordinator today.

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What an exciting day for the nature lovers of St Fergus’  NS today. We were delighted to welcome Rachel from L.E.A.F. (Learning About Forests) and Geoff Hunt to the school to share their knowledge and expertise with us. Rachel told us about the many native trees in Ireland and about some of the creatures and plants that live in the ...

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Science Week

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During Science Week, First and Second class spent a lot of time working on some small experiments. We mixes “chemicals” to give us a number of reactions. Our favourite experiment of all was our Lava Lamps. We began by pouring, water, vegetable oil and food dye into an empty water bottle. Each of us chose our favourite colour for our ...

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Maths Day

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This week was Maths Week all around Ireland and throughout the school there were a lot of games, puzzles and activities being completed. It was great to see both students and teachers actively involved in the activities and really enjoying taking part. On Thursday we had a whole school Maths Day in the Halla. Each class spent an hour engaging ...

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Holy Communion Preparation

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Second Class, have already begun preparation for their First Holy Communion next year. We have started learning our prayers and are really enjoying our Religion lessons from the new programme Grow In Love. We have been learning about our first sacrament-Baptism. When we were babies, we were welcomed into the Catholic Faith on our Christening Day. We learned about the ...

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