Parents Association Bake Sale

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There is great excitment in the school this morning as the Parents Association have organised a Bake Sale to fundraise for our school. Thanks to all the Parents for volunteering to help out and also to families for supporting. Above are some action shots from Ms Hutton’s Junior Infant class.

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Glór Ceatharlach GAA

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Well done to our two GAA Teams who competed in the Glór Ceatharlach GAA competitions in the Eire Óg clubgrounds this week. Both teams performed very well and as always were a credit to St Fiacc’s with their great behaviour. The girls topped their group and narrowly lost in the Semi- Finals where the boys played very well against the Gaelscoil and Castledermot N.S.

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Student of the Week

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Well done to all our Students of the week- Maith sibh!!

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Planting Sunflowers in 1st and 2nd

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1st and 2nd classes had a great morning planting Sunflowers outside in our outdoor garden today. A massive thanks to parents Maria and Elena for their expertise and for helping the children to plant their sunflowers- make sure that you water your plants and leave it in a bright spot as they will grow huge if they get the right amount of care and attention! Maith sibh!

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Table Quiz Success


Well done to our fantastic 4th class students who had a Top 10 finish in Cumann na mBunscol Laois Table Quiz in Portlaoise last week. Nina, Rian, Cian and Elohor did St Fiacc’s proud especially when they have another two years left to compete! Huge thanks to Ms Hennessy for her preparation and to Ms O’Brien for helping Ms Hennessy on the night.

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Designing and making tents

3rd class in Room 31 created designs for a tent for a lego figure and then used various materials to make their tents. A very creative afternoon!




















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First Holy Communion

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A huge thanks to all our fantastic 2nd class teachers; Ms Roche, Mr Groarke, Ms Whelan and Ms McCarthy who did so much preparation for Communion’s on Saturday. Both services were so special and a massive thanks to Fr Dunphy, Cathriona, Suzanne and all the parish team for the help. Also thanks to Sharon our wonderful secretary who was steward for both services and SNA Brian Nolan for attending.

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Outdoor Learning in St Fiacc’s

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We are making the most of the lovely weather last week with some great PE and outdoor learning on Friday! Here’s  a selection of photos;

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Orienteering and Map Reading in Carlow Town Park


We had a great day Orienteering in Carlow Town Park today with 4th and 5th classes. 3rd classes spent the afternoon mapping out the park on a walk and will be now ready for full orienteering soon. Thanks to all the teachers for helping out to make it a great day.

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Classroom Libraries!

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A huge thanks to Ms Minnock and the Students Council who bought and organised all our new books for the new classroom libraries. We have a fantastic variety of books available to all children to read from Junior Infants to 6th class. We really apprciate all the work that they have done over the past few months and we are so happy to have access to so many great books throughout the school!

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Darts Extravaganza!

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Well done to our fantastic darts players who gave exhibition matches last Friday for Assembly. Jamie even shot a 180 live on assembly which was incredible but there are no surprises as he is number 10 in the world in his age category. Also congratulations Caylen and James who gave great performances on the day. A huge thanks to Mr ‘Killer’ Kelly and Ms Scully for organising such an informative and fun morning for the 5th class children. I was bowled over with the mental maths skills shown by the boys subtracting the scores not to mention their great darts skills- Maith sibh!

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History projects

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2 D Shape Hunt!

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Fourth class room 13 enjoyed a 2 – D shape hunt around the school. We found lots of interesting regular and irregular shapes. We took pictures of them with the iPads and uploaded our pictures to Seesaw. Some children decided to make presentations on google slides!

Maith Sibh! :)

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Soccer Success!!

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Our Girls Soccer team finished in 2nd position in the FAI Carlow Schools competition last Friday having played really well in all their matches and narrowly missing out on the top spot. The boys team played great also and finished in 3rd position overall for Carlow. Well done to both teams and to the coaches; Ms Minnock, Ms Roche and Mr Roche.

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Table Quiz Teams

23c30459-e301-41da-b126-7a25f3721c78Well done to our two Table Quiz Teams who represented St Fiacc’s N.S in thefinal of the St Abban’s Table Quiz series last Thursday. Both teams did really well finishing 10th and 11th out of 50 teams overall. Well done to Ms Hennessy for all her amazing coaching and we hope they will go from strength to strength over the coming months!2f84f4ae-ba82-43e8-97e0-867737e7a308

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Minecraft Education Maths

5th and 6th class students are busy this week starting their Maths lessons using Minecraft Education as part of our Digital Learning Framework and numeracy plan. Today we were learning about Area and Volume by using the Minecraft Education platform. IMG_0732 IMG_0733 IMG_0734 IMG_0736 2f84f4ae-ba82-43e8-97e0-867737e7a308

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2 D shapes

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Fourth class  room 13 have been exploring 2 – D shapes. We have used the Pro – Bots to draw 2 – D shapes, lines and angles. We have used tangrams to make pictures with our 2 – D shapes and we used peg boards and elastic lines to make 2 – d shapes.

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Pancake Tuesday!

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Fourth class room 13 were learning about weight and measurement. We decided to put what we had learned into practice and make pancakes! They were delicious! We had lots of fun measuing the ingredients and even more fun tasting them! :)

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Fourth class have been learning about length. We were using metre sticks to draw different lengths on the yard.

It was lots of fun! :)

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World Book Day!

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Fourth class room 13 had a wonderful time celebrating World Book Day. Some children dressed up as their favourite charachter and the they read an extract from their favourite books! It was a fun day! :)

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