It was great to have our school community back in St Clare’s church for the End of School Mass on Friday last. 2nd- 6th class attended in person and Infants-1st tuned in remotely. Many thanks to our fantastic Parish Priest more »
What a game! 6th class students and Teachers had an epic match to finish off Active Schools Week 2022. Both teams gave it their all and it was a very fair and competitive match. Thanks so much Ms Minnock for more »
6th class students had a fantastic day last Wednesday in Carlow College at the cricket blitz along with the children of Bishop Foley N.S. Jimmy Dooley and Bernard from Carlow Cricket Club and Leinster Cricket respectively facilitated fun activities for more »
We had an amazing Active Schools Week this year. Puplis enjoyed a wide range of PE activites throughout the week and there was something for everyone. A huge thank you to all the clubs who facilitated events for our students more »
6th Classes are making great use of the new equipmant secured from the school by our Leinster Cricket coaches; Jimmy and Bernard early this year. We hope to give all classes a try during Active School’s Week later in June!
Our Girls and Boys Gaelic Football Teams represented St Fiacc’s N.S last week in the Glór Ceatharlach Competition in the Eire Óg club grounds. Both teams performed really well and as always were a credit to the school. Comhghairdeacheas cailíní more »
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The weather was amazing this week so we took full advantage on two afternoons to focus on our FMS monthly skill of Sidestepping through an timed obstacle course. Students also participated in athletics (Javelin, Speed Bounce and Standing Throw), GAA more »
We had a busy day in the Gairdín na Scoile on Wednesday when we prepared our new raised beds. A huge thanks to our volunteers from 5th and 6th class who helped to shovel and prepare all the soil and more »
We had two narrow defeats this week for the Boys and Girls Teams who played Killenard and Ratheneska this week. Both teams played really well and their attitude was second to none. Both the Boys and the Girls Teams are more »
We had two lovely Confirmation Services on Saturday in St Clare’s Church. A massive thanks to Fr Dunphy, Cathríona, Suzanne and all the parish team for making it such a special day for our entire school community.
The Girls and Boys’ teams played their first games of the Cumann na mBunscol competitions this year and competed really well. It was great to be back playing GAA again and representing the school. The girls play Stradbally this week more »
6th Classes are exploring Minecraft Education as part of our Digital Framework for the school. Children are using Code to navigate their way through a series of tasks. We are looking forward to more fresh challenges in the coming weeks.
We are always really happy in St Fiacc’s to try out new sports so we are delighted that Leinster Cricket Coach, Jimmy Dooley, is coaching numerous classes as part of a 6 Week Cricket programme in school. Great fun was more »
6th Class on their sixth session of chess this afternoon, learning about how the Rook moves- we are all nearly there playing full rules!
We celebrated the start of Advent today at Assembly and the Advent Sacred Spaces are on full view in the main lobby. Pat is going to be busy over the next two weeks getting the Crib ready as we more »
Today we were working on an hour of Code as part of our STEM programme here in St Fiacc’s. Children were creating a dance party following on from the Minecraft experience last week!
We are using our IT Boards in classrooms throughout the school to access Assembly throughout the past two years. Today, Mr Brennan was joined by 6th class for an Advent service, our gardening correspondant along with Ms Fleming and we more »
Ms Minnock’s Class battled against a strong wind (Hairdrier) and severe rain (A Spray Bottle) to keep their Spaghetti, Marshmallow and Paper structures standing tall while learning all about Global Climate Justice. It was a great STEM lesson that all more »
We were delighted to harvest our potatoes, carrots, parsnips and beetroots today that our 6th class planted last May!
5th and 6th classes had a ball today for European Sports Day where we had six activities; Rounders, Four Square, Athletics, Co-operative Games, Playground Games and an Mega Obstacle Course. All activities promote fundamental movement skills and teamwork! Thanks to more »