Author Archives: Mr Bolton

Tráth na gCeist

  Bhí Tráth na gCeist iontach againn ar an Cheadaoin i rith Seachtaine na Gaeilge. Comhghairdeas do na buaiteoirí go léir. Go raibh maith agat Ms Fleming as an tráth na gceist a eagrú. 

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VEX Robotics in IT Carlow

      We had a fantastic day in IT Carlow today with our VEX students. We performed extremely well in the competition and thanks to Mr Kelly for all his hard work on the project. Well done to all more »

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Science Show in Carlow IT

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    Our 5th classes attended a Forces Science show with Sue in Carlow IT yesterday. It was a fantastic hands on presentation and we had a great time and learned lots about magnetism, electricity, gravity and other forces.

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Grandparents Day

Thanks to all our wonderful Grandparents for coming into the school on Wednesday morning as part of Catholic School’s Week. We had a fantastic morning and children got a great insight into what school was like in the not too more »

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Visit to the Curragh Army Base

A huge thank you to Mr Nolan and especially Corporal Leon Deere (Past Pupil of St Fiacc’s N.S) for organising an amazing trip to the Curragh Army Base for 6th class students. We saw Michael Collins’ armoured Rolls Royce car more »

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It’s all about the Double Bass!

Gabriela brought in her Double Bass to 6th class and played some lovely Christmas tunes for her classmates this week. Well done Gabriela and keep practicing and developing your amazing musical talent!

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Award Winners at Assembly

  Congratulations to all our award winners at Assembly this week!

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Today at Assembly…

Well done to all our Students of the Week and Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine this week who received their certificates today!!

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Science Week Visit to the Visual Theatre

  On Thursday as part of Science Week 2019, 5th and 6th class went to the GB Shaw to see Simon Watt, a biologist perform a show called The Ugly Animal Road show, about animal conservation.  Thanks to Ms Minnock more »

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Science Week in Ms Minnock’s 6th class

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  Experiments in Ms.Minnock’s class for Science Week!! From construction challenge to volcanoes, to lava lamps and some bouncing eggs (that didn’t quite go to plan) there was a great amount of hands on experiments in 6th class last week!

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Visit to Carlow County Museum

5th classes visited the Carlow County Museum this Thursday. It was a great tour and a huge thanks to John McDarby and his team for showing us around. We saw a pub, kitchen and shop from the 1920’s the original gallows more »

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Using I-Zak9 cubes for Maths

Mr Shiel’s class were busy this week in Maths using Izak 9 cubes which are a brilliant resource here in St Fiacc’s N.S. Children are enjoying solving and discussing maths problems in small groups.

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Using I-Pads for Report Writing

    5th classes are busy with the Report Writing Genre this term. We are using i-pads to research our own topics for our fantastic reports.

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This week at Assembly…

  Congrats to all our Students of the week, Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine and Footsol Winners who received their certificates this morning!

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Best of luck to our 6th class Students!

Best wishes to all of our 6th class students who graduated from St Fiacc’s N.S on Wednesday night in St Clare’s Church. It was a very special night and a huge thanks to Fr Dunphy and all the parish team more »

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Clara Lara School Tour

  The sun was shining last Wednesday in the Wicklow mountains as the 5th classes visited Clara Lara activity centre. Everybody had a super day out!  

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Rounders

Well done to the 32 6th class boys and girls who represented the school in the Laois Cumann na mBunscol Rounders Semi-Finals in The Heath GAA grounds last Thursday. All three teams played very well on the day and had more »

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Junior Infants School Tour

Some snaps from the Junior Infants School Tour last Friday. The children had a great day in Rathwood making teddy bears, playing in the playground, feeding the geese, taking the teddy bear train as well as having a teddy bears more »

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5th Class visit Carlow IT

Thanks to Mr Kelly and all in Carlow IT for organising such a fantastic day for the boys and girls in Mr Kelly’s class. We visited the studio and made live broadcasts, explored different elements of sports science and performance more »

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Glór Ceatharlach Champions

Well done to the girls who beat Bennekerry N.S in a very close game to win the Glór Ceatharlach championship this year. A huge thank you to Ms Walsh and Ms Scully for training the girls and congratulations to all more »

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