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Over the past few months, the PA Garden Committee has been very busy in the garden. The committee has planted, weeded and looked after our raised beds, tidied our fruit cage, erected a new bug hotel and has hosted regular workshops with all the classes. ...read more
We are very excited for this year's Easter Bonnet Parade which is for all the classes and we have prizes for the best Easter Bonnets in each of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class. While all the students might be already planning their hats, here are some helpful hints &...read more
We are happy to invite everyone to Easter Fun Day on the 23rd of March 2018 at 10:30am at Newtown Junior School with lots of games, Easter Egg hunt, bake sale of homemade cakes and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself who has promised an Easter egg for every boy and...read more
As part of our Green Flag programme we ran a photo competition. All pupils and staff were invited to submit a picture which featured some aspect of biodiversity in Ireland. We had loads of entries and invited local photographer, Garrett Fitzgerald (Katie’s Uncle) to...read more
As part of the RTE's Today Show and in conjunction with Energia Ireland Get Growing competition , the school submitted a short project video which showcased how gardening is a very important part of our school. This was done with the pupils, staff and the school...read more
Described as "It’s A Time-Travelling Journey Through Ireland" and " A perfect introduction to Ireland’s history for young and old," … John Burke author together with his daughter Kathi ‘Fatti’ Burke (illustrator) have created the highly acclaimed series...read more
Once again both 5th and 6th class partook in the making of the lovely Christmas Wreaths. This is run by the Parent Association with a real emphasis on using environmental and sustainable products. Both students and parent/guardians look forward to this...read more