'6th Class Ms Cooper 2016-17'

sports day 2017

We had great fun this year at Sports day!  (more…)

Add comment June 28th, 2017

5th and 6th Class School Tour

On Thursday, 22nd of June, 5th and 6th class set off on their school tour. First stop was University College Cork where the girls learned lots of new things including about George Boole and the Crawford Observatory. The girls had a great time exploring UCC and even got the opportunity to wear cloaks and received certificates at the end of the tour.

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Confirmation Day 25th May 2017

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Confirmation Day 25th May 2017

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Family Fun Walk

Thanks to all who came  to our Family Fun walk.

A big ‘Thank You’ to O’Leary Supervalu for sponsoring the ‘healthy treats’ !  (more…)

Add comment May 21st, 2017

START competition

We  were delighted to be among three Primary Schools from Cork, Dublin and Galway who were shortlisted to showcase their randomised clinical trials at NUI Galway on Friday, 19 May.

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Our Energy Flag

On Thursday the 11th May Ms Browne, Brid O’Riordan, (more…)

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Football Blitz

St Mary’s Secondary school organised a Football Blitz on (more…)

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START Project

 

Girls from 6th class participated in START competition 2017 run by the Health Research Board. To help us in our efforts Caroline Hurley a PhD student based at UCC visited the school for 5 weeks to check in on how the project was developing in class.

The girls research was called “Colourful Concentration’ and asked the question do coloured pens help children concentrate better than using blue pens? The research information and the findings were analysed and published in a poster.

Well done to everyone involved in conducting their first published research trial.

Click on the link below to see the poster

Colourful Concentration Trial – St. Joseph’s National School, Macroom, Co. Cork

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/start-competition-introduces-pupils-to-the-scientific-way-of-problem-solving-1.2992465

 

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Sixth Class girls prepare for their Confirmation

Sixth Class girls and their teacher Ms Cooper spent today in Caum for a day of reflection and prayer in preparation for their Confirmation. (more…)

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