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St Benignus NS, Balscadden
Some of our pupils on the St Patrick's Walk to School 2018.
Botley, the coding robot in action in Senior Infants.
GAA coaching with Larissa from O'Dwyer's is in full swing in the senior classes and we finally have the weather to match!
The winning 6th class Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) team who successfully pitched their idea of a St Bearnignus teddy bear to the 'Dragons'. The bears will be for sale in the near future!
2nd Class celebrate World Book Day 2018
Book Day 2018 being celebrated in 4th Class. Nicky Maxwell (Dark Diaries), George (George's Marvellous Medicine), Little Bear (Goldilocks), Penny (Girl Online), Fern (Charlotte's Web), Frank (Heroes of Olympus), Matilda, Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Harry Potter and Hermione Granger).
Some pupils from 5th class demonstrate the gymnastic skills they have been learning this term.
Some of our pupils taking part in the 10@10 as part of Operation Transformation and our work on the Active Flag.
Some of our pupils show off one our our two new state of the art Activ Panels from Promethean! It replaces the old fashioned Interactive Whiteboards with Smart TV Android touch screen technology.
Thanks to Maria Sheil for her Little Music Makers workshops with the Junior Classes!
Bubble fun during the Little Music Makers workshops with Maria Sheil!
Some of the science team in 5th class who visited the Young Scientist Exhibition in the RDS.
Thanks to Emer Ní Eafa for bringing in the Brendan Martin Cup on behalf of the victorious Dublin Ladies All-Ireland winning team 2017!
Thanks to Evan Comerford for bringing in the Sam Maguire on behalf of the victorious Dublin Men's All-Ireland winning team 2017!
Thanks to Scott Ziglinski AKA Mr Z for delivering some fantastic science workshops to round off Science Week for 3rd-6th classes. This was made possible through the Voluntary Contributions.
Thanks to Lee from Skip Hop for a fantastic day on St Benignus Day 2017.
Some of our 4th class pupils enjoying the skipping day!
Parents and pupils working together at an Ipad station in 2nd class during Maths Week 2017.
Thanks to Monica and Dessie from the local Order of Malta for all their work with 4th and 6th classes as part of the Adam's Gift programme. It was very informative for all the children who took part.
Thank you to everyone who wore their favourite jersey or top today in aid of the joinourboys.org
1st class on their tree walk to Ardgillan Park for National Tree Day 2017. This trip was made possible thanks to the Voluntary Contributions of parents.
Some of our pupils standing in front of the new fence installed around the perimeter of the school over the Summer. Thanks to the Balscadden Fundraising Group for their contribution towards the cost of the new fence, which was raised from the Tractor Run 2017.
New Flooring was installed in the wet areas of six classrooms over the Summer thanks to fundraising from our Christmas Fairs.
Congratulations to all the 6th class pupils who celebrated their End of Year ceremony and Prize giving on Friday, 23rd June.
4th Class made their annual trip to Trim Castle as part of their study of the Normans in History.
A nest of young birds have taken up residence in the school notice board.
Our School Garden is looking very well! Thanks to Ms Gaughan and all the pupils in 5th class for all their weeding, watering and hard work!
Congratulations to second class on their big day. They all had their photograph taken together.
Congratulations to 5th class who have now completed the Friends for Life programme. They concluded the programme with an ice-cream party! Thanks to Ms Falvey and Ms Meehan for all their work.
Thanks to Balbriggan Community College for inviting 5th class to their STEAM day. It was a very enjoyable and informative visit.
Congratulations to the Senior Boys Gaelic Football team who reached the final of the Fingal Schools League 2017. Well done lads, you did the school proud! Baile Scadán abú!
We had a visit from Skippy John from Skipping 4 Life on 25th April. It was a fun day made possible by the voluntary contributions of our parents.
4th Class took part in a Balbriggan RFC rugby blitz on 30th March 2017.
Seachtain na Gaeilge, Lá sa Halla le Rang a hAon! Bhí gach rang sa halla inniu ag canadh agus ag spraoi as Gaeilge. All the classes came to the hall for Irish Week to sing songs, act out dramas and have fun in irish!
Seachtain na Gaeilge, Lá sa Halla leis na Naíonáin Shinsearacha!
Seachtain na Gaeilge, Lá sa Halla le Rang a Cúig!
4th Class Book Reviews for World Book Day 2017
Second class celebrate World Book Day 2017
Thanks to Ms Maeve Kavanagh for the lovely work on the Kindness Tree for Anti-bullying/Friendship Week! Thanks also to all the children who have added their own leaves during the week.
Operation Transformation 10@10 as the whole school get active!
Junior Infants enjoying one of the Aistear stations with our new equipment.
Some of our junior infants have fun in the igloo!
The Sam Maguire cup visited the school with Dublin All-Ireland and All-Star footballer Ciarán Kilkenny.
BT Young Scientist 2017. Some of our 5th class pupils who presented their Science project at the Primary Science Fair in the RDS 2017.
Calendar 2017 being shot by school photographer Hugh Lynch. In the picture is the month of December photograph!
Some of our pupils after enjoying their visit inside the planetarium!
Big Bear Planetariums visit today 18/11/16. This visit was made possible by the Voluntary Contributions of our parents.
Halloween Fun on Dress Up for Dyslexia Day 2016!
Sister Phyllis and her able assistant monk on our Dress Up for Dyslexia Day 2016. Thanks for the generous donations which will go to the local Dyslexia workshop.
Thanks to all the parent volunteers who came in to help out with Maths Week!
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Our Junior Infants were busy making Rice Krispie buns with Ms McLoughlin and Ms Sheridan.
Some of our 6th class pupils displaying the ships they built as part of their study of the Great Famine.
Autumn Art from our pupils in 3rd Class.
Our infants enjoying their school tour to Ardgillan.
Our infants enjoying some ice-cream back at the school after their school tour to Ardgillan.
4th Class visited Trim Castle as part of their history project on the Normans.
Our Santry Athletics team during the parade before the finals in Morton Stadium.
Our knitting club are hard at work preparing the school colours for Parnell Park Football Finals 2016!
Junior and Senior Infants are doing Music Makers workshops each Tuesday for 4 weeks with Maria Sheil (started 13th January)
Our Junior Infants go blackberry picking. They then made jam from the blackberries and their own brown bread.
We received our Digital School of Distinction award.
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