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Giving at Christmas

This Christmas we would like to help two local charities; Cope House, Waterside and Osterly Lodge, Salthill. Both organisations would be delighted if we could collect the following items for them: Towels, Single duvets, Single duvet covers, Pillow cases, Single... read more

Christmas Art

The pieces of art that were created for the Carol Service were admired by so many people last Thursday night too – is there no end to the talent of the children in St. Nicholas’!!... read more

Carol Service 2017

Our Carol Service was an amazing success again this year! Thank you so much to all the parents, relations, friends and past pupils who came to support St. Nicholas’ Primary School, Waterside on the night  – without your wonderful support these events would not be... read more

Another Past Pupil Returns!

We were delighted again today to have a visit from a pupil of St. Nicholas’ who left 6 years ago!!! – Always a joy to have our past pupils visit and hear how well they are getting on! read more

Adventures in Kenya

Today we had Stephen (the Youth Officer in our Diocese) visit us. Stephen has just returned from a trip to Kenya. He told us lots of stories of his travels and showed us pictures and souvenirs also. We really enjoyed hearing his stories first hand – Thank You Stephen!... read more

Scientists at Work

5th and 6th Class have been busy working on various science concepts this week. Below are some photos of the children experimenting with volcanoes and electricity!... read more

Recipe for Cupcakes

First and Second Class had to follow a recipe this week as part of their English Class! Take a look at the photos below to see how they got on!!... read more

A Past Pupil comes back to Visit

We were so honoured this week to have a Past Pupil come back to St. Nicholas’ to visit. He said that the school had changed hugely since he attended. When he started school in St. Nicholas’ there was only one teacher who taught all of the classes. The building had no... read more

Our Christmas Carol Time of Year!

Christmas Carol Practice is well and truly under way! Lots of words and lines being learned every night – keep up the great work everybody! The Carol Service will take place on December 7th. All are most welcome!   read more

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

The St. Nicholas’ Shoe Boxes were delivered to the Team Hope depot on Friday last – a big thank you to all who participated. “Thank you so much for sharing your Christmas with children who have so little – It means so much to them.” read more

Lava Lamps

Even more fun was had today for Science Week making our very own lava lamps with oil, water and food colouring! Check out some of the pictures... read more

Journey Through Space

Junior and Senior Infants have been learning all about ‘Space’ this week! We’ve had lots of fun playing ‘On the Moon’ in our Small World Area and pretending to be astronauts flying our very own... read more

All Fall Down!

First and Second Class have been exploring gravity and flight this week. They made some propellers from paper and they also made some amazing parachutes! The trick was to see who’s would be last to fall to the ground! Check out the photos... read more

Junior Film Fleadh 2017

First and Second Class had a great afternoon watching lots of Short Films in the Town Hall Theatre – amongst them were some animations by one of their own classmates!!! – Absolutely wonderful!! We are looking forward to next year’s trip... read more

Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste

Great work is being carried out for our sixth Green-Schools theme. This maintenance theme enables schools to discover how Green-Schools work has positively influenced people and environments worldwide while revising the previous Litter and Waste... read more

The Liam McCarthy Cup Arrives!

There was great excitement today as Gordon and crew brought the Liam McCarthy Cup, the Irish Press Cup, the Bob O’Keeffe Cup and the U16 All Ireland Camogie Cup to our school. The players who spoke to the pupils are a true inspiration and credit to the sporting world.... read more