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Summer Holidays

As another school year draws to a close, we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who supported and helped us out during the year. We would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe summer holiday and we will see everyone back in St. Nicholas’ on Friday... read more

Attendance Awards

In assembly this afternoon, lots of children received prizes for very good attendance. Six of our pupils had full attendance – not an easy feat! Well done everyone!... read more

Hockey Certificates

Sandra our hockey coach came in today to present our hockey players with a well earned ‘Certificate of Hockey Skills’. Well done everybody! All at St. Nicholas’ would like to wish Sandra the very best of luck as she plays on the Irish Women’s Masters hockey team... read more

Summer Holidays

As the school is closing next Tuesday June 27th for the summer holidays, we will be celebrating another great year and unfortunately saying goodbye to a fabulous 6th Class at our summer service in the church. This will take place next Tuesday at 11am. – All are... read more

Bake Sale

The Bake Sale this morning was a great success! “The best morning ever” was overheard from children in one of the classes! Thank you so much to all who organised it, oversaw it and supported it. Your generous support in the school is very much... read more

Class Photos

As we come towards the end of another fun-filled school year, Laurien came in to take some photos of each of our classes. – How lucky are we to be situated in such a beautiful location! Thank you very much Laurien! Check out some of the photos below!... read more

A Child of Books

Following our trip to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop last Thursday, Mary presented our school with a very special book called ‘A Child of Books’ by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston. She said she always looks forward to visiting our school and having our school visit the... read more

Parents v Children Hockey Match

On Friday next June 16th, the annual Parents v Children hockey match will take place in Dangan Sports Ground. This will be followed by a barbeque back in the school playground. Check back next week for a full report! read more

Bear Hunt

What fun everyone had on the Bear Hunt today! 36 children and 36 bears made their way through the streets of Galway looking for bears en route to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop! In Charlie’s Mary read lots of books about bears. We really loved the book called ‘A Beginner’s... read more

Swimming in Leisureland

Lots of fun and games was had by all yesterday at our last swimming session of the school year in Leisureland. Everyone was a winner! See some of our photos... read more

Bake Sale

We are having a school sale of work on Friday 16th June. There will be various stalls, including cakes, bric-a-brac, books, tea/coffee etc. – If you have any other ideas for stalls please let us know! We look forward to a great... read more

School Hoodies

Our new blue school hoody has proved very popular throughout the school, the city and the county! Our school is being spotted wherever we go! – Keep your eyes peeled! read more

Swimming Gala

Our annual Swimming Gala will be taking place in Leisureland tomorrow! Everyone will get to show off the wonderful swimming techniques they have learned throughout the year. The gala will be followed by fun on the slide and in the play area – one of our favourite... read more

6th Class Transition Programme

Lettie from Youth Work Ireland Galway has been in our school for the past two days talking to 6th Class about the transition to secondary school – building on the positive sense of moving on and enhancing each pupil’s coping skills. The children found the talk... read more