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Free Being Me

Free Being Me (FBM) is a programme designed in collaboration with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and Dove to empower girls to have confidence, to have positive body image and to raise their self esteem. The Brownies in our school have... read more

Planting Season!

In science class we have been busy planting sunflower seeds. We keep checking each morning to see if there is any sign of growth! Keep checking back to see the progress!... read more

The Wolf and Peter

Because of our central location and being beside the Town Hall Theatre, 3rd – 6th Class got to go to The Wolf and Peter this afternoon! A thoroughly enjoyable Friday afternoon was had by all!... read more

In the Newspaper Again!

Yes – St. Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School, Waterside have featured in the Galway Advertiser again this week for Lá Glas! Great fun was being had by all! read more

Mother’s Day

There were lots of beautiful pieces of art being created for Mother’s Day throughout the school. You can see some of the pieces in the photos below.... read more

Junior and Senior Infants go to Easons

The Infants really enjoyed listening to Daniel in Easons reading two great stories in The Galway Shopping Centre. Then they drew and coloured a book cover. Afterwards they bought a book with their World Book Day vouchers. They had a great trip!... read more

Lá Glas

Féach ar na bpictiúirí thíos. Bhí gach duine gléasta suas in éadaí glasa, oráiste agus bán! Bhí go leor damhsa, ceol agus an-craic againn gan... read more

Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Bhí cruinniú iontach againn ar maidin sa Halla. D’inis Rang 1 agus Rang 2 scéal faoi Naomh Pádraig. Leis sin, chas an scoil go léir amhráin agus chas na hardranganna cúpla amhráin ar na féadóige! Maith sibh a pháistí. Bhain gach duine taitneamh as!  ... read more

Rang 1 agus 2 go to Charlie Byrne’s

Rang 1 agus 2 had a great trip to Charlie Byrne’s on Friday. The children chatted with Mary first and then Mary read some fabulous books – amongst them were A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and artist Sam Winston and Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice... read more

Lá Glas 2017

Lá Glas 2017 is fast approaching! It will take place next Thursday March 16.It is always a really fun day in school with everyone wearing some green, white and orange and speaking gaeilge at every opportunity! Each class will be doing some Irish Dancing with Louise... read more

Tráth na gCeist 2017

Bhí  Tráth na gCeist ag Rang 1 – Rang 6 sa Halla ar maidin! Rinne gach duine sár iarracht agus bhaineamar an taitneamh as an gníomhaíocht. Féach ar na griangrafanna... read more

Author Nicola Pierce in Charlie Byrne’s

On Friday, 5th and 6th Class went to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop to see the author Nicola Pierce. She spoke about her books, the research involved and the illustrations. We found it very interesting and it gave us a good incite into becoming... read more

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

  Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017 ar siúl ón 1ú – 17ú Márta. Beidh go leor gníomhaíochtaí ar siúl againn sa scoil chun ‘Coicís na Gaeilge’ a cheiliúradh. Coimead súil mar beidh griangrafanna go leor go luath.... read more

Extremely Short Stories

To celebrate World Book Day, First and Second Class were writing EXTREMELY short stories! Their challenge was to write a story in TEN words! It may have proved a little trickier than they expected – everyone had lots of laughs though! More to follow!... read more

Room to Improve!

Fifth and Sixth Class have been busy renovating and designing in art this week. Their lesson was based on a story they worked on in English called ‘A Rat and Some Renovations’! Check out the works of art they created!... read more

Houses and Homes

First and Second have been exploring different houses and homes throughout the world. They then set about constructing their own! The photos below show Stage One of the building process!! More photos to... read more