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Internet Safety

Our Internet Safety Day with John proved to be a great success. Everybody gained lots of very useful knowledge on how to stay safe online. A big thank you to all who attended the evening session at St. Nicholas’ School, your support is always greatly... read more

Active Week 2017

Active Week is fast approaching! A very Active Week is in store for all of the Pupils in St. Nicholas’ Primary School, Waterside! On Monday we have Grace coming in for Zumba and Darren for Gaelic Football. On Tuesday we will have Hip Hop with Mel. On Wednesday we will... read more

Trip to Limerick

The annual trip to Villiers School in Limerick was thoroughly enjoyed again this year despite the heavy showers! Well done to everyone for their team spirit and participation.... read more

Aboriginal Art

In Infants we looked at Aboriginal paintings. We talked about how they were multi- coloured. We talked about how they were made up of dots. We talked about how they contained many circles. Then we painted our beautiful pictures using these ideas.... read more

Seashore v Classroom!

What a way to spend a Friday morning! A great day was had by all at the Seashore Safari on Grattan Beach this morning. Everybody was very busy as they went in search of sea creatures, seaweed, shells and any other items of interest that caught their eyes! Take a look... read more

Lá ar an Trá

Bhí Rang 1 agus 2 ag an trá an tseachtain seo. Bhí ann craic againn ag déanamh rólimirt! Bhí na páistí ag an trá. Bhí said ag súgradh. Tháinig tonn mhór isteach agus bhí gach rud fliuch báite!!! Bhí fearg ar na páistí! Féach ar na bpictiuirí thíos!... read more

School Hoody

Everybody in St. Nicholas’, Waterside is very excited about the arrival of our new school hoodies! A beautiful royal blue is the colour that was chosen! It will have our school crest on the front and the back will be like the above photo! Everybody had the choice of... read more

Blue Skies

Some classes took advantage of the beautiful weather today and had their lunch al fresco! What a happy bunch of children!... read more

Chocolate Chips!

There was a lovely smell around St. Nicholas’ today as some of the 3rd Class girls were baking chocolate chip cookies! The feedback was that they were delicious!! Nice work girls!... read more

Sports Day 2017

Sports Day 2017 will take place on May 26th. Some say it is the best day of the school year!! The day will begin with a soccer blitz on The Plots, followed by sprints, 3-legged races, egg and spoon races and sack races! This will be followed by a barbecue in the... read more

Active Week

Active Week Active week will be taking place from May 22nd – May 26th. As usual an action packed week lies ahead with Yoga, Hip Hop, Zumba, Dance and football to name but a few! Lots of photos to... read more


3rd – 6th Class will be going to Baysports in Athlone on May 24th. An action packed day is guaranteed! Make sure to check back for some fun-filled... read more

Burren Nature Sanctuary

On May 24th Infants – Second Class will visit the Burren Nature Sanctuary. They will be participating in the Burren Biodiversity Leave no Trace Tour where they will learn the Leave no Trace principles along the nature walk. They will be learning about how the Burren... read more

Internet Safety

John Murray will be giving a series of presentations on Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying in St. Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School on May 18th. The talk will include video clips analysing Social Networking sites, including Facebook. Emphasis will be placed on mobile... read more

Seashore Safari

On May 12th the entire school be will be going to Grattan Beach on our annual Seashore Safari. The children will be searching for different things such as sea creatures, sea plants and shells. They will also get a chance to build sand castles and moats and dig holes !... read more

Soccer at The Plots

5th and 6th Class took advantage of the beautiful weather for PE today and went to play football at The Plots! Check out the photos below!... read more