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Galway’s Johnny Heaney is back!

Galway’s Johnny Heaney is back!

Such happy children in St. Nicholas’ today with the return of the great Galway player....Johnny Heaney! What a role model! What fun!! #ReactionGames #BallSkills #Soloing #HandPassing #Steps #Teamwork #ActiveSchool #GaillimhAbú  

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Pancake Day

Pancake Day

Tomorrow, 25th February, is Pancake Tuesday - one of our favourite days of the school year! As is tradition, our wonderful parent volunteers will come in and cook pancakes for the whole school! We cannot wait to try all the delicious toppings! 🍫🍋 This...

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Wednesday Morning Assembly

Wednesday Morning Assembly

What wonderful singing we had in assembly this morning – Maith sibh a pháistí!! We hope you enjoy Midterm break everybody – See you all on Monday! ....and then it’s Pancake Tuesday!!

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Open Evening

Open Evening

💥 Open Evening was a great success yesterday evening! A big Thank You to all who helped out throughout the evening – your help and support is always so greatly appreciated.❤️

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Galway 2020

Galway 2020

We are loving the pop of colour our new Galway 2020 flags & bunting have added to our school! More to be added next week! Thank you Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture #BesideTownHallTheatre #HiddenGem #HeartOfTheCity #Waterside #Woodquay  

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Valentine’s Art

Valentine’s Art

With it being Valentine's Day, 5th and 6th class have been making, painting and varnishing heart shaped clay pots. How amazing! #ArtistsAtWork #TheArts #VisualArts

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House and Homes

House and Homes

3rd and 4th Class were learning about houses and homes in history. They designed and made their own houses and then presented them to their class! #Creativity #SESE #STEM #EngineeringWeek2020  

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Open Evening

Open Evening

Open Evening takes place tomorrow from 5.30pm until 7.30pm. Please pass on the words to friends, relations, colleagues & neighbours if you haven’t already done so! A big Thank You to everyone who has already spread the word – we really appreciate it!

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Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020 today - lots of important and interesting discussions around the school on the wonderful uses of the Internet but also the importance of protecting ourselves and keeping ourselves safe – great work everyone. #BeInCtrl #Up2Us #SID2020...

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Leave No Trace Workshop

Leave No Trace Workshop

Barry from Leave No Trace Ireland came to school this morning to carry out workshops with 3rd-6th class. Barry was discussing the seven principles of leave no trace, focusing on litter and waste, how long it takes common items to decompose and recycling. The children...

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Heritage Expert Alison Mac Cormaic

Heritage Expert Alison Mac Cormaic

What a wonderful day we spent with heritage expert Alison Mac Cormaic! Alison took the children on a tour of Waterside/Woodquay where the children were identifying various features, amongst them were stone columns, wide chimney pots, Aztec inspired garages, quoin...

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Swimming on Wednesdays

Swimming on Wednesdays

Swimming takes place in Leisureland every Wednesday afternoon! It is great to see so many children taking part! #ActiveSchool #BeActiveWednesday #ActiveHomework

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Counties of Ireland

Counties of Ireland

5th and 6th class have been learning about the counties of Ireland. Each pupil in the class has researched a county which they will be presenting to the class in the coming days. Maith sibh a pháistí! #GaillimhAbú

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Write a book Project

Write a book Project

Wow! The ‘Write a book Project’ books have arrived from other Primary Schools in Galway and St. Nicholas’ books have made their way to other schools in the county too! Well done to everybody who participated in this project – we sure have lots of amazing authors in...

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Dates For Your Diary

Dates For Your Diary

Dates For Your Diary Thursday 13th February                Open Evening 5.30pm – 7.30pm Wednesday 19th February             School closes at 12 noon Thursday 20th & 21st Friday         School closed for midterm break Monday 24th – Friday 28th           ...

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Something Fishy Project

Something Fishy Project

Kevin Crowley from Inland Fisheries spoke with the pupils from 3rd to 6th about the Something Fishy project and an upcoming fieldtrip later on in the year. He gave a very interesting talk on the water cycle, the native species of fish around Galway, the lifecycle of...

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