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NPC survey – Review of the RSE Curriculum

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) are currently reviewing the Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) curriculum for both primary and post primary schools in Ireland. As part of that review, NPC would like to hear the views of parents regarding their children’s RSE education in primary school so that NPC can make a submission to the NCCA, ensuring the views of parents right across Ireland are included on this issue.

 We have compiled a survey in order to gather parents’ views and would appreciate it if you could complete and circulate/share this survey to/with other parents of primary school children. The closing date for this survey is the 27th of January 2019. To complete this survey please click this link

When it is wet outside,we always makesure that we participate in blasts of physical activity at various times during the school day. Below you will find one example of what we so,this physical activity is called Just Dance.

Our 4th Class Playground Leaders



Kaleb and Grace




Cara     Lee      Krisha






Hannah and Khylie





Teigan and James





Joyce and Aaron





Jayden and Isabelle





Sally and Cian


Our ASF Staff Committee



From left to right;

Ms. Mathews, Ms. Byrne, Mr. Campbell, Ms. Canavan, Ms. McIntyre and Ms. Lafferty.


Absent Member:

Ms. Ryan

(ASF Co-ordinator)


Zeeko Internet Safety Guide & Zeeko Digital Trend Report October 2018

How Amazing Is Our Active Zone #getactive #activeplaytime

Our Trip to the National Museum

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At St. Fiachra’s SNS, We Support And Celebrate Victory Achieved By All Children Whether It Happens In School Or Outside Of School.


Monday Morning In 5th Class Started Off Nicely With A 20 Minute Skipathon!!

Congratulations To Our Girls Who Won The Relay Event At The Santry Sports Event. Wahoo!! WELL DONE GIRLS!!!!

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Javelin Throwing In 4th Class. Move Over Steve Backley!!

We’ve Got The Moves Like Jagger #getintothegroove #zumba #getmoving

Defensive Dribbling And Passing In 5th Class

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Science Presentation – Paddy Madden

Paddy Madden

Our school was so lucky to have a Science Presentation by Paddy Madden, a Lecturer on Social Environmental and Science Education at Marino Institute of Education.

We loved listening to Paddy’s stories about the plants, animals and mini-beasts of Ireland. He showed us lots of interesting plants, bugs, shells, rocks, animals homes, insect hotels – so many many things! We could listen to Paddy forever!

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Using our Mathematical skills to buy food

4th Class has been busy using their mathematical skills to do some shopping. They were using Shopping Catalogues    to buy ingredients for a nutritious cheap dinner. Yummy!

What ingredients did they choose?

Whose dinner was the cheapest? What was the cost of this dinner?

Whose dinner was the most expensive? What was the cost of this dinner?

What ingredients were used in each dinner?

What change did they get from €10?

What was the difference between the cheapest dinner and the most expensive dinner?


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Science Presentation in Beaumont Hospital by the Royal College of Surgeons to St. Fiachra’s SNS students

It’s not every day that our students are invited to Beaumont Hospital  for a Science Presentation by the  tutors of  the Royal College of Surgeons!

St. Fiachra’s 6th class students put on the white coats and surgical gloves and participated in a myriad of fascinating scientific experiments. They got the opportunity to use various items of medical equipment. Everybody was enraptured by this experience! A fascinating day for our students!

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‘Environmental Awareness and Care’ Science Strand – Caring for our School Environment

Third Classes are very busy planting and maintaining the flower beds in the school courtyards. These flower beds make our school look so pretty and colourful. Lots of watering and weeding to be done on a daily basis to care for the flowers and plants. What great gardeners we have in St. Fiachra’s SNS!! Our brightly coloured flowers attract lots of butterflies, bees and insects.

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‘Living Things’ Science Strand – Planting Spring flowers

Spring is in the air! Time to get planting with our school friends!

Looking forward to seeing these flowers bloom shortly!

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St. Fiachras Senior School Parents Committee

The Parents Committee in St. Fiachras Senior School plays a very active role and we are involved in a number of key activities throughout the year such as Book Fair, Secondary School Nights, Confirmation Alb preparation, refreshments after Confirmation and Graduation ceremonies.  We also assist the school with fundraising when required. We have been involved in the setting up of the School Library, and the Book Rental scheme.

We are affiliated to the National Parents Council (Primary).

Our AGM will be held shortly after we return from the summer holidays, date and time will be posted shortly. New members are always welcome. If you are interested in becoming involved, please email us at


Senior Cycle survey re-opened

For those of you who didn’t get a chance to complete our survey on the Senior Cycle we have re-opened same due to the number for requests from parents to do so.

The survey will be open until 5pm on the 27th of March 2018.

Also please circulate to any parents you think might be interested in completing this survey.

Click this link to take the survey: do_you_want_your_well_educated_child_to_look_like_at_18

Reaction of Baking Powder on Malt Vinegar

Watch what happened when baking powder was put in a balloon and dropped in on top of a bottle of malt vinegar!! Their chemical reaction created a gas which inflated the balloon!  Wow! Almost like magic!!

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Egyptian Art

Room 10

Here are some of our artwork over the last few months…

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Our German Lesson

Yesterday I taught the class some German. I lived in Germany and my dad is German so I know the language. Nicole and I started with teaching the class the basics. We had a conversation with each other in German, and then we translated it to English. After that we made the class repeat the sentences in German and have the conversation with us. Then the class split up into partners and had the conversation with each other.


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This is the conversation we learned:

 Me: Guten Tag!

Nicole: Hallo!

Me: Wie heisst du?

Nicole: Ich heisse Nicole. Wie heisst du?

Me: Ich heisse Fay, wie gehts dier?

Nicole: Mier gehts gut, wie gehts dier?

Me: Mier gehts auch gut.

This is translation:

Me: Good day!

Nicole: Hello!

Me: What’s your name?

Nicole: My name is Nicole, what’s your name?

Me: My name is Fay, how are you?

Nicole: I’m good, how are you?

Me: I’m also good.

By Fay

Camogie Stars!

Congratulations to four of our camogie girls who have been picked for the Dublin Camogie U14 Academy Panel. We were very fortunate to have a number of girls participating in trials. After a number of sessions a panel has been picked included in this panel are Ruth Fitzsimons (Whitehall Colmcille), Isabelle McGarry (Whitehall Colmcille) , Caitriona McMahon (Whitehall Colmcille) and Roisin Boland (St Vincents). Well done also to Clodagh Cummins (Whitehall Colmcille) and Kate Kelly (Whitehall Colmcille) who also took part in the sessions. It was fantastic to see so many girls being chosen for trials.

Well done girls!

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Green week

we are learning about water.


Camán you girls in Blue and Maroon!!Croke Park 2015

We are so proud of our school Camogie team!!! We had a great day shouting as loud as we could for our girls! You did us all proud cailíní!!!!