educational Facilities

St. Patrick's B.N.S. HallSt. Patrick's B.n.S. hall

In the immediate vicinity of the school we utilize two playing fields, a spacious schoolyard, Handball alley, the town library, the Energy centre and the swimming pool. Over the years staff members have build up an impressive collection of sports and athletics equipment which is used regularly.

St. Pats Yard
St. Patrick's B.n.S. Yard

curriculum

Curriculum:

  • - Language: Gaeilge and English.
  • - Mathematics
  • - Social, environmental and Scientific Education: History, Geography and Science.
  • - Arts Education: visual arts, music and drama incorporating 
    school concerts ~ participation in Scór competitions ~  workshop with Cuisle Avondhú ~  tin whistle ~  drama lessons with school staff and visiting teacher.
  • - Physical Education: 
    hurling (indoor and outdoor) ~ football ~ soccer~ tag rugby ~ tennis ~ swimming ~ gymnastics ~ orienteering ~ athletics ~ dance.

Thriller Dance
St. Patrick's B.n.S. "Thriller" dance Performance

The school competes in the Cork City Sports, North Cork Schools’ Sports, F.A.I. Inter-Schools Soccer, North Cork Sciath na Scoil Hurling and Football, Schools’ Indoor Hurling Competition, Mallow Primary Schools’ Swimming Gala, Munster Boys’ Primary Schools Tennis, Schools Tag Rugby and Cork Schools’ Orienteering.

 

  • - Social, Personal and Health Education:
  • Walk Tall, Stay Safe, R.S.E. and Substance Abuse Programmes.
  • - Junior Traffic Wardens.
  • - Participation in School Completion Programme.
  • - Cookery.
  • - Healthy- eating policy promoted.
  • - Litter awareness fostered.
  • - Fund-raising for Bóthar, Concern, Trócaire and local charities.       
  • - Annual educational school tours to places of cultural, historical or sporting interest.
  • - Visits to town library to meet visiting authors.
  • - Annual Awards Day.
  • - Quizzes; The school regularly enters teams in the various Quiz Competitions.
  • - Religious Education: Preparation for Sacraments, annual School Mass, access to regular Confession, Advent and Lenten preparation, participation in May Procession.

St. Pats School Garden
St. Patrick's B.n.S. garden

 

 

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School Facilities

ST. patrick's B.n.s. has a wide variety of excellent facilities to offer including:

- Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom

  • - P.E. Hall / Concert Hall
  • - Large tarmacadamed play areas / tennis court
  • - Two grass pitches
  • - Computer Room: networked for classes / groups using internet, data projectors
  • - Classroom based computers
  • - School Library (recently renovated & restocked)
  • - Cookery Room
  • - Art Room
  • - Learning Support Room/
  • Resource Rooms
  • - Retreat / Prayer Room
  • - School Garden

St. Patrick's BNS Hall

school mission statement

Our School strives:

1. To enable the child to live a full life as a child and to realise his potential as a unique individual.

2. To enable the child to develop as a social being through living and co-operating with others and so contribute to the good of society.

3. To prepare the child for further education and lifelong learning.

Active Schools Week St. Patricks

Dearcadh na Scoile I Leith na Gaeilge

Se aidhm atá againn i Scoil Phádraig ná go mbeadh atmaisfear  na scoile fabhrach don  Ghaeilge agus taimid ar aon intinn faoi chur chuige na scoile  i leith na Gaeilge.  Usaidfaimid straiteisí  eagsula chun na paisti a chur ag usaid na Gaeilge.
Fearas  nua aimseartha agus gniomhaíochta eagsula comh maith le sceimeanna foilsithe chun na ceithre scil  teanga a chothu: eisteacht, labhairt, leitheoireacht, scríbhneoireacht.

Beidh an teanga le feiceail  ar fhograí scoile agus usaidfidh na hoidí an Ghaeilge mar mhean- chumarsaide ina measc fein. Beidh na scolairí spreagtha chun an meid Ghaeilge atá acu a usaid ar theachtaireachtaí , ag cur gnath ceisteasna na seomraí ranga ar an gclos srl. Beidh Seachtain na Gaeilge againn timpeall La Fhéile Padraig agus beidh cuid de na paidreacha i nGaeilge gach maidin ag Tionol.
Tugann an scoil tacaiocht d’imeachtai Gaeilge an cheantair – Mor Shiúil La Fhéile Padraig, Dramaí agus Ceolchoirm an Nollag, cursaí Scór na nÓg agus Scor na bPáistí srl.

 

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