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.

Curriculum

  • English
  • Gaeilge

Mathematics

  • Visual arts
  • Music
  • Drama
    • School concerts
    • Participation in Scór competitions
    • Workshop with Cuisle Avondhú
    • Tin whistle classes
    • Drama lessons with school staff and visiting teacher
  • Hurling (indoor and outdoor)
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Tag rugby
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Orienteering
  • Athletics
  • Dance

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.

  • Walk Tall
  • Stay Safe
  • R.S.E
  • Substance Abuse Programmes

Healthy eating policy promoted

Participation in School Completion Programme

Litter Awareness Classes

  • Bóthar
  • Concern
  • Trócaire
  • 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

 The school regularly enters teams in the various quiz competitions

  • Preparation for Sacraments
  • Annual School Mass
  • Access to regular Confession
  • Advent and Lenten preparation
  • Participation in May Procession

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 the 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

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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