Best of luck to all of our 6th Class graduates pictured here at their Graduation Mass
Monday, July 8, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Bike Day on 19th June was a huge success and was enjoyed by all pupils and staff alike. Huge thanks to all the volunteers who helped out on the day, by standing at junctions, cycling with the children, bike maintenance workshops & cycling stations set up in the school.... We could not have done it without you! We also held litter picks on the day, in and around the village.
See all photos here
See all photos here
As Rathgormack NS have purchased quite a number of new textbooks as part of our Book Rental Scheme, we sorted through our older books and donated a huge number of books to schools in Zambia, Africa. We were delighted to receive this letter and photographs of some of our books in use in a school in Zambia.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Huge congratulations to Ava Connolly who has been selected for the INTO/GAA/Cumann na mBunscoil Respect Exhibition Go Games 2019. Ava will be playing at half time in the All Ireland Football semi-final on Saturday August 10th in Croke Park. Ava has had a fantastic year and this is an amazing achievement. We are all very proud of you Ava. Good luck!!
6th Class went on a Waterwalk with Catherine Norris and a Teagasc Advisor and Water Specialist and undertook a field study on the ecosystem of a river and it's environmental impact. Click here to see photographs. Photos
3rd to 6th Class School Tour to The Watershed, Kilkenny on Friday 7th June. Click here to see photographs. Photos
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Huge congratulations to Ella (camogie) and Áine (football) who were selected to represent Waterford in the Primary Go Games this year. Ella played at half time during the Waterford and Tipperary hurling match in Thurles and Áine played at half time during the Waterford and Clare football match in Ennis. This is such a fantastic achievement and very well deserved. Well done girls. We are extremely proud of you both.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Congratulations to our U13 Camogie team who won the Eastern Final in Carriganore on Wednesday 29th May 2019. The girls have had a fantastic season beating Newtown, Clonea & GS Philib Barún. In the final they beat Fenor on a scoreline of 13-2 to 1-3. Well done girls. We are very proud of you all.
View more photos here
View more photos here
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Congratulations to Mairead, Amy, Caitlin, Fiona & Annie who took part in an Irish Dancing Feis in Limerick on Sunday May 12th. The girls were very successful - winning medals and trophies. Well done girls!
Friday, May 10, 2019
Huge thanks to Martin Hennebry who generously donated his time, materials and expertise to make the stands and display the Irish Wildlife and Bird Plaques for us.
We purchased these plaques with funding acquired under an Agenda 21 grant. Click here to see more photos
Thursday, May 2, 2019
6th Class would like to thank everyone - families and friends - for their support.
A special thank you to Musgraves (Waterford), Lidl, Aldi and Super Valu (Carrick-on-Suir) for their generous donations of chocolate Easter eggs.
A huge thank you to Bobby Byrne who offered his time, expertise and materials for free over the Easter holidays to repair our shed roof.
We are very grateful to have this job done so well.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Congratulations to all the boys and girls who won medals recently in the underage Badminton Competition - competing against Lismore and Kilmacthomas.
Well done to everyone.
Well done Kate on receiving an All Ireland Medal on winning the U9 25 metre underwater swim on Sunday at the National Aquatic Centre. We are all very proud of you.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Well done to our 5th & 6th class girls who competed in the Spar FAI Primary School's 5 a side, on Wednesday 3rd April. The girls did very well, and qualified for the final on the day, where they lost 3-1 to Piltown.
Our mini 7's girls football team were in Fraher field on Tuesday April 2nd for the county final against Coolnasmear. They had a fantastic first half but unfortunately bad weather conditions in the second half held them back. Unfortunately they lost the game. We are all extremely proud of the girls and their fantastic achievements in football this year.
Our 5th and 6th Class boys took part in the FAI soccer tournament in Ferrybank on Monday April 1st. The boys had a great day and played very well against tough opponents. Well done boys!!
Thursday, March 14, 2019
We marked Seachtain na Gaeilge with a ceolchoirm today. All classes performed as Gaeilge for the rest of the school, on stage in the Community Centre Hall. Bhíomar ansin chun an Ghaeilge agus ár gcultúr dúchais a chéiliúradh tríd ceol, amhráin, filíocht, dráma agus craic. Bhaineamar an taitneamh as. Have a look though the photos here. Ceolchoirm Seachtain na Gaeilge 2019
3rd & 4th Class held an exhibition for other classes and parents on 1st March, showcasing their Dream Bedrooms in a Shoebox. Have a look at some of the photographs of the event here. Dream Bedrooms Exhibition
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
4th & 5th Class had great fun discussing their favorite books and dressing up as their favorite characters for World Book Day.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
We are fortunate to be in the designated area and able to avail of Clár funding for playground improvements. Thanks to this funding we recently added to our artificial grass area which the children are enjoying the benefits of, particularly in wet weather.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Congratulations to our 4th Class quiz team, Michael, Fionn, Dáire and Stephen, who won the Lismore National School Annual Quiz on Tuesday February 26th. It was a fantastic achievement for the boys and we are extremely proud of them all. Congratulations boys from all at Rathgormack N.S.
Monday, February 4, 2019
Well done to our Senior Credit Union quiz team Megan, Rebecca, Joanne and Croíadh who took part in the quiz in the Carraig Hotel on Friday night.
Congratulations to our Junior Credit Union Quiz team Michael, Fionn, Katie and Laura who came 2nd in the quiz in the Carraig Hotel on Friday Feb 1st. They scored a total of 39 points and they were just 2 points behind the winning team. We are very proud of them all.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
Well done to all these Community Games swimming participants. The competition took place on Wednesday 16th January in Waterford Crystal pool. It's a great achievement to both participate and win a medal. We are very proud of you all.