Rathduff School Links

We were very lucky to welcome Rathduff Primary School to St.Paul’s today. We had a great time playing hockey and doing some cookery with them. We enjoyed singing some Christmas songs that we have being doing in lámh choir for them and of course they were great to join in with us. We are very…

Friday Fit Club

Did you know that every Friday morning all the staff and Pupils do a 10 min get fit session in the hall led by one of our fab SNA’s Lynda and her band of helpers.  We do lots of stretches and dance moves and everyone loves it.  We follow the session with a nice relaxation…

Field of Dreams

White M went over on a trip to visit ‘Field of dreams’ in Curraheen today . It is a Centre which supports adults with Down Syndrome . We had a fantastic morning which began with a treasure hunt around the Centre, we found pumpkins, onions, strawberries, lavender to name just a few . We were…

Special Olympics Cashel

Saturday 11Th of November Today our Motor Activity Athletes and their coaches travelled to Cashel to meet up with our head coach Ger, and our other team mates from across Munster. It was lovely to meet everyone, and we had a very enjoyable day. Now that we have our two events finalised we will be…

Halloween Disco

It was a scary sight in St. Paul’s Today when staff & pupils came dressed for our Halloween Party! Great fun was had by the pupils scaring all the staff around every corner, culminating in a disco in the hall after lunch where everyone bopped til they dropped! It was all for a good cause…

St Paul’s Special Olympics

Dear Parents, We are lucky to be chosen as one of the TESCOS BLUE TOKEN charities, to help with our necessary fundraising for our Special Olympics Club. We are currently working to raise 8000 euro to fund the 13 athletes who qualified for National games. If anyone is shopping in TESCO MAHON POINT. Please pick…

School closure

Update 16/10/17 @ 16.10 – Following further advice from the dept of Education & skill we will remain closed tomorrow Tuesday 17/10/17 On advice from the Dept of Education & skills we will remain closed tomorrow Monday 16th of October due to the severe weather alert. We will reopen as normal on Tuesday 17th! htfor…

Naval Base Fundraiser

St. Paul’s School were delighted to be the beneficiaries of the fantastic efforts of the Bransfield Recruits from Cork Naval Base.  They kindly donated €2000 which will directly benefit the pupils of St. Paul’s.  I would like to thank them sincerely for thinking of us and hope they will come to visit the school to…

Planting fun

The Yellown M and Red M classes have taken a big job on of planting and caring for the planters in the playground for Geography, last week they cleared them out and this week the dug them up and pulled out the large stones and rubbish.  Next week we will be planting so watch this…

Schools Out for Summer

30/06/17   Dear Parents, Guardians & Friends of St. Paul’s On the last day of term I would like to thank each and every one of you for your support of St. Paul’s school community. It is hugely appreciated by pupils and staff alike. As you see from the website, we have had a very…

Brand New Sensory Studio

This year saw the opening of a new sensory studio. The studio will help all our children meet their sensory needs. As they say  photographs  speak a thousand words. Lets go view our children having fun in the studio Our beautiful new studio is the result of many people giving generously of their time and skills.…

My Canine Companions Visit

My canine companions came to visit the gold M and white M classes as part of their junior project , ‘taking care of an animal’. There was great excitement when 2 puppies arrived in a buggy and also a 7 month old dog named Orla . We all took turns giving cuddles and walking them…

Summer Smoothies in YellowM

This morning we were all healthy in YellowM. We went for a nice walk around the grounds for P.e  and then we came back and made lovely summer smoothies from pinapple, pears, nectarines, and some summer mixed berries with lemon and blueberry yoghurt, they were yummy.

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St. Paul’s Circus Day

Our Theme for the Summer term has been The Circus, today the whole school  came together in two sessions to do our very own St. Paul’s Circus.  We had everything from Magic Tricks, to trapeze artists, lovely ribbon display & not forgetting the circus animals.  We also had alot of stations from the sweet &…

Special Olympics Swimming Gala

On Saturday 27th May 4 of our pupils headed off to the UL arena for the Special Olympics Munster Regional Swimming Gala.  They all worked really hard on their training and represented St. Paul’s brilliantly on the day.  Colm Healy brought home Gold in the 10M assisted swim, Destiny Russell brought home Gold in the…

FUNDRAISING

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our school by buying tickets for  the raffle of the Munster jersey. The draw took place on May 13th in the Blackrock inn. and was won by one of their customers, who we hear is a big Munster fan. The Raffle raised 1350 Euro .  Our special thanks…

The Garden of Tranquility

In 2015, some staff members had an idea !! An idea to create a beautiful and peaceful garden in a small overgrown corner of our school. They wanted the garden to be a tranquil place for reflection and relaxation, and with the very generous help of Kenneally Steel Fabrication Ltd., the determination of staff and…

YellowM Class Trip

Today Thursday 18/5/17 we headed off to Go Safari, our original plan for Fota had to be postponed as the forecast wasn’t looking good.  We still managed to have great fun and finished it off with a lovely lunch in the Elm Tree.

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GoldM & WhiteM School integration Trip

Today gold m and white m went to visit the transition year students of colaiste mhuire crosshaven. After travelling down on the bus, we needed to wake ourselves up, and what better opportunity than a game of hockey or soccer. After the very competitive hockey and soccer session, we were treated to a fantastic music…

Class Trip to Leahy’s Farm

Our OrangeM Class along with RedM went to visit Leahy’s Farm on May 4th.  DJ was our guide and he showed us around the farm. We saw lots of animals but Houdini the snake and Humphrey the Camel were our favourite.  We fed milk to the Lambs, some bread to the ducks and some nuts…

Senior Class Trip

15 students from WhiteM and GoldM went to the CSPCA in Mahon as part of their junior cert project , ‘taking care of an animal ‘. We got to see dogs , cats , chickens , birds , turtles , spiders and even 2 snakes . There was one puppy who stole all our hearts…

Rugby Skills

One of our SNA’s Maria Foley entered a rugby development competition with ALDI & to our great surprise we were one of the winners & so today as a result Eugene Mcarthy the Munster Rugby development officer came to the school to do some rugby skills.  The pupils had great fun playing some tag &…

PE integration

Afternoon PE session for YellowS & RedS. They are very lucky to have the help of Stephen who has been training to become a PE teacher in UCC & we are grateful he’s coming to help us out over the next few weeks! Here they are doing some bowling, with Rose leading the way showing…

YellowM at the playground

YellowM decided to take advantage of the sunshine this morning so we lashed on the sun cream & headed off to the Playground in mayfield! We definitely got our daily workout with the walk over but refreshed ourselves by having a snack first before hitting the swings & slides! It was great fun & lovely…

Summer’s Here

  Dear Parents, The Summer Term is here and the sun has finally come out for us.  Over the next two months there will be trips out, trips to the playground and lots of lovely nature walks etc with this in mind it would be great if on sunny days you could put some sun…

Class Trip to Leahy’s Farm

Our OrangeM Class along with RedM went to visit Leahy’s Farm on May 4th.  DJ was our guide and he showed us around the farm. We saw lots of animals but Houdini the snake and Humphrey the Camel were our favourite.  We fed milk to the Lambs, some bread to the ducks and some nuts…

Easter Visit from GSK

Last Wednesday the 5th of April 2017 we were very lucky to have a very special Easter visit from some of the wonderful staff of GSK. We all gathered in the P.E. hall where Vincent and Niamh  got us all in the mood with some great music and an old sing song.. A very special…

Horse –riding in St Paul’s

For more than 20 years the pupils of St Paul’s have been lucky enough to go Horse-riding, free of charge. It is thanks to the generosity of the Dunsfort riding centre in Midleton and the wonderful volunteers, who enable us to access this wonderful resource every week.