Trip to Fota

Grren M were very lucky and got to go to Fota on a trip out last Tuesday. The sun was shining and all the animals were out. We fed the ducks and got chased by some geese! Our favourite was definitely the tropical house with all the reptiles and fish. Check out our photos here.

Port of Cork Project

Purple M and White M joined forces to create a piece of art work to enter the Port of Cork competition. Our art work will be displayed in the Cobh Maritime building, Cobh train station until the end of May. If your in Cobh you might to drop in to see our project. Click here…

Busy Thursdays in YellowM

On Thursday Mornings we are very busy here in the YellowM class, after circle time we go to the canteen for some social skills where we buy our bread and butter and jam, make toast which we love with melting butter and lovely fruity Jam.  We also make a lovely cup of tea, and have…

St. Paul’s Special Olympics Club

As you may remember before Christmas we were one of the chosen charities for the Tesco Blue Token Community Fund in Mahon Point.  We were delighted to find out we got €283.95 from people dropping their tokens into our column.  This morning some of pupils from the WhiteM class went down to Mahon Point to…

Christmas Variety Show 2017

Carolyn O Driscoll (Oliver’s Mother) as Master of Ceremonies opened our very first variety show. She was followed in her task by Karen Hoare ( Ciara’s Mother)  and Eithne Hayes (Tara’s Mother). Kim o Sullivan and her dad, Niall, wrote to Santa earlier this month. They told him all about our show. Santa said yes…

Blue S

The Blue S class have been very busy since coming back to school.  We had trips to Fitzgeralds park, busking in cork city, trip to Scoil Eanna and also of course all the work and fun done in the class room

Check it all out here

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.

More photos here

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…