National Maths Week

We had a very busy National Maths Week. Every class from 1st 2st, 2nd, 3rd,4th,5th and 6th took part in an online Halloween Maths Quiz. These are located in the download section in our school blog. It was a wonderful event which the children enjoyed tremendously. Well done everyone!!


Quiz News

Well done to our Senior Quiz team who were just fantastic at the recent Féile An Fhómhair Festival. The boys finished in the top section of the quiz. All the quiz panel are now busy practising for the school quiz panel.


Football Panel

A special thank you to all the boys and trainers who worked so hard for our football panel. They played excellently in all their matches and were a credit to the school and their families. Well done everyone.


Tidy Town Winners

Tidy Town’s competition: Holy Family Boys’ NS are very proud to  receive 2nd Place in the school’s category of the competition. John Boyd presented our very active Green School’s committee with the trophy on Thursday 29th September . We received 2nd place because of the committee’s diligent work throughout the school year. For example; we recycled 90kg of used batteries, we recycled waste paper and made eco paper logs, we kept our school tidy through a Tidy Classroom’s competition and much more. Well done everyone.


County Champion!

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Carlow Primary School’s Cross Country Competition. Close on two hundred children took part in the this very competitive race featuring all the best runners in Carlow. We were delighted to emerge with the fastest runner in all of Carlow. John Phiri, from 5th class, is a remarkable talent and one to definitely watch for the future! A special thank you to all our parents, coaches and especially the children who did our school so proud and ran so well. Just brilliant!

After School Coding.

Mr. Percy is running  after school computer programming classes every Tuesday. The program the children are using is an offline version of Scratch, which is a programming suite for children. This is an excellent initiative from Mr. Percy that is very well supported by the children. All twenty five computers in the school’s computer room are being used!
Later in the year Mr. Percy will  be progressing with the children to program robots using Mindstorm software. Happy coding!

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Teddy Bear’s Picnic: The Home School Community Liasion (HSCL) teacher organised a Teddy Bear’s Picnic with the Junior Infant classes and their parents. The parents were invited into the school on Friday afternoon. All the boys brought in a teddy bear and a blanket to sit on. All the boys, their teddy bears and their parents enjoyed a picnic while reading a Julia Donaldson book. The boys received a present of the book at the end of the picnic. Lots of fun was had.