Open Day

Askea BNS Open Day

As part of the wonderful celebration of Askea Parish’s21st, Holy Family Boys and Girls National Schools will hold an open day on Friday November 25th from 10.30 to1.00pm. There will be many activities in these two excellent Carlow primary schools, including those for pre-schoolers. This is an open invitation for all to come and enjoy. It will also be an fantastic opportunity to view the school’s brand new extension.

Science Week Askea BNS

Holy Family BNS has been awarded three successive “Science and Maths School of Excellence” by the national science body Primary Science.ie As part of the schools work towards a fourth award, the school hosted renowned astronomer Kevin Sweeny, who spoke to the senior classes. Fourth class had a brilliant “Magic Science” talk in Carlow Library. Steve Allman, scientist,  amazed the children with a brilliant talk on the magic of science including beds of nails and making beakers disappear in water. Sixth class travelled to Carlow IT where NASA Astronaut Captain Greg Johnson totally captivated the children with his adventures aboard the space station orbiting planet earth. He also spoke of the honour of being the last pilot of the space shuttle Endeavour. It was just an unforgettable occasion. Holy Family BNS would like to thank Fiona Roberts, Carlow Library and Aisling Fitzgerald Carlow IT for organising these wonderful events. Finally, Holy Family BNS, are honoured to be the only primary school in Carlow to have their science project “No More Paper Money” accepted to be part of the Young Scientist exhibition in the RDS in Dublin on January 24th2012.

About askeabns
All boys national school in Askea, Carlow. We currently have around 350 boys from Junior Infants to Sixth class.

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