Science Week

We had a fantastic science week with two trips to Carlow IT. We had a brilliant time with an excellent talk on science with fun demonstrations. We also had a chance to put on our white jackets when we were exploring the DNA of a banana with the Cell Explorers. We also visited the Carlow IT amazing sports dept where our reaction speeds and jumping ability were analysed. The children had an absolutely fantastic time. We would especially like to thank all the staff at Carlow IT who were just so wonderful and encouraging with the children. They are  incredible.Just brilliant!!

 

Active School Karate

As part of our Active School Programme, we are always introducing new sports as well as the excellent programmes on swimming, hurling, Gaelic football, soccer etc. that we already run. Our trial run on karate this week was a tremendous success and we look forward to building on same. Well done everyone.

Health School Award.

On Wednesday 25th Oct, Holy Family B.N.S. celebrated receiving the Health Promotion Flag. Senator Jennifer Murnane O Connor, Councillor Fintan Phelan and Fr. Little attended on the day to join in the fun!

Health Promoting Schools is a HSE initiative, a long term program aimed at involving the school community- students, staff and parents- in a whole school approach to promoting the importance of health and well being. Daily meditation, Go Noodle activities, water filters in the classrooms, weekly sport coaches with a particular emphasis on daily physical exercise and many more activities helped us achieve this wonderful flag. Fantastic achievement. Well done everyone.