News from the classrooms – 2023/24

September Mrs Duggan’s 1st class went on an autumn walk in the grounds of Newtown School. The plan was to gather leaves to use in an art class later, but pockets were filled with conkers instead! Highlights included finding caterpillar eggs on a leaf, seeing acorns and oak apples growing, picking blackberries and opening spiky […]

Summer Talent Show 2023

We held our summer talent show on 21st June in the hall. The talent on display was breath-taking, and we could not be prouder of the children. It takes courage to stand up in front of a crowd of your peers and perform live. The videos below give you a little flavour of the amazing […]

Sports for All Day 2023

Sports for All Day took place on Monday 19th June in the grounds of Newtown School. This is not a competitive sports day – but rather one which introduces children to a range of sports and activities, with an emphasis on participation and enjoyment. We are indebted to Newtown for the use of their grounds. […]

Cruinniú na nÓg 2023

Christ Church NS were one of three schools to take part in the People’s Parade for Cruinniú na nÓg on Saturday 10th June. 4th and 5th class had spent weeks creating costumes and floats from single-use plastic items and recyclable materials, and also creating songs on the theme of protecting the earth and preventing pollution […]

Hero Day 2023

On 25th May, the children were invited to dress up as their favourite hero in aid of LauraLynn, the children’s hospice. All sorts of superheroes arrived in school that day – click on the video to get a flavour of the fun! So far we have raised over €250 for this worthy cause.

School tours 2023

The last school tour for this year was also the last tour for our 6th class as primary school pupils. They went to Dunmore East Adventure Centre and had a wonderful time – apart from when a cheeky seagull stole a sandwich right off the lunch table! However neither the thieving bird nor the drizzly […]

School news – 2022-23

Ms Hogan’s class 28th June 2023: Warm smiles and cool ice pops all round at the end of the year, as the Junior and Senior Infants celebrated their achievements in Room 1. 15th June 2023: What better way to learn about capacity than outside in the sunshine where splashes and spills don’t matter?! Ms Walsh’s […]

PicLingo Competition winner

Pictured is the Christ Church NS winner of the SETU (Waterford) PicLingo Foreign Language Art Competition along with Dr Chris Mulhall (Language Lecturer SETU (Waterford) and Competition Creator). Winners received a book voucher as a prize in a Foreign Language Learning Promotional Initiative supported by Languages Connect. This winning picture illustrates the French word “la […]

Hallowe’en 2022

School was in festive mode in the days leading up to Hallowe’en. Take a look at our amazing decorated pumpkins. Our sincere thanks to Nore Valley Park for donating the pumpkins – the younger classes decorated them with help from the older classes, and they brightened up the school entrance with their spooky and funny […]

Mayor’s Visit – October 2022

We were delighted to welcome the metropolitan Mayor of Waterford, Jason Murphy, to school on Tuesday 25th October. The Mayor spoke to the children, and presented the staff with a certificate to mark the hard work carried out by the school during Covid-19. This was accepted on behalf of the staff by Mrs Hemmingway. As […]