School tours 2023

Ms Hogan’s class and Mrs Duggan’s class visited Copper Coast Mini Farm on 15th May. Highlights included bottle-feeding lambs, hand-feeding donkeys and goats and llamas and sheep, petting rabbits and ponies – and just playing together in the fresh air and sunshine! Click on the video below to see some of the fun.

Library Trip – April 2023

Ms Walsh’s 2nd and 3rd class had a great trip to Ardkeen Library. The library staff were great and explained how to find particular books, Borrowbox for audio books and what other services are available in the library, like the Summer Stars reading initiative. Everyone was able to find a comfortable place to settle down […]

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 […]

Dare to Believe – Phil Healy visit

We were very excited that our school was chosen for a Team Ireland Olympic Ambassador workshop. On 30th May we welcomed Phil Healy, Ireland’s Olympic 400m Sprinter, to our school. This visit was sponsored by permanent TSB, who donated new sports equipment to our school. All children from 3rd class up met Phil and listened […]

6th class trip 2022

It has become tradition for 6th class to have a special trip at the end of their time in Christ Church NS. Once again, this year, this trip was to Dunmore East Adventure Centre. It is a chance to celebrate all their achievements in primary school, to build resilience by facing and overcoming challenges before […]

Fancy Dress Sponsored Walk 2022

We held a sponsored walk around the People’s Park on Tuesday 14th June. Fancy dress was optional – some came dressed in costume, some in their pyjamas, and some preferred to dress as themselves – but all were welcome. The sun shone and we got lots of smiles from people in the park. This was […]