Sports day 2018.

August 3, 2018

Lots of different activities were enjoyed during sports day.  We had various races, running, egg and spoon, crawling, sack, jumping, hopping races etc.

We had a bouncy castle/obstacle course, archery, skipping, relay races , target games and lots more.


Swimming Gala 2018.

August 3, 2018

Twenty pupils from Scoil Ruadháin took part in the swimming gala which was held in the Watershed.  Medal winners were: Eve ( 1st class),  Áine ( 2nd class), Shannon (3rd class) and Anna (5th class).


Junior School Tour 2018.

August 3, 2018

This year we went to Parsons Green in Tipperary for the Junior School Tour on Thursday June 14th, 2018. Junior Infants to Second Class set off on the bus that morning.  They had a great day looking at the various animals, on a boat ride, on a jaunting car and playing in the playground.


Gymnastics.

August 3, 2018

Celina came into school for two days and did some gymnastics with us.


Senior School Tour 2018.

August 3, 2018

On the 7th of June 2018, 3rd 4th 5th and 6th classes went on their Senior School Tour. We visited Croke Park and had a tour of the museum, the stands and the dressing rooms. From there we went to the Curragh Camp and saw the old car that Michael Collins had and lots of old guns and tanks. After that we went for food at Supermacs. We had a great day.


Visit from the dentist 2018.

August 3, 2018

On the 23rd of May 2018, Dr. Cashin and Sinead Quigley came to our school. First they showed us a model of a tooth. Next they showed us how to brush our teeth properly. Then they gave us toothpaste and toothbrushes. Dr. Cashin told us all about the foods that are bad for our teeth. Finally we got to ask lots of questions.


Camogie Final 2018.

August 3, 2018

On the 24th of May 2018, the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class girls of Scoil Ruadháin, took part in the Roinn C Schools’ Camogie Final. Their opponents were a team from Bunscoil  McAuley Rice, Callan. Unfortunately, our team lost but played well. It was great to play in Nowlan Park. The final score was 5-9 to 3-6.


Visit from Donal Hayden.

August 3, 2018

On the 30th of May, Donal Hayden, a University student, came to our school to discuss his B.G B.J project with the pupils of Scoil Ruadháin. The B.G B.J project is a program that helps the families living on the dump in Jakarta, Indonesia. Donal goes out to Indonesia every Summer and helps those unfortunate children. We held a No Uniform Day to raise funds for those children. Donal told us about the geography of that country and he also taught us a little Indonesian:

Apa kabur?  How are you?

Terima Kasih.  Thank you.


Coaching with Pádraig Walsh.

August 3, 2018

At the end of May Pádraig Walsh came into school and coached us in the skills of hurling. We had great fun and played matches with our class.


Crumble Coding.

August 3, 2018

As part of the Small Science group, some of the staff of Scoil Ruadháin were lucky to be involved in a Coding course that was given in the Kilkenny Education over a number of evenings this school year. Using Crumble, a small circuit board that can be programmed using a computer, the staff showed the pupils how to use the programme. Here are videos with the pupils showing what they have achieved so far using the programme.