Enrolment Policy

Drimnagh Castle Primary   Admission Procedures Drimnagh Castle Primary welcomes all students and aims to provide an integrated and inclusive education. The school is an all boys school from 2nd to 6th and is part of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust. Drimnagh Castle Primary is a Catholic school operating within the Charter.  Refer to www.erstcharter.ie.…

Papier Mâché

Before the Halloween break, Mr. Conaghan told us we were going to make papier mâché masks. He told us that day for homework to bring in newspapers in order to make them. Once everybody brought them in we got a start on them. Mr. Conaghan called four boys out at a time to do their…

Child Protection Policy

Child Protection Policy Last Updated: April 2016   Next Update: June 2017   * To be reviewed annually and signed on page 2 Drimnagh Castle Primary Child Protection Policy Statement:   Schools have an obligation to provide students with the highest possible standard of care in order to promote their well-being and protect them from…

Protractors

For Maths, Room 13 have been learning how to use a protractor. A protractor is shaped like a semi-circle and is used for measuring angles. Certain angles are used on the right or left hand side. If your angle is on the right hand side, you use your inside scale. If your angle is on…

The Power of Design

This year room 27 got a visit from a person who works as a designer for TV3 as part of our junior achievement programme. The junior achievement programme helps to learn skills that you could use in the world. Sinead came in and was talking about shapes and designs in a lesson called the power…

Science Trip

Some boys from Drimnagh Castle went on a science trip on Tuesday the 4th of November. This trip was organised by the Trinity Access Programme (TAP). 6 boys from 6th class were picked to go – Rafael, TJ, Rhys, Ross, Cillian and I. We were brought by bus to the Teagasc campus in Co. Meath.…

Maths Week Drimnagh

Maths Week 2017

In our school, maths is a big subject, so we were so excited to hear that it was maths week. We did all kinds of activities in our classes such as Mangahigh. This is a website where you can play maths games online to improve your maths skills. Children from other schools in Ireland and…

drimnagh castle football

Gaelic Season in full swing

This year the senior gaelic footballers are off to a flying start with two wins out of three. This amazing team is made up of 5th and 6th class who are very talented in this particular field. Mr. Toher  (the gaelic senior football team coach) says that it is going to be very hard but…

Genius Hour

Genius hour started in Google when they gave their employees 20% of their time to work on their own idea. This made a big company 3M which you might know from projectors. Our class [Room 5] are doing Genius hour every Friday. Genius hour give us one hour every Friday to do a small project…

Boxing for PE

September is the month of a new school year which means we start a lot of  new things including , our projects, boxing and our tests. Every Friday a boxing coach comes in and does a session with all of the sixth class boys. It starts with a warm up and then we do sparring.…