The Choir

Currently there are 33 boys in our choir.  We represent our school when we sing at the First Holy Communion and the Confirmation.  We also lead the singing at the Christmas Carol Service and other events throughout the year.   Any boy in the school can join the choir.  It is great fun to sing and…

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL

An amazing history lesson in Ireland’s biggest and tallest standing church. The 6th class boys from two classes Rm 27 and Rm 26 got to go to St Patricks Cathedral on Thursday, and Rm 14 and Rm 15 on Friday. These classes got a guided tour round the church. The classes loved this they got…

Reading in our School

  In Drimnagh Castle we enjoy reading books in our school. There are plenty of books to read. In 2nd and 6th class they do paired reading when they read a book with their parents at home for homework for 15 minutes. In every classroom there is a small library at the back of the…

BIBLE EXPLORERS

This year Colin Sheldon from the Bible Explorers has returned to teach the 6th class boys about the New Testament. Each week he also brings props etc. to clarify the story his teaching. He comes every Monday & Tuesday and teaches the boys new lessons. Afterwards, he hands out sheets that have to do with…

Happy Birds

In room 3 we are learning about birds. They get really hungry in winter because there is less food. They eat berries, little insects and worms and because the weather is cold it is hard to find them. We made bird feeders to put in our gardens. We reused the bottles that our water came…

Third Class trip to the Museum

We got the bus into town on the 17th of January 2019. Our class were going to the National Museum of Ireland to visit the Ancient Egypt exhibit. When we were waiting for our tour guide our teachers let us eat our lunch for 10 minutes. After a while we went inside and we were…

Book review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a wimpy kid is written by the author Jeff Kinney. It’s about a boy named Greg Heffley. One day he went to school with his friend and they decide to write a comic. They made a catchphrase; it was “Zoo wee mama”. Greg said that it was a bad catchphrase. Greg wanted to…

GOAL Schools Workshop

A volunteer from the G.O.A.L Charity came to Drimnagh School to educate the boys in the school (and possibly the teachers too) about what they do, what they’re doing right now and what’s happening in Ethiopia at the moment. We had a fundraiser earlier in the year to raise money for this wonderful charity. She…