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11 July 2010

Farran School Bulletin No. 3 (2009 – 2010)

This year’s Speech & Drama classes ended on a high note. The teacher Ms. Whelton brought with her bags of clothes and the children had great fun “dressing up” and becoming many different characters. Some of the pupils in 5th & 6th class together with Ms. Dunlea and Ms. Kelleher attended the presentation of prizes […]

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11 July 2010

Farran School Bulletin No. 2 (2009 – 2010)

  We began our new term later than usual this year due to the ice and snow. However all returned safely on the 13th of Jan. with some full of excitement having experienced their first white Christmas. Well done to the two teams who took part in the Ballincollig Credit Union Quiz. A representative from […]

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22 June 2010

Sports Day June 2010

This year the “Sports for All” day, which is organised by the Parents Association each year,  was held in the field adjoining the school on Friday June 18.                      

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19 June 2010

Discover Primary Science 2009/2010

We received our fourth Discover Primary Science award this year. This is a great achievement as there are several elements to complete to be considered for this award. Ms. Dunlea, together with her 5th and 6th class pupils took on these elements  with enthusiasm. Earlier in the year, past pupil Karen Twomey, who now works […]

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17 June 2010

M. S. Readathon 2010

The school was delighted to be presented with a special plaque from the Multiple Sclerosis Society during the year. This plaque is presented to schools who take part in the M.S. Readathon for ten consequetive years. It takes a lot of organisation and dedication to take on this event. During those ten years this school has […]

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17 June 2010

Golf Classic 2009/2010

The Parents Association organised another very successful golf classic in the Lee Valley Golf and Country Club this year. This was a major fund raising event for the school, with money raised going towards interactive whiteboards for each of the classrooms, which will be of great benefit to the teachers and pupils. There was a […]

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12 June 2010

Discover Cork – Schools Heritage Project

“Discover Cork – Schools Heritage Project” 2009/2010 The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Farran is currently celebrating its 150th birthday. A year of events to mark this important anniversary was inaugurated with the planting of a yew tree in the grounds of the church on New Year’s Day. Co-incidentally, the children in 5th and […]

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10 June 2010

School Tours 2009/2010

  Oysterhaven. On Tuesday the 1st of June, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th headed off to Oysterhaven. It was a lovely sunny day and we were hoping it would stay that way. We arrived at Oysterhaven at 10.00 o’clock. There we met our instructors for the day. Next we were split into two groups and […]

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10 June 2010

Sciath na Scol

Sciath na Scol  June 2010 This year we got to the Sciath na Scol final. We played eight teams in the tournament. We played Aghabullogue in our opening match in Coachford. We had a good lead and won 4-4 to 1-3 in our favour. On our way the victories were building up against teams from […]

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08 June 2010

Update on School Garden

  This year (2009/2010) in our school garden, as well as our permanent plantings of fruit bushes, strawberries, rhubarb, flowers and herbs, we’ve planted cabbage, peas, onions, cauliflower, spinach, white turnips and brussels sprouts.         WE’Ve also replaced our bench in the seating area.  The 5th and 6th class children set up a […]

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