Author Archives: Eimear O'Donovan

Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne is now on Twitter!

Hi everyone! You can now find updates and reminders by following our brand new Twitter account @ReenascreenaNS. Spread the word!    

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Enrolment Day 7-2-2018

We are really looking forward to meeting the boys and girls who will join us in Junior Infants next September! Our enrolment day will take place from 12.45pm to 2pm on Wednesday February 7th. Please bring your child’s P.P.S. number … Continue reading

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Yoga for everyone

Lorraine Dufficey leads the senior room in a yoga session, spot the teacher!!!

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It is Time to Feed the Birds

As the days grow colder and shorten please remember to feed the birds.

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Second Green Schools Flag

  Mrs Noreen Minihan was the guest of honour to raise our 2nd green schools flag, this one is for energy. This project was organised by Mary Ronan (teacher).          Pupils performed the “Wild West Symphony” which they composed themselves under … Continue reading

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Chicks in School

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Second Greenschools Flag – Energy!!!

  On the 11th of May my friend Brian Ronan and I represented our school with Mary (junior classes teacher) and Claire (SNA) at the Greenschools flag presentation in the Radisson Blue Hotel in Cork with Lisavard NS and Kilcoe … Continue reading

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Science Field Trips with Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones came to Reenascreena School for five days. He showed us all the different types of birds, flowers and trees. First we went walking around the Warren and saw a Minky Whale and a Basking Shark ( they are the … Continue reading

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O’Keeffe’s Fort, Reenascreena.

    O’Keeffe’s Fort was a village behind a strong fence on top of a ditch. It was owned by Celts in 400BC. It might have been invaded by pirates. Now the village is no more than just tree’s and … Continue reading

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The National Sculpture Factory

We went to The National Sculpture Factory on the 16/05/17. It was awesome! When we were there, there was an artist called Alex Pentek he was working on his sculpture of ferns. It was made of stainless steel. There was … Continue reading

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Gas Networks Ireland

Ciarán: On the journey to Cork I saw five rabbits. Jason and I saw a fox. Seán: When we eventually got there, we went through revolving doors. As the sixth class went in they got stuck! Ciarán: First we got … Continue reading

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The Obstacle Course

On Wednesday  the 10th May 2017 my friends and I; Ally, Aobh and Caitlin  made an obstacle course for junior infants , senior infants ,first class and second class . First we told them to go play a different game … Continue reading

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Our Journey Towards Our 2nd Green Flag – Energy.

We organised a Green Day and No Electricity Day – to promote energy saving in our school – on our journey towards our 2nd Green Flag. We really enjoyed the day. It was exciting to see everyone coming in in … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah. Goodbye 2015 – 2016

The circus came to town! We had the privilege of welcoming Silver Lining Productions to our school during the last week of the school year. Students, parents and staff alike were treated to an amazing performance. We were entertained with: … Continue reading

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Bluebell Time!!

On Friday 27th June 2016 we found ourselves in O’Keeffe’s Fort, Gleann A Phíobaire, on route back to school from our weekly swimming lessons in Rosscarbery Leisure Centre. The bluebells were out in force and the fort looked amazing. We did our best … Continue reading

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First Holy Communion

Our special day, Saturday 14th May 2016. St. Peter’s Church, Carrigfadda, Reenascreena.

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Students exhibit their work in WCAC

The whole school took part in a group exhibition held in West Cork Art Centre, Uillinn, Cork. 1916 Centenary Project: 100 years of Art and History Exhibition which opened on Friday 29 April at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre. West Cork Primary … Continue reading

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Sciath na Scól

The senior room took part in Sciath na Scól. Travelling to Bantry where they played five matches in total. An excellent day was had by all.

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A date for your diaries!!

A date for your diaries!! Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne will hold an enrolment day on Tuesday 8th March 2016, from 12.30pm until 2pm. Parents and children are invited to come along and look at the bright cheery classrooms and … Continue reading

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Safety, it is all about safety!

Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne invites people from the community into our school to share their experiences and knowledge with the students. Monday 25th January, John Kearney from the Baltimore RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) and Ann Deasy from Union … Continue reading

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Tionscnamh na Brataí Náisiúnta do Bhunscoileanna 2016

The National Flag for Primary Schools Initiative 2016 Wednesday 18th November 2015 saw our school Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne presented with our National Flag, a memorable event for all involved. Senior Chief Petty Officer Paul Ryan and Petty Officer … Continue reading

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Sports For All.

At Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne, we are aware that not all pupils like the rough and tumble of team games. So for the last five weeks every student at our school took to the golf course!! They were introduced … Continue reading

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Carrigfadda Hill

On the 15th of June 2015 S.N.Rae na Scríne went on a wildlife walk up Carrigfadda Hill. Calvin Jones a pupil’s father came with us, alongside other parents. Calvin taught us about the wildlife and all the different birds that … Continue reading

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We have been awarded our Green School’s Flag!!!

Life is hectic at Scoil Náisúnta Rae na Scríne as the school year draws to a close. Thursday 15th June was Sports Day, all events were planned by the sixth class pupils. A large crowd attended. At 2pm our Green … Continue reading

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Presentation of ‘Our World’ Irish Aid Awards 2014/2015

We were too excited to notice the time passing on the journey up to Cork. It was the 21st of May and the 6th class were going to the Triskel Art Centre in Cork for the Regional final of Our … Continue reading

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Remembering the Lusitania and Julia O’Neill

On May 7th we celebrated the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. We dressed up in costumes from the era, we researched in depth the famous cruise ship. We discovered that a past pupil of Scoil Naisiunta Rae … Continue reading

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Science at the Lifetime Lab

On Friday 17th April pupils from 2nd to 6th class to a trip to the Lifetime Lab in Cork. here they engaged in a 3 hour work-shop exploring electricity. They learned how to make electric circuits and they wired a … Continue reading

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Irish Foreign Aid-Awards

Congratulations to our senior classes who reached the regional finals with their project studying how Irish Foreign Aid monies are spent to help communities in Malawi, Lesotho, Zambia, Tanzania, Vietnam etc. We discovered it helps provide food, shelter and schooling … Continue reading

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Electric Hen

Mooney Goes Wild RTE 1 visited our school on Friday  4th of  April 2014 to report on our Electric Hen Project . We have hatched chicks, in our incubator, for Easter for the last three years .There was great eggcitement … Continue reading

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