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LEAP Showcase takes place at SETU

5th class took part in the ‘Our First Business’ Programme from LEAP (Local Enterprise Achievement Programme) in conjunction with Junior Achievement. 

They were invited to present their business plans to two FROGs (For recognition Of Greatness in students) in SETU.

During the project, local businesses and mentors serve as role models, providing students with valuable insights into self-employment and small business ownership. 

Well done to all, and congratulations to team ‘BBNM’ who won the ‘Best Negotiators’ accolade on the day!

Sports Day June 2024

Sports Day was a great success this year. Park Rangers kindly let us use their facilities for an action packed fun filled day.

The annual rounders match between 6th class and teachers was hotly anticipated adding to the joyful spirit of the day.

‘Teddy Bears’ Picnic

We’ve had so much fun this last week. 6th class accompanied our junior and senior infants on a ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ to Cheekpoint Park. In the afternoon everyone had an ice cream from the ice cream van in school kindly organised by our Parent Association.

Athletics

Faithlegg were well represented at the RSC Primary Schools athletics  on Tuesday 14th of May. The children had a fantastic time and didn’t let the weather interfere with the fun on the day .

48 childrens from 1st to 6th represented the school and we came away with the cup , this was a first for Faithlegg. We were awarded the best small school .A huge well done to all .

First Holy Communion

We are thrilled to share that our Second Class children celebrated their First Holy Communion on May 11th at St. Nicholas Church, Faithlegg. The children looked wonderful, and it was a memorable day for all. Our thanks to the Parents Association for organising the party and to Claire Coleman for the impressive cake. See the photos for a glimpse of the joyous day. 

Golf Classic – Winning Scores & Raffle Winners

On behalf of the Board of Management, and the entire school community, thank you so much to everyone for their kindness and generosity in supporting our Faithlegg NS Golf Classic on Friday 26th April. It is very much appreciated. 
We are very grateful to everyone who sponsored/supported the Golf Classic, to help fund the new Interactive Smartboards purchased for all classrooms in the school. 

These will be of huge benefit to the school and its students for many years to come, helping to cater for the various different learning styles and needs of all pupils.
Thank you also to all those involved in the Golf Classic Committee, who made such an enjoyable day possible through all their work and time over the past number of months. The day itself was a testament to the time and effort put in by you all. 

Míle Buíochas,

Kieran O’Sullivan,

Principal,Faithlegg NS. 

Our 2024 Parade

We celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge in our school this week from 11th-15th of March , culminating in a ‘Lá Glas’ (Green Day) today and a fantastic school parade! 

Lots of Gaeilge was spoken around the school and the pupils enjoyed celebrating the language and celebrating the Irish culture!

Tráth Na Gceist, Phictiúrlann agus grán rósta.

The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and Peace Proms 2024

Over 35,000 primary school children from all over Ireland take part each year and perform with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland.

Our 4th, 5th and 6th classes were delighted to take part Saturday 2ndMarch in the SETU Sports Arena, Waterford. A very enjoyable evening had by all.

Ficheall Chess Tournament 2024

On 31st January 32 students from our 3rd to 6th class travelled to Gaelscoil Philib Barún,Tramore to compete in a Ficheall chess tournament.

Students got the opportunity to play 6 games against students from Newtown, St. Mary’s Ballygunner, Gaelscoil Philip Barùn, Glór na Mara and Holy Cross schools.

It was a very enjoyable day and a special thank you to Gaelscoil Philip Barùn for hosting our tournament.

Thank you to Faithlegg House Hotel for their sponsorship of our new set of school jerseys.

We are very grateful for their support and generosity.

6th class students helped organise these weekly 10 minute outdoor sessions for the whole school.

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