Spar FAI Primary School 5’s (Girls) 2020

The girls from 5th and 6th classes participated in the SPAR FAI soccer competition on Wednesday 11th March in Knockgriffin. The girls played very well and came in 2nd place. Thank you to Fergal Cunningham and Margaret Daly who have come to the school to teach soccer skills to the children. Huge thanks to parents who brought girls to the soccer and cheered them on. Well done girls!!

Walking Bus

On Thursday the 6th of February, children are invited to walk to school with our ‘Walking Buses’.

WEATHER PERMITTING

There will be three meeting points where the ‘buses’ will leave.

Point 1: (for children living in Pairc na Habhainn estates, Cois na Crainn or Ballinacurra direction)

The Great Wall Restaurant @ 8.40 am

Contact person leading the bus: Maria O’Brien.

Point 2: (for children living in Cloyne Meadows and Churchtown south direction)

Car park by the Round Tower @8.40am

Contact person leading the bus: Catherina Blackmore.

Point 3: (for children living in Traonach or Whitegate direction)

Outside Traonach @8.40 am

Contact person leading the bus: Carol Carroll.

Buses will meet at 8.40 am and set off at 8.45 am to walk to school. Children living closer to the school than the meetup points can join the buses along the way. 

All welcome – remember to wear your Hi-Viz vest! 

Cork Food Policy Council Awards

St. Colman’s National School have been invited to 2019 Cork Food Policy Council Sustainable Food Awards on Tuesday evening February 12th 2019 at St. Peter’s, North Main Street, Cork City.
The CFPC believe there are many people who go that extra mile when it comes to sustainable food practices, who don’t get the recognition they deserve. This awards program is designed to recognise those people, acknowledge their good work and encourage others to follow suit.

Applicants were asked to illustrate their commitment to each of the CFPC’s five core values:

1.  Health and wellbeing for all

2.  A thriving local economy

3.  Resilient, food-friendly communities

4 Lifelong learning & skills

5.  A reduced environmental footprint

The application to this scheme under the “Schools” category was made possible through the hard work by School Garden, Green Schools, Active Flag Committees combined. An introduction on the night will be given by Dr Colin Sage, Chair of the Cork Food Policy Council and the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Flynn will present the 2019 Certificates of Recognition and Excellence.
The pupils who will represent the school at the awards are Ciaran Crowley, Jonathan Clifford, Molly O’Shea, Leona McGrath, Kara Keeler and Lily Kent. Good luck to all!