Category Archives: Projects


St. Pius X GNS is awarded a plaque of STEM excellence.


We have collated all the evidence of the STEM work completed throughout the school this year and our school has been awarded a plaque of STEM excellence. Congratulations to all the girls and a huge thank you to Ms. Smith for all her hard work organising the activities and compiling the evidence.

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Ms. Buckley’s 3rd Class authors!


Ms. Buckley's 3rd class girls put tremendous thought and effort into their fabulous Christmas story books.  Below are some photos of the class reading their stories to Junior Infants.    

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Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Project


Our Cock-A-Doodle Doo Project is well and truly underway.  Our three new classmates have settled in very well!

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Cock- A -Doodle- Doo Project 4th Class


This year St.Pius X GNS 4th class are taking part in a project called The Cock-a-doodle-doo project. This is a project where you get fertilised eggs delivered to  your school all the way from Kilkenny. They hatch in 2-3 days and you take care of them for 12 days. Today we got them delivered. A [...]

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4th Class Go Back In Time!


4th Class were learning about the Normans and built a Norman castle. We became stonemasons, roughmasons, freemasons and labourers and focused on the construction of different areas. We had to figure out how to pull the portcullis up and down, find a way to lower the drawbridge, and build the wall to make it stay […]

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3rd Class Shoe Box Appeal 2016


Ms O’Reilly and Ms Ward’s third classes decided to work with Team Hope and spread Christmas cheer to those in need. The girls made shoe boxes full of lovely gifts to send to children in Africa and Eastern Europe. They enjoyed doing this and were very generous in doing so- well done girls!

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Engineering Week


The girls in 2nd and 5th classes had a fantastic opportunity over the last few weeks to avail of the expertise of engineer Eamonn McDonagh in preparation for Engineering Week 2016. Eamonn visited the classes a few weeks ago to discuss  engineering with the girls.   He gave a PowerPoint presentation and explained all the different […]

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Me, Mollser


On Thursday 14th January Clara and Evan from the Abbey Theatre came to entertain 5th and 6th classes, showing us a play called Me Mollser. Before the show started Evan came into our classroom and showed us a few pictures, with some of the faces shaded out. We had to guess what the faces looked […]

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Hannah Represents St. Pius X GNS in the Intel Mini Scientist Regional Final 2015


Hannah was the well-deserved winner of the Intel Mini Scientist Competition 2015 in St. Pius X, G.N.S. with her project “What are Holograms?”. She spent the last few weeks further developing her project and did lots of practice presenting her projects to both teachers and students alike. Hannah is very knowledgeable about her topic as [...]

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Intel Mini Scientist Competition 2015


On Thursday 12th November 2015, the Intel Mini Scientist competition took place in St. Pius X G.N.S. The tension was palpable as the girls set up and eagerly awaited the arrival of the judges. Niall, Raja and Claire were the visiting judges. They spent time at each project, questioning the girls on their research, investigations, [...]

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