Category Archives: Projects


Erasmus + Mobility Project 2023


This calendar year in St. Pius X GNS the school implemented a mobility project funded by the Erasmus + initiative of the European Commission. Eraspus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. We set out to enhance our mindfulness, ICT and game-based learning approaches in the classroom. During the [...]

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S.F.I. Curious Gold Award for STEM


Congratulations to the girls of St. Pius X for achieving an S.F.I  Curious Minds Gold Award for all of the STEM work carried out throughout the school in 2022/23.

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4th Class display their Sustaina-building-aty!!!


Sustaina-building-aty!!! Ms Kelly’s 4th class have been busy working on a project about sustainability over the midterm break.They had to recreate famous buildings from around the world out of recycled materials. On Friday last, we all presented our projects. Everyone has selected a building of architectural importance.Among the models were Big Ben, The Taj Mahal, [...]

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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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5th Class Recycle Project


Ms. Sheehan and Ms. Smith's classes made gingerbread houses out of recycled milk cartons. We really enjoyed making them. Some of the girls even made a second one at home. Bronagh and Eimear very cleverly made an electrical circuit using copper tape, wire, batteries and bulbs to put a glowing light inside their homemade houses, [...]

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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! https://youtu.be/HR3dQzsooHs

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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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5th classes become Marine Explorers


In conjunction with the Marine Institute and Sealife, the two 5th classes had the fantastic opportunity of taking care of an aquarium with three creatures for five weeks. As preparation for the project the girls visited Sealife in January and learned how to look after an aquarium – cleaning the filter and glass, and how […]

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