Category Archives: School Trips


Our Trip to Sea Life in Bray


On Monday the 25th of January 2016, Ms Smith`s and Ms Judge`s 5th classes visited Sea life in Bray. We went because in a few weeks time, we will be getting an aquarium with eight to ten sea creatures which we have to look after for a month. We left school at 9.30am and got […]

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5th classes visit St. Patrick`s Cathedral


On the 18th January 2016, the two 5th classes headed off on the 54A bus to visit St. Patrick`s Cathedral for a tour and an art workshop. When we arrived, there were lots of tourists strolling around admiring the stunning building with its amazing stained glass windows, statutes and sculptures! We were welcomed by the […]

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6th Class Visit The Irish Military War Museum


Best Tour Ever On the 22nd of October we ventured across Dublin to Meath to go to the World War 1 and World War 2 museum. We travelled by bus and we had great fun singing songs and playing games. When we arrived we were greeted by two lovely men who brought us to the playground and the lunch [...]

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5th Class Go On A Tree Trail In Bushy Park


On a beautiful, sunny, autumnal day in October 2015, the two 5th classes of St. Pius X G.N.S. headed off on a Tree Trail to Bushy Park. We were so excited! Ms. Smith and Ms. Judge had organised clipboards, maps, paper bags, cameras and A4 sheets of paper for each group. Six captains were chosen [...]

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6th Class Visit Criminal Courts


In June the two 6th classes went on a tour to the Central Criminal Courts. We had to go through a metal detector and lots of security before we got inside. The building was enormous with glass elevators and hundreds of rooms. We participated in a mock trial. Some of us even got to wear [...]

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6th Class Visit Leinster House


On the 6th of May we went on an excursion into town. We followed a history trail and received a tour of Leinster House. We saw St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Christchurch, The Bank of Ireland (which used to be where the parliament sat before the Act of Union), Trinity College and the GPO. Cllr. Ronan Mc [...]

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6th Class Visit Kilmainham Gaol


On Tuesday the 14th of April, we went on a trip to Kilmainham Gaol. We had been studying Irish history and it was great to see it come to life. We got on the double-decker bus at half nine and off we went! On arrival we were met by our guide Ann. She brought us [...]

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Our Trip to Intel


By Grace-Anne, Sinéad, Maria and Daisy. On the 11th of December we visited Intel in Leixlip to present our project 'Test Teasers'. We arrived at 9:00 am and we had one hour to set up our display. During this time we had a chance to look at the other projects. At 10:00 am the judges [...]

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