Category Archives: Science


5th Class take part in a Designer Minds Workshop


On 11th December, Siobhán and Cara from Designer Minds visited our school.  Designer Minds is a club which teaches about Science, Engineering, Technology and lots more.  While you`re learning, you`re also doing fun experiments with your friends and challenging yourself.  In Designer Minds they focus on STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, but there`s [...]

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Intel Regional Final 2018


On Wednesday 5th December, we represented St. Pius X, G.N.S. and competed in the Intel Regional Final 2018 in ITB in Blanchardstown.  Our project was “IS BORAX DANGEROUS IN THE MAKING OF SLIME?”  We were so excited that we left our houses at 7.30am and were one of the first groups to set up!  Our [...]

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Discovery Primary Science & Maths Award of excellence 2018


St. Pius X, G.N.S. has been awarded a Discover Primary Science and Maths plaque of Excellence 2018! Congratulations to all the girls!

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An Engineer’s Visit to 5th Class


5th class girls learn about the work of an engineer and investigate   materials with engineer Shannon Greene!

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Intel Mini Scientist Regional Finals 2017


We are so proud of our group of 5th class girls that made it to the regional finals at Intel.  The girls had a fantastic day competing against other schools from around Dublin.

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Discover Science and Maths Award 2017


Congratulations to St. Pius X GNS on their outstanding achievement in receiving the Plaque of STEM excellence for 2016/2017.

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Engineers Week 2017 in St. Pius X G.N.S.


After weeks of planning, designing and investigating, Engineers Week finally arrived.

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Primary Science Fair RDS


There was a buzz of excitement when we arrived at the RDS on Thursday 12th January.  We set up all the elements of our project  “The planet Mars – an Earth-like World?” at our allotted stand.   Martin, our 3D Martian was placed in a very prominent place to attract the attention of the passersby…. and […]

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Intel Regional Final 2016


Annabel, Megan and Katie represented St. Pius X G.N.S. in the Intel Regional Final in Intel on Friday 9th December 2016 with their project “How do raising agents make food rise?” “We arrived at Intel on the 9th of December 2016 at 8.35am, found the stand with our school and project name on it and […]

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