Category Archives: Science


RDS Science Blast 2020


5th classes present projects at Science Blast 2020 It was Wednesday 4th March 2020.   After months of preparation, investigation and experimentation, we (the two 5th classes) gathered up the evidence of our scientific work and headed on a bus to present our projects at Science Blast in the RDS.   We wore our neon yellow identification [...]

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Intel Mini Scientist Regional Final 2019


On the 14th of November 2019, we were so excited when we won the Intel Mini Scientist competition in our school.  Our project was ‘What is in onions and how can you prevent it?’  We were invited to participate in a further competition, the Intel Regional Final which was on the 6th December in the [...]

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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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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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