Tom Crean – The Antarctic Explorer

February 23, 2024 admin 0
Mr. Dwyer’s 5th Class have been learning about Tom Crean, the Antarctic Explorer. They are currently reading Michael Smith’s novel, Tom Crean: Ice Man and […]

Still Life Art

January 17, 2024 admin 0
Mr Dwyer’s 5th Class learned how to sketch a still life fruit bowl. Once pupils were happy with their sketching, they moved onto shading which […]

Christmas Concert 2023

December 28, 2023 admin 0
Capturing the enchanting moments from our annual Scoil Barra Christmas Concert – where melodies and festive joy illuminated the alter.

Exploring Literacy!

November 23, 2023 admin 0
Exploring literacy with a twist! Our 5th Class dove into litriú (spelling) using sensory materials like sand, salt, rice, cubes, shaving foam and the power […]


November 21, 2023 admin 0
Both 5th Classes are feeling fortunate as they embark on their ukulele journey, thanks to the guidance of Ms. Twomey.

Pompeii Art

November 21, 2023 admin 0
Ms. Moriarty’s 5th Class were channeling their inner artists, sculpting clay replicas of shops in Pompeii. They were unearthing history through art.


November 20, 2023 admin 0
Last Friday Mr. Dwyer’s Fifth Class went on a field trip to Ballincollig’s Military Cemetery. A big thank you to Larry Dunne from the Office […]

Storytelling with Maria Gillen

October 23, 2023 admin 0
5th Class went on a field trip to Ballincollig Library. We had a story telling workshop with Maria Gillen. Maria is a Cork lady and […]

Examining Soil Samples

October 23, 2023 admin 0
Mr. Dwyer’s Fifth Class were examining soil samples. The pupils had the opportunity to examine, compare and contrast various soil types. Pupils then explored the […]