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Castlehackett NS Bakery Open for Business (for one day only!)

Date: May 5, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Sugar levels hit the roof when we had our bake sale on 11 April 2014. The children brought in a wonderful array of goodies to sell – from chocolate brownies to apple tarts, brown breads to cup cakes; you name it, we had it! The bake sale raised just over €400 and this money will…

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Pumpkins overtaking the Sunflowers

Date: April 6, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

We posted a while back about the progress of our Sunflower seeds , sown on our open day.  Sunflowers initially took the lead but Pumpkin seeds , sown with the assistance of Mary Qualter , are growing stronger and appear to be taking the lead!

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Open Day seeds are progressing nicely – Sunflowers in the lead!

Date: March 21, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Mary Qualter ( Castlehackett Parents Association ) had her hands full on our Open Day – Full with Sunflower , Pumpkin and Pea seeds. Some have done better than others , with Sunflowers taking the lead , followed by Peas and Pumpkins at the rear. We previously posted their progress and will continue to do…

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Castlehackett Website School Bus Decorated for St. Patricks Day!

Date: March 19, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Well done to some of those eagles eyes out there who spotted our Castlehackett “School bus” with St Patrick’s Day decorations! We will leave them up on our Home Page for now! We hope you had a lovely St. Patrick’s Day!

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Open Day Sunflowers, Peas and Pumpkins doing well!

Date: March 10, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

As part of our successful Open day held a few weeks ago at our School, Mary Qualter (Castlehackett School Parent Association ) planted some potted seeds with children and parents. Sunflowers, Peas and Pumpkins were planted and so far the Sunflowers are doing the best! We will post more updates and pictures!

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Castlehackett National School website using WordPress

Date: February 28, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

We have switched our website to WordPress – A Content Management system that will allow us to update easily and more frequently! Please bare with us over the weekend as we iron out any issues!

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Weather for Open Day due a little Drizzly!

Date: February 28, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Weather is due a little drizzly and a little windy for Sunday – But wont stop us having a great Open Day for New Parents ! All Welcome to come along!

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After School Care

Date: February 7, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Our Programme

Junior and senior infants waiting for the school bus at 2:30pm, can avail of our afterschool care at a cost of €3 per day.

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Titanic Came to Visit our School

Date: February 6, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

As we approach the centenary of the ‘Titanic’ and ‘World war 1‘, historian Michael Moylan visited the school to reinact historical events with the children. The children got to dress up as 1st, 2nd and 3rd class passengers of the titanic. They also dressed up as army men and had a mini war. They got…

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School Poster Competition Dec 2013

Date: December 30, 2013 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Two pupils from Castlehackett N.S. were recent winners of the Boston Scientific and Irish Heart Foundation Poster Competition promoting an active lifestyle. They were presented with their awards at a ceremony held in Boston Scientific.  

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