C.B.S Primary school is a Green school and we currently have 5 flags in the areas of Litter & Waste, Energy, Water and Travel and most recently in the area of Biodiversity. Our Green Schools committee are involved in projects on a regular basis and as a school we strive to protect and care for our environment.
Pieta Amber Flag
We are proud to be an ‘Amber Flag’ school for demonstrating excellence in promoting positive mental health awareness.
Cumann na mBunscol
We are a Cumann na mBunscol school and each year we take part in U11 and U13 Hurling and Gaelic football competitions. Hurling coaching takes place throughout the year both during and after school. All boys are encouraged to get involved.
In June 2019 we were awarded our first ever Active Schools flag for promoting increased physical activity within our school. From the Ten at Ten, Active Breaks, Travel Around Europe and our Active Trail all boys engage in physical activity everyday and we are very proud to be an Active school.
We are a Discover Primary Science and Maths school having achieved our plaque of excellence. We promote STEM activities in our teaching and learning and take part annually in Science week. We are also a ‘Manga High’ school achieving points for solving problems online.
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Ms Glennon’s class This month we started Power Hour with Mrs. Hanley and Anda. We read lots of books each day and also did extra reading at night time. We learned all about the famous painter Vincent Van Gogh. We painted sunflowers and also planted a sunflower seed each. We look forward to taking these […]
Ms Glennon’s class During the month of April, we were very to lucky to have been able to make receive our Sacrament of Reconciliation. Fr.Des and Fr.Michael helped to make it a very special occasion. We also learned about the Water Cycle and the Cycle of the Dandelion in SESE. Some boys got the chance […]
On Jan 11th 2021 we resumed school after an extended Christmas break. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we didn’t return to our school, but instead we began another journey of online learning. For January and February boys engaged with their class teacher using Zoom, Loom videos and Aladdin. Engagement levels were very high right up to […]
Mr Smith’s class This month was very busy for our class. In maths, we have been looking at worded problems and rounding. Ms Hanly has been helping us with this. In PE, we have been hurling away well with Bertie and Conor. In the build up to the holidays, we learned Bualadh Bos(Jingle Bells as […]
We were lucky enough to be selected by Tipperary County Council to take part in their Artist in Primary School scheme this year. Gerardine Wisdon is working with all our classes on an outdoor whole-school mosaic that represents our school. Each boy designed their own mosaic highlighting what the school means to them. Gerardine then […]
At the third time of asking our 3rd class boys finally had the opportunity to make Communion for the first time on December 9th last. We had two beautiful ceremonies in St. Mary’s church and all of the boys were terrific on the day. Well done to all of the boys in receiving this special […]