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Our lovely 6th class celebrated graduating from Primary School on the 6th of June. Fr. Byrnes celebrated the mass, followed by the graduation ceremony. We had a fabulous evening even though we will miss them all. Best of Luck Andrew, Cian, Lily, Seán, Aisling, Samuel and Ruaire. You were a wonderful class.

5th and 6th classes began Scratch programming. It is a block-based visual programming language. The children can create online projects using a block-like interface.

On Friday 7th June the Junior Room went to Let’s Go Athlone in AIT for their school tour. The children had a great day playing games, going on bouncing castles, go-karts and zorbing. It was a great day. 

The 6th class had their own special day out to Pure Skills in Galway on the 27th of May. It was a delightful day where the class got to relax, have fun and reflect on their time as a group. Monica and Anne really had a great time chatting with the class and having a […]

3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class hit off to Taughmaconnell to Cuckoo Hill with Ms Ryan and Ms Watson. The children were put through their paces with outdoor activities such as team building, obstacle courses, woodland run and the famous ‘Bog Holes’. We have never laughed so much looking at the children losing shoes, getting […]

Congratulations to Shaunagh, Emma and Patrick, who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday 25th May in Gortanumera church. We are very proud of you.

European Day 2019

The 3rd to 6th class children of Gortanumera NS under the guidance of Ms Ryan, undertook the Blue Star Programme to further their understanding of the EU from its historical, geographical, cultural and its institutional role. They embarked on the project in September and on the 9th of May they showcased their hard work through […]