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 […]

On Friday 17th May, the boys in 3rd, 4th and 6th class took part in a hurling blitz in Mullagh. They played against Mullagh, Eyrecourt and Ballinakill N.S. They won a game, drew a game and lost a game. Well done to all who took part on the day.

On Sunday 7th April we had our annual 5km Walk/Run. We got a beautiful day and terrific support from the children, their families, locals and friends. We raised €1050.00 and this was put towards our new flooring. Thank You so much.

Spelling Bee Competition 2019

The sixth class children  competed in the school round of Spelling Bee.  They were seated at the top of the room and were asked questions of various difficulty.  They were all excellent as they were asked tricky spellings. Seán Geraghty was the winner and went through to the Galway County Final which was held in […]

Soccer Blitz 2019

The 5th and 6th class went to Shiven Rovers FC for a soccer blitz. Despite the heavy rain and bad playing conditions they did really well. We are very proud of them representing the school.  A huge thank you to Ms Watson for all her training sessions and organising and managing them on the day. 

Scholastic Book Fair 2019

We held our annual Scholastic Book Fair from March 11th – 15th.  Books are supplied with mobile bookcases packed with the best books to help the children develop a life-long love of reading. This is an opportunity for parents and children to browse and purchase books if they wish.