Drumming to their own beat before Easter Break

In early April 2017 David Day, percussionist, returned to our school to conduct his annual percussion workshop.  David Day is the founder of Jabba Jabba Jembe, he has been studying African and World Drumming for over 20 years at home in Ireland and also with Teachers  in Europe the US, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Ghana, […]

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Our Sixth Class Girls Confirmed

On Saturday March 25th, in St. Chóca’s Church, we shared a lovely Confirmation ceremony with the children of St Joseph’s School, here in the parish of Kilcock. Bishop Denis Nulty together with Father John Brickley and Father George Augustine delivered a lovely ceremony, engaging all present with their knowledge and questions about St. Teresa of […]

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Book Cover Design Winners

In March this year many of our children participated in a competition during International Book Week entitled “Design a Book Cover”. There were so many wonderful colourful and detailed entries that the judges found it difficult to pick only one winner in each class. Those parents who give their time so effortlessly to come in and volunteer […]

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Colour Run Event Announced!

The Scoil Choca Parents Association will be running a Colour Run event to help us raise funds for a new pitch and sporting equipment for the school. All are welcome to take part so we hope you will enter and ask your friends and family to enter this special event – sure to be a […]

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World Book Day 2017

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney We had a wonderful week celebrating World Book Day which fell on Thursday March 2nd. All children were given a voucher which entitled them to a free age-appropriate book, available locally in Books & Gifts and other […]

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Ed Sheeran as Gaeilge!

A musical treat for you. Last month we bade farewell to our teaching practice students from Froebel College of Education; Mr Gallagher, Ms Donnellan and Ms Dempsey. They spent the latter half of their time with us in Fifth and Sixth Classes. On their final day together, all three classes sang this song which they […]

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Scoil Chóca Naofa Doing 10 at 10

To celebrate ten years of Operation Transformation, Karl Henry wanted every primary school in Ireland to get moving for 10 minutes of exercise at 10am on the 10th of February. We joined in today in Scoil Choca Naofa  with 10 minutes of non-stop dancing outside in the school yard  – our Sixth Class girls led the […]

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Trip to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

I have been meaning to share some news of trip last month to the BT Young Scientist Competition 2017. We brought the children from third class to sixth class, along with many supervising parents and teachers, along to visit the event. It was a great day! The children engaged in many different types on hands-on […]

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Catholic Schools Week 2017

All our classes celebrated Catholic Schools Week in Scoil Chóca Naofa last week. We were very impressed with the work completed by the children in Ms. Wilson’s and Ms. Heffernan’s Second Classes. They are busy preparing to make their First Holy Communion this year. Last week however, they made wonderful St Brigid’s Crosses and together […]

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