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, […]
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 […]
At the end of last month, a man died who had an impact on tens of thousands of Irish young people. Often, the good people in Irish education go unsung, but notes Seán Creamer summoned will be sung for decades more. In the mid-1980s, Creamer, a music inspector for the Department of Education, had the […]
To thank you for all your kindnesses over the years but especially for the lovely celebration at the end, I’ve received such beautiful pressies and wondered how to return a sign of what you all mean to me. I decided on a tree – watch out for it when you return in September. It’s a […]
Lisa Lynam from Kilcock Credit Union arrived on the day of the holidays to present prizes to winners of their art competition “Super Hero Savers”. The competition was run to encourage children to be aware of the value of saving.
What a week it was – so sad and yet filled with such generosity of spirit. Mass and the celebrations in the school hall afterwards on Friday were a great tribute to all of the Scoil Choca community – staff, parents, parish and of course children. David, Brian and Caroline couldn’t believe the talent and […]
Will have to get an expert to help me with this – not sure how to play it on web! But thanks Kamil for sending it on to me! It really captures the Sports Day atmosphere! This poem was dropped into the office but with no name – even so I think it’s worth publishing. […]
Tolu’s mum visited 4th class during the term and here are some photos she took of the day; also her thoughts on the event: The computer class with Ms Hefernnan’s 4th Class was absolutely amazing. I thoroughly enjoyed the session with the girls and I appreciate the opportunity to share some computer knowledge with them. […]
Three Juniors Infants (almost Senior Infants!!!!) showing off their baking in the office.
Jodie arrived on the second last day of term – always a busy time – but she joined in with the girls in 5th. Welcome to Scoil Choca Jodie!