Monthly Archives: April 2016

Autism Awareness Day

Friday 29th April was Autism Awareness Day in St.Pats. Boys wore blue to school to show support for students with autism and to raise awareness. The blue looked great and here is a photo of the day.

All Ireland Scratch Finals 2016

Congratulations to Conor Gibbons, 4th Class, who recently represented the school in the All Ireland Scratch Finals in the RDS in Dublin. Scratch is a programming language, specially designed in MIT, to help teach computer programming to children. Conor created a game called “Maze Game”. Click on the green flag to play. Use the direction…

Debate Team wins again

The St.Pats debate team have continued with their winning ways with a great win over a strong Castlehackett team. The team of Aaron Gillard, David Caulfield and Ciaran Noone and under the guidance of Mr.Burke and Mr.Crowe are now through to the semi-finals.St.Pats have been very strong in this competition since it started and it…

Community Games

Well done to Jack Hession in 5th class who won the Tuam district u12 community games art competition. Jack now goes on to the county finals. Registration for Tuam community games athletics will take place in SVP house Dublin road on 27,28,29 April 7-9 each evening. The competition will be held on Monday 2nd May.

Confirmation and Communion

Best of luck to all of our students who are receiving the sacraments of Confirmation and Communion in the next few weeks. Confirmation: Sunday 17th April at 2 p.m. Communion: Sunday 24th April at 12.30 p.m.

Our New Proclamation – Ireland 2016

The hopes for Ireland in 2016 are that there will be equality among all people living on the island. All religions in the country will be respected; all citizens will have equal opportunities. Ireland will be welcoming to new citizens. Every student will benefit from an excellent educational system that allows each child to reach…

Flag Raising

On Tuesday 15th March St.Patrick’s joined with schools all over Ireland in raising the Irish Flag to remember the events of 1916. Sections of the proclamation were read out as was the new proclamation created by the students of St.Patrick’s.