June News letter 2017

Convent Of Mercy Primary School

Kanturk, Co. Cork

Phone No : 029 500

Fax No (029) 51401

Email :kanturkgns@gmail.com



              27th June, 2017


               It is the end of the school year and what a busy year it has been.

              The following are some of the events and activities that took place.

·         Sky Dome.

·         Literacy Lift Off.

·         Guided Reading.

·         Reading Stations

·         Aistear

·         Cycling

·         Tag Rugby, Zumba, Yoga, Gymnastics, Camogie, football, swimming ,basketball, badminton.

·         Public Speaking at IRD Duhallow

·         Water Masters.

·         Cork City Sports ,School Tours, Sports Day,

·         Green flag “Water”

·         Grandparents Day

·         Strictly come to Kanturk

·         Credit Union Quiz,

·         Active School Week

·         Friendship Week

The school has been sanctioned an Early Intervention ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder ) Class in September .  This class facilitates pupils aged from  3 – 5 with an A.S.D .diagnosis.  We welcome the opening of this class in September as it is a positive and beneficial development in Education for Kanturk and the surrounding areas .  We welcome your support going forward.

We raised our 3rd Green Flag  (Water) on Friday and members of IRD and  Tidy Towns attended the event.

We wish our 6th class girls who are going to Second Level in September and  the  best of luck  to them in the next chapter of their lives.

All the best to our Senior Infant boys who will be going to the Boys School in September.

A special farewell to Fr. Boyle who has been transferred to Fermoy Parish.

Many thank for all who supported and sponsored our Skipathon. A massive €2,500 was raised and the  money collected is going towards P.E  , science equipment and Books for Book Rental .

                             On behalf of the staff I wish you a safe and happy summer break and we look forward to seeing you on Thursday 31st August.


                             Le gach dea mhéin


                             Derval Vaughan