Monday, 16 November 2015

What is it like to go to school in Ireland?

Our twitter friends Class6th completed our questionnaire about going to school in Ireland. Where do you think you would prefer to go to school?

What is the name of your school and class?
Mrs Boyce’s Class in St Colman’s BNS

Where in the world is your school?
Cork, Ireland

How many classes are there in your school?

Do you wear school uniform?  If so, what colour?
Yes. A Grey Pants, Grey Polo Shirt and a Round Necked Wine Jumper.

How many pupils do you have in your school?

How many teachers are there?
6 teachers. 4 Class Teachers, a Learning Support Teacher and a Resource Teacher. Our Principal teaches.

How many children in your class?

What is the name of your Head teacher?  Do you have a Deputy Headteacher?
Mrs Finneagan is our Principal. Mrs Boyce is the Deputy.

How old is your school?
Our school was first built in 1892. It has been renovated twice since then. Last week we received news that we had received Planning Permission for a new Amalgamated School. We hope to have a new school in the next year or so.

Do you have school pets?

What facilities do you have?
Our facilities are poor. We do not have a school hall and our School Yard is small. We get to use the Gym of the local secondary school for PE. Our breaks are staggered to use the yard to its potential. All pupils are never all out in the yard at the same time. We still use the old desks with the inkwells.

How many year groups in your school?
6. We have pupils from 1st Class to 6th Class. ( 7 to 12 year olds.) 

How long is your school day?
9.10am - 2.50pm

How many different nationalities come to your schooll?
Mainly Irish but we do have Polish & Lithuanian as well.

What subjects do you do? What languages do you learn?
English, Irish, Maths, Religion, History, Geography, Science, Music, Art, Drama, SPHE(Social Personal Health Education) & PE.(Physical Education)

Do you have assembly?

Do you have devices such as chromebooks and iPads?
We have 4 Ipads, 1 Chromebook, 1 tablet , 3 laptops and 8 other ancient devices all stored in our room.

We have a class blog if you want to learn more about us.

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