News categorised 'School News'


November's Diary of a First Year


Diary of a First Year Needed!!


Dervla's Vid is Up to Scratch!


Diary of a First Year by Caoimhe


Diary of a First Year by Sam Ryan


Abbie's Final Farewell


Diary of a First Year - May '17


April's Diary of a First Year


Explainer Video Winners Announced


March's Diary of a First Year


Diary of a First Year - Jan '17


November's Diary of a First Year


It’s Official: Reading is Good for You!


October's Diary of a First Year


September's Diary of a First Year


Thank You Primary Planet


This is just a short note to say thank you so much for the trip to the Aviva stadium and the other places that I won with your magazine!

Diary of a First Year (September) By Róisín McNamee


Dear Diary,  After the entrance exam, all the talks, the tours, buying books, labelling and covering books, buying the uniform and buying the tracksuit, I finally reached my first day of secondary school. 

Kilrasser NS National Green Flag Water Winners


Our school love projects and we love the Green Flag programme too! This year we’ve been working on our third flag, the water flag. We put in our application before Christmas and so the long wait began, would we be successful, we wondered???

All Ireland Winners


We’ll Miss You Mrs. James


This year we have to say goodbye to our wonderful teacher/principal who has taught us for the past 4 years. After 30 years of teaching, 25 of which were in our school, Mrs. James has decided to retire.

Scrabbagh Scrubs Up


Wednesday, 22 April, was World Earth Day.  The pupils and teachers of Scrabbagh NS, Kilmore, Co Roscommon took this opportunity to Spring Clean the roads and ditches around our school.

Tag Rugby Fun


On the 29th of April, Blennerville N.S had a very enjoyable but tiring day playing tag rugby at Tralee Rugby Club. We trained for the games for a couple of weeks and had fun training with our coach Ed Barnes.

Our Feathered Friends


As part of achieving our green flag under the theme of biodiversity, our school, Williamstown N.S. installed two nest boxes with cameras in each in April 2013. 

Biathlon Champions


Hi all fellow readers of The Primary Planet, you might remember us from our article in the April 2015 issue of TPP. Back then we were Sligo-Leitrim Champions and now we are the SSE Airtricity / Pentathlon Ireland National Schools Modern Biathlon All-Ireland Champions 2015.

Kenagh NS Win Irish Pride Prize


Friday, Apri 17 was a usual school day

Nurney Pupils Create App


The pupils of Scoil Bhríde in Nurney, Co. Kildare, have been creating an educational app for the last few weeks. As part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme, we have been creating a Maths app to help children learn their tables.

The 5 Star Billis Bug Hotel


For the Biodiversity Green Flag, we, the pupils from 5th and 6th in Billis NS, recently constructed a bug hotel. A bug hotel is a come and go home for insects. It only took us a day to build it because we had lots of materials around our school already.

School Diaries from around the world by Filomena Sardinha, Angola.


Hi, my name is Filomena Sardinha and I am 14 years old. I live in Angola –Luanda, situated in the centre of Africa. We have very high temperatures of 30 to 48 degrees which is very hot at times. The coldest is usually between 15 to 20 degrees.

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