Our students will be learning Irish Sign Language for 6 weeks after the Halloween midterm break as one of the pilot schools in the Primary Language Sampler Module. ISL will be taught by tutor, Claudine, and the programme is facilitated by Languages Connect.
Hurling was a popular choice among the children as a breaktime activity during the months of May and June.
The senior classroom (3rd to 6th) enjoyed a fantastic adventure in Clara Lara Funpark while the junior room (junior infants to 2nd) had a super adventure exploring Greenan Maze.
Our Active School Week was held from the 14th to 18th June 2021. The children enjoyed many varied activities including a hang tough challenge, walk around the Ballycoog village, a mini tag rugby blitz and a hike to the top of Croghan Kinsella (606m). All pupils from Junior Infants to 6th managed to reach the […]
May the 4th be with you! The students thoroughly enjoyed getting into character, dressed up for Star Wars Day, for “May the 4th be with you” festival. Our classrooms and playground were filled with Princess Leias, Luke Skywalkers, Darth Vadars and Stormtroopers today. The benefits of roleplaying should not be under estimated and it forms […]
Tidy Towns School Garden Award 2021 We were delighted to be nominated for and to win a 2021 Tidy Town School Garden Award. Wicklow County Council presented us with a certificate and €400 in prize money which we will invest into our beautiful garden. We are blessed with a stunning natural environment and school grounds […]
Coillte is partnering with Tree Council of Ireland for National Tree Week which runs from 21st to 29th March. Ballycoog National School is delighted to receive a selection of sapling trees from Wicklow County Council to plant in our beautiful school gardens during National Tree Week. We are proud of the rich natural environment and […]
Fáilte ar ais! Welcome back! The children have settled back to school very well. We were delighted to welcome 14 new children and their families to the school this year. Our total enrollment for the 2020/2021 school year is 30 which represents the highest enrollment since 1996. Our students benefit, perhaps this year more than […]
Welcome to Ballycoog National School! We have created a short video (link below) to welcome new students and to provide parents with practical information about school life at Ballycoog NS. We hope you find it helpful. The video outlines details of our school day, uniform, book rental scheme, staff, educational programmes and lots more. It […]