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Second class make their own marble run games

As part of engineers’ week, second class were given the challenge to make a marble run game. Using cardboard boxes, toilet roll holders, kitchen roll holders, plastic bottles and sellotap…

Go néirí an tádh libh Rang a Sé!

Good luck to the pupils in Rang a Sé who will all be attending entrance exams for secondary school in the next few weeks. FCJ Bunclody: Saturday 7th March Incorporated Scholarship Exam Kilkenny College: Thursday 12th March Vocational College, Bunclody: Saturday 14th March Do your best guys!  

Gaelic Football coaching

Gaelic Football coaching

Just before Christmas the children from 3rd – 6th classes were invited to take part in coaching sessions for Gaelic Football in the fantastic new indoor facility in Bunclody. The kids have been going down every Friday morning since then. Coaches George, JJ, Seán and Red along with Niall, Cathal, Glenn and Tara four transition […]

Get well soon Mr K

Get well soon Mr K

We all wish Mr. Kavanagh a speedy recovery and look forward to his return soon. Thanks to Miss Forde for stepping into the gap and for looking after 1st, 2nd & 3rd classes so well!  

Ancient Egypt Project

Over the last few weeks in history we have been discovering the fascinating life of Ancient Egypt. The class made pyramids, blocks to build a pyramid, a sarcophagus each and an Egyptian Pharaoh/Egyptian Queen each. We also made action scenes or diorama…

Ovens N.S. helps local charity

Some boys and girls from second class helped out the Penny Dinners Communion Charity by modelling dresses, suits etc… that have been donated for families who find it difficult to afford them. The children were delighted to appear on TV3 Ne…

Health Promoting Schools

With the support of the HSE, our school has made a commitment to working together over the next few years to create, support and strengthen a health promoting school environment.

For further information please click on our ‘Health Promotion …


Our February Assembly was a very busy one with lots of children showing off trophies, medals, certs etc… that they had won recently. We also had children singing, playing music and acting, amongst other activities.  Mr. Hyde presented our winnin…

Robotics Competition

On Friday,  6th February,  a team from Ovens National School competed in the Vex Robotics Competition at CIT. This was an EMC sponsored competition, which challenged students to build, programme and drive a robot. The students were also asked to prep…

Mr Thompson visited today

Mr Thompson visited today

Today we met the new principal of Kilkenny College Mr. Thompson. He came to our school to chat to the children in the senior room about Kilkenny College. It was really interesting and the children were able to ask loads of questions. Mr. Thompson was also pleased to meet two if our sixth class pupils […]

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