3rd Class Visit St. Luke’s School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D-AGsiXIKU Third class visited St. Luke's recently to see their dome. The senior students there made the dome from...

Music Music Music 3rd Class

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP0LzpMRZlY The girls in 3rd class had a busy week last week. They were practising violin and also went with 5th to...

Cork Choral Festival

5th class were delighted to be invited to be part of the audience in City Hall for the Cork Choral Festival. Everyone enjoyed listening to all...

Felt art workshop

5th class had a needle felting workshop with the Mayfield Arts Centre. Working with felt was a new experience for most of the class. As you can see,...

World Book Day

5th class had great fun dressing up as their favourite character from a book for World Book Day and found some unusual cosy spots around our school...

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Welcome to St Patrick’s Girls’ National School, Gardiner’s Hill, Cork City

We are a Girls School, situated in Cork City on Gardiner’s Hill with pedestrian access just off Ballyhooley Road. We are a school with a Christian ethos, under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross. We have classes from First class to Sixth class with pupils between the ages of seven and thirteen.

We strive for excellence in all areas of a child’s development. This involves promoting courtesy and respect and self-discipline, honesty and trustworthiness, tolerance, loyalty and generosity in all the children. Enhancement of self-esteem is fostered through curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Literacy and Numeracy are priority school subjects. Specialist programmes in Visual and Performing Arts, Science and Physical Education provide our students with outstanding opportunities to discover and develop their interests and skills.

What is great about our school?

  • Small Class Sizes
  • Walking distance to Mayfield Library
  • Links with UCC and Professor Fluffy
  • Violin Tuition for all pupils
  • Maths Recovery Programme
  • Gymnastics, Swimming, Football, Camogie
  • Part of the St. Patrick’s Schools Cork Campus
Our school is a happy, active, safe environment where we include, encourage and respect each other. Together we provide an excellent academic education. Our learning makes us ambitious to develop our full potential as balanced and confident citizens.”

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My name is M, I am from Ukraine. I like coming out to group to play games and talk. My favourite game to play is Snap. I like Dobble too. We laugh a lot.

M

2nd Class

St. Patrick’s GNS is a very inclusive school. We get tasty school lunches free of charge. We have a green school committee which concentrates on helping the environment and using Eco friendly products. We also have amazing teachers and we also go on lovely school trips. We also take violin lessons free of charge. In our school, we have a Yellow Flag committee which focuses on inclusivity and accepting everyone, no matter their race.

E. N

6th Class

We like to share. We play together. We include. We love

C

1st Class

We go to yard and play with our friends.

E

1st Class

The teachers are nice. We do lots of crafts. We play cool games. We do fun maths games.

We go on school trips like cinemas or swimming. On Fridays, we get to bring in some toys and play with them. In school, we include. When we go out to yard, we get to play with footballs. St. Patrick’s Girls school 1st Class is the best in the whole world. Come and enjoy, we have lost of room for ye.

K.

1st Class

The teachers are nice. We play with the big girls.

C

1st Class

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