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Energy Workshops

Rochestown Educate Together National School was recently awarded our second Green Flag. Our first flag was on the theme of waste and recycling and our second flag was presented as a result of our work on energy and efficiency. As part of our on-going Green School initiative we hosted special Energy workshops for Senior Infants and First Class recently. Our …Continue reading →

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Outside and Wildlife Learning

At Rochestown Educate Together National School we believe in the importance of having a purpose for learning. We think that learning takes place outside as well as inside the classroom. We are delighted to have started a Forest School project with our Third Class as we are situated right next to Oldcourt Forest! The ethos of Forest school is based …Continue reading →

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Lord Mayor’s Visit

Rochestown Educate Together National School was delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, to our school on Monday, 2nd October. The Lord Mayor spoke to our pupils about the importance of being healthy and exercising. Our pupils sang the Lord Mayor some songs as Gaeilge – one of which involved movements, which was very appropriate! Our school would …Continue reading →

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School Reopen Wednesday, 18th October

The Department of Education and Skills has confirmed that schools can reopen tomorrow. I look forward to seeing everyone again in the morning. Please take care when travelling to and from school. Le dea-ghuí, Alan.

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School Closed Tuesday, 17th October

Dear parent/guardian, I hope that everyone is safe after today. The Department of Education and Skills has announced that all schools are to remain closed tomorrow (Tuesday). The following is the announcement from the DES: “Schools to Remain Closed Tomorrow – Tuesday 17 October 2017 Following careful consideration by the National Emergency Coordination Group, the Department of Education and Skills, has decided that …Continue reading →

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School Closed Monday, 16th October

To our school community, Please be aware that our school will be closed on Monday, 16th October in response to the Red Alert weather warning issued by Met Éireann. The Department of Education and Skills has issued the following statement: “In response to the imminent Storm Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills is now publicly informing all schools, colleges …Continue reading →

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Good luck David!

Rochestown Educate Together National School celebrated a Green Day on Friday, 29th September in support of our teacher, David Saunders. David is jetting off to Turkey to represent Ireland in the Amputee Football European Championships. Ireland will face Russia, England and Greece over the coming days. The pupils, staff and families of Rochestown ETNS are all very proud of David’s …Continue reading →

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Skipping Workshop

On Wednesday, 20th September all of our pupils participated in a skipping workshop. We would like to thank our Parents’ Association who provided funding through their participation in the Cork Women’s Mini-Marathon. The children had individual ropes and learned how to count and skip in time. It was very challenging not looking at our feet all of the time! We …Continue reading →

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Red Day

A very warm welcome back to school! We have had an exciting few weeks as we have welcomed all of our new Junior Infants and also a number of children into our other classes. Céad Míle Fáilte romhaibh go léir! We recently celebrated Red Day in support of the Cork Camogie team. We were delighted when they were victorious against …Continue reading →

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Fun Day and Award Ceremony

Everyone at Rochestown Educate Together National School had a fantastic day on Wednesday, 28th June! All of our school gathered for a Fun Day. Events included the bouncing castle, welly toss, Lego race, penalty kicks, parachute, construction, drawing, reading, patterns, design and much more! The day culminated in an Award Ceremony where many of our parents and family members were …Continue reading →

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