CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION The Health Services Executive and Health Protection Services Centre have prepared guidance for schools and for parents of children in relation to the Coronavirus COVID-19. The advice outlines the symptoms of the virus, how to protect yourself and your children from the virus, what to do if you come into contact with an…

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Confirmation 2020

Congratulations to all the girls who celebrated their Confirmation at the church of Our Lady and St David today, Friday the 28th of February. Bishop Denis Nulty celebrated the ceremony accompanied by the beautiful singing from the Fourth and Fifth classes. Thank you to Ms Jacob and Ms Donnan who put in a huge amount…

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Basketball Blitz

Our team travelled to Kilcullen today to play in the Cumann na mBunscol Large Schools Blitz . There were seven teams competing. It was a highly competitive and all the teams were playing at a high standard. Having come second in our Pool, we played fellow Naas team, Scoil Bhride. Having lost against them in…

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Credit Union Quiz

Very well done to our two Quiz teams who really enjoyed the experience of competing in the Credit Union Quiz 2020. Two teams  represented our school , one form Fourth class (Sinéad, Emmie, Holly and Clodagh), and one made up of pupils from Sixth class (Isobel, Laura, Anna and Neasa) It took place in Toughers…

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Basketball Update

We were on the road again, this time for a play off against Monasterevin to see who would get in to the League semi final. The team played a stormer, winning impressively 28 – 14. Next up was a home and away semi final against local rivals, Scoil Bhride. A little on the nervous side…

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Carol Service

On Friday the Fifth Classes went carol singing with their teachers at the AIB bank. Despite the cold, they sang their hearts out and they received great admiration from the passing shoppers. They also raised an amazing 400 euro for our new school fund. Well done to all and to their teachers, Ms Jacob ,…

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Debate Success

Congratulations to our debating team on a great win in the Debating competition today. It was a very interesting motion “Primary School pupils should be banned from using mobile phones” . Our team had to oppose the motion. A tough task but they rose to the challenge! Many thanks to the teachers Ms Loughnane and…

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Basketball Team -three in row!

Well done to the school basketball team on their recent run of matches. In spite of not having a proper court, this brave team have scored three wins in a row. First up was a close encounter with the well organised and competitive Maynooth girls’ team. A very narrow win 8-6; the last basket by…

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Active Week!!

The sun is shining and all of our students are having a fantastic time during Active Week!! The Sixth classes had a very exciting basketball Blitz with a great final between the Black and Blue team. It took extra time to find a winner and the Black Team came out on top! On the back…

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The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile On Thursday June 13th 2019, Kildare Sports Partnership hosted a ceremony in the County Council Chamber at Kildare County Council for schools participating in The Daily Mile Kildare programme. Kildare Sports Partnership Chairperson Ray D’Arcy presented certificates to students from each school taking part, including our school. The Daily Mile Ireland is a primary schools initiative…

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Brilliant Bake Sale!

A huge well done to all the students in Ms Sheehan’s Sixth class! The girls produced some delicious baked goods which they presented with a summer theme. The pupils from the other classes snapped them up and they raised an impressive one thousand euro, which is to be donated to McAauley Place. The girls really…

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Our Choir hits the High Note!

Our School Choir went to the Navan Choral and International Festival to compete in its Primary School and Youth Choir Competition. There were twelve choirs in all and the standard was extremely high. Our girls had been practising extremely hard -even giving up some lunchtimes to squeeze in some extra time! They sang two beautiful…

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Ms Jacob

Cross Country Champions!

A huge congratulations to Ms Jacob and her 16 strong squad who competed in the Cuman na mBunscol Large Schools Cross country championship in Hawkfield. They ran a brilliant race with Emily Kearns getting a well deserved silver. The team placed first overall and were thrilled with their efforts.

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Fantastic Football

Mini Sevens Ladies Football   Well done to the girls who acquitted themselves very well in the I.N.T.O. Cumann na mBunscoil Mini Sevens on 21st March 2019.   Mr. B. Corkery Cumann na mBunscoil Ladies Football   Our senior ladies football team have recently began training for the Cumann na mBunscol league. They showed great determination…

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Confirmations

Congratulations to all the pupils in the four Sixth classes who made their Confirmation on the 1st and 8th of March. Accompanied by the beautiful singing from Fourth class, the ceremony celebrated by Fr. Liam was memorable and meaningful for the girls and their families.

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Peace Proms

Recently, the school choir participated in Peace Proms 2019 which was a wonderful experience and a night never to be forgotten. The school choir started rehearsing for Peace Proms in October spending hours inside and outside school learning medleys and songs.  The first trip was to Blanchardstown in January, for a rehearsal with the conductor…

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The Daily Mile Initiative

We intend to introduce  ‘The Daily Mile’ initiative for all the children in our school! This initiative is supported by Sport Ireland and Athletics Ireland and it has been adopted by over a 1000 schools in the UK and Ireland. The ‘Daily Mile’ is a physical activity aimed at improving the children’s physical, social, emotional…

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Ceremony of Light

The Ceremony of Light is a pre-Confirmation ceremony and is an important event in preparing the children for Confirmation. A key part of the service is when parents hand the lighted Baptismal candle to their child, acknowledging that their child is now ready to become a responsible Christian. Fr. Liam led the Ceremony on Tuesday the 5th February and…

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Launch of New Website

  Mercy Convent Primary School Naas are happy to announce the launch of our new website. Phase one of our website has calendars, booklists and general information for parents. We hope that you will find our website useful. If we can be of assistance in any way, please contact us. More information will become available as…

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