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Enrolments are now being accepted for new pupils. Please contact the school office for further details.

Term 2 is well under way. Check back regularly for updates.

Some high-lights of the first term include:

 

Food Collection for Novas (above)

Mary & Joseph at the Parish Pageant (below)

    

Best of luck to the boys playing with the East Limerick Football Team in November.

We have collected 77 gift filled shoeboxes for the Team Hope annual Christmas appeal. Sincere thanks to the children and their families for their generosity to this worthy cause.

Congratulations to the class of 2022 who have graduated from Bilboa NS.

We wish our 6th class all the best for the future & thank them and their families for their dedicated support during their time in the school. Click here for some photos from the graduation ceremony.

 

On Monday 20th June we had our annual sports day. Children took part in several activities including archery, taekwondo, zumba, tug-o-war & the traditional team competitions. They were presented with medals on the day and there was a special surprise visit from the ice-cream van. Sincere thanks to the parents council for their sponsorship of the event. For photos click here!

The 3rd & 4th class 'Rearing Macy for Milford' fundraiser culminated in a trip to O'Donovan's Mart in Tipperary on Friday 27th May. The day was thoroughly enjoyed by all children and was a huge success. Thanks to Hynan's Bus for providing transport, to local cattle haulier Mike Butler & to Supermac's for sponsoring ice-creams. A special mention to the O'Donovan family for their warm welcome & generous contribution of €200 towards the fundraiser along with goodie bags for the children. There was a very well supported school gate collection and bucket collection at the mart. These donations on top of the fantastic selling price of €1710 allowed us to present Milford Hospice with a cheque for €3230.61. I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone involved but in particular the 28 children in 3rd & 4th class for their dedication to the fundraiser. Mr. Ryan.      See some more photos in the gallery. 

  

The school has achieved another plaque of STEM excellence for the 2021/2022 school year. This is an award for outstanding work in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths), from Science Foundation Ireland. Well done to the pupils and staff.

 

Congratulations to the boys on winning the Cumann na mBunscol East Limerick 9-a-side hurling competition on Monday 30th May.

Well done to the boys and girls football teams who took part in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol East Limerick competitions in May. The boys and girls played some very competitive games. The boys qualified for the next round of the compeition. More photos in gallery.

Well done to the girls who played in the Cumann na mBunscol East Limerick 7-a-side camogie competition on June 2nd. They gave an outstanding performance and made it through to the final on the day.



 

Back to school advice for Junior Infants     https://youtu.be/UomH_vakjDI

Back to school advice for senior infants - 2nd class   https://youtu.be/4smnni5jpGI
Back to school advice for 3rd - 6th class    https://youtu.be/8fWeCikohlA
 

 

Defibrillator

 

Congratulations to 4th & 5th class pupils who completed a sponsored marathon earlier this year to raise funds for a defibrillator. Thanks to everyone's generous contributions, the defibrillator is now installed outside the main entrance to the school and is available to the community.

 

In the event of an emergency - DIAL 085 7474998

See the gallery for more pictures!

 

 

Congratulations to the children and staff on our recent award of the Amber Flag for promoting positive mental health in the school and the Active Schools Fag for promoting health and fitness.

 

 

A 'Discover Science & Maths Plaque of STEM' has arrived has been presented to our school by Science Foundation Ireland in recognition of work completed by pupils and staff in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths during the 2019/2020 and the 2017/2018 academic years. Well done everyone!! The staff and children are curently working towards a STEM award for 2021/2022.

Please note:

In the interest of safety, we ask that the area in front of the school gate is kept free of cars at all times.

You are reminded that due to a child with a peanut allergy, the school is a 'Nut Free' zone. Please do not send nut or peanut products to school with your child's lunch. We encourage healthy eating at all times. Treats can be included on a Friday only.

 Parents/guardians are asked to drop off and collect children at school at their designated time. All children must wear full school uniform coming to school, except on PE days, when the school tracksuit is permitted.

 

Check back here for regular updates.

 

 

School Calendar 2022/2023

 

 

School Re-Opens

Mid Term Break

Tuesday 30th August 2022

School Closed Monday 31st October – Friday 4th November

Christmas Fair Sunday November 20th
   
Christmas Concert Friday December 2nd at 7p.m.

Christmas Holidays

School Closes Wednesday 21st December

Return to School

Thursday 5th January

Bank Holiday

Mid Term Break

Monday 6th February

Closed Thursday 16th & Friday 17th February

St. Patrick's Day

Friday 17th March

Easter Holidays

School Closes Friday 31st March

Return to School

Monday 17th April

May Bank Holiday

Monday 1st May

June Bank Holiday

Monday 5th June

Summer Holidays

Thursday 22nd June 2023

Scoil Chríost Rí

Bilboa National School,
Cappamore,
Co. Limerick

V94 KN61

Telephone: 061-381652

info@bilboans.ie