Grandparents Day

On Friday February 1st, the staff and pupils welcomed a large number of grandparents to the school to celebrate Grandparents Day.  This is a very special day, part of Catholic School’s Week.  Each class from Junior Infants to Sixth Class performed and provided...
Girls Mini 7s 2018

Girls Mini 7s 2018

Huge congratulations to the to the 5th and 6th class girls who won the INTO Mini 7s football tournament  in Mallow GAA on October 18th 2018. The girls played some excellent open football throughout the competition and were deserving winners in the 22 team competition....
Student Council 2018

Student Council 2018

Why? Scoil Eoin Noafa Ballyclough’s Student Council was set up in 2012 arising from the school’s audit of our Code of Behaviour. Who? It is co-ordinated by Mr O Connor ( Principal). Boys and girls from 5th and 6th class write to the principal outlining why they...
Community support

Community support

  Pupils and parents are great to support local causes. We recently had a no-uniform day for a past pupil who plans to travel to Kolkata with the Hope Foundation. They also enthusiastically supported the Copper chase in aid of the Rickie Healy fund, organised by the...
Book Fair 2017

Book Fair 2017

The school hosted its bi-annual book fair in November. This was very well supported and resulted in a large quantity of books being bought for the classrooms with the profits.
Sports activities

Sports activities

Pupils take part in Sciath Na Scol, hurling and football, orienteering events, Cork City Sports, swimming lessons and gala competition. Irish dancing classes throughout the year. As part of the Green school  “Travel” theme, pupils and staff walk to school...
Local History Speakers

Local History Speakers

In December we welcomed some grandparents who spoke to the children about life long ago, on the farm, in the GAA. They also spoke about hobbies and pastimes and customs long ago. The children learned a lot from them. As part of our  history curriculum, the rich...