Science Foundation Ireland Award for Curranes N.S.

The Science Foundation Ireland plaque which was presented to Curranes National School on Friday.
Pupils of Curranes National School with Lego WeDo in November 2019. WeDo is an educational resource developed for primary school pupils as an introduction to control technology and programming using robotics.
A Heritage in Schools expert talks to pupils at Curranes National School about the mamals of Ireland in March 2020.

There was cause for celebration at Curranes National School on Friday when the school was presented with a prestigious plaque.

The school was awarded the Discover Primary Science & Maths plaque from Science Foundation Ireland for excellence in the subjects.

On Line Ceremony

The awards ceremony was held on-line due to Covid-19. Pupils and their teachers logged onto the special ceremony, which was broadcast via a Zoom webinar, to receive their well merited award,” said Principal Emer Nelligan.

“The school has engaged in a wide range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities in recent years which resulted in the school meriting the national award.

A Team Effort

“All pupils from junior infants to sixth class engage in age appropriate science and maths activities. The award was the result of a team effort, with all classes in the school playing a role,” said Ms. Nelligan.

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