Olympic Handball Finals

Well done to the girls and boys u11 and u13 teams who participated in the regional finals in Castletown playing against teams from Wicklow and Carlow. All our four teams have now qualified for the Leinster Finals to be held in March in Gormanstown in Co.Meath, where, they will play against other county representatives from across Leinster. They were presented with their medals at school assembly. Well done and best of luck in the Leinster Finals.

Primary School Athletics

What a fantastic day we had in Enniscorthy on Wednesday 17th May at the Primary School’s Athletics competition.

We had 34 athletes taking part and they all ran superbly. We had 16 semi-finalists and 7 finalists.
Annabelle Coade won gold in the U9 80m race.
Brooklyn Fleming won silver in the U14 100m race.
Chloe Amelia, Robyn O’Toole, Jessica O’Brien and Ruby Kennedy won silver in the girls U12 relay.
We are very proud of all our athletes who took part and it was a thoroughly enjoyable day.

World Book Day Celebrations 2023

World Book Day was a huge success here in St.Joseph’s Primary School. To celebrate World Book Day each child was given a World Book Day token to encourage reading . Every child could dress up as a favourite character from their favourite book and there was some fantastic costumes parading the school for the day . As a whole school we celebrated this day through a special announcement of DEAR time over the intercom . Classes were busy designing their own book covers as well as drawing their favourite characters . It was a positive experience for all and great effort was invested by parents, teachers and students . We all thoroughly enjoyed the day . Happy Reading !

Féile Fichille Chess Tournament in Wicklow

Three strong teams of chess players represented the school last week at the Féile Fichille Chess Tournament in Wicklow Educate Together NS. The 24 pupils who attended each played 6 games throughout the course of the day against opponents from other schools. Plenty of tactical skills were on display, as well as great respect shown at the beginning and end of each game, regardless of a win or a loss. We were absolutely delighted that our junior 3rd & 4th class team came in 1st place overall, an incredible achievement for these young players at their first ever chess tournament. Our two senior teams of 5th & 6th class pupils also performed fantastically, coming in 2nd and 6th place overall in their Masters category. We look forward to more exciting tournaments during the school year!