Archive for November, 2017

‘Be Safe Be Seen’ in 1st Class

We were delighted to be at the Midland 103 Radio broadcast last week. We learned lots about road safety and why it’s so important to wear our hi-vis jackets.

Halloween Fun in 1st Class!

Flower shopping!

Mrs Murray’s class had a very interesting trip up town to go flower shopping!  

Robotics workshop


Science week explodes in 5th and 6th class!

    Our investigation was based on the study of how the ice melting in the North and South Pole.  We found that because the ice in the north pole is in the sea, it will not cause sea levels to rise. However, we saw that the melting land ice in the South Pole will cause sea levels […]

Be Safe Be Seen with Midlands 103

  Midlands 103 visited Mercy Primary on Tuesday 14th November at 8am!!!! Well done to all the girls and staff members  that  were here so early. They chatted to one of our great 6th class girls live on air and gave some prizes to some of the girls displaying their stickers. It’s a very important […]

Birr Credit Union Art Competition Winners 2017

Well done to our 3 girls who won prizes in the Credit Union Art Competition and to all who entered. The standard was very high this year and we are very proud of our girls.         

Mercy P.S. becomes a ‘Wild School’!!!

   ‘Who knew a walk in the park would be so interesting’….these words were spoken by one of our girls last week when we began our ‘Wild Schools’ workshop. Of course it was made all the better by our visiting coordinator Lynn,who was extremely knowledgeable and kept the girls so interested in every topic she […]

Shoe boxes for Team Hope

Ms de Chaumont’s 4th class took part in the Team Hope shoe box appeal this year. They gathered boxes from lots of classes and they will be collected in the next few days.        Well done girls.

Halloween fun in Senior Infants 2017

Senior Infants came to school dressed in a great variety of costumes for Halloween.

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly