WINNERS! Cork City Council Annual Science Quiz for Primary Schools

Three sixth-class Scoil Mhuire Ballincollig girls came out on top as overall winners in this year’s Cork City Council Annual Science Quiz for the Primary schools of Cork City & County. The three girls were very deserving winners with a wonderful score of 63 marks  out of 64. It is a wonderful achievement for the [...]

2022-12-02T13:41:30+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts, STEM|Tags: , , |

Vex Robotics 2017/2018

  The preparations for the Vex Robotics competition are well and truly under way in Scoil Mhuire. Students from 5th and 6th class have been working on building our Stretch Robot and programming it for competition. The girls have also been researching the use of technology in the everyday lives of people and just [...]

2017-12-06T19:08:59+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts, Robotics, STEM, Technology|

STEM Fun: Robotics Workshop with 4th class

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics!! Our senior classes in particular have many opportunities to get involved in applying their scientific and mathematical knowledge to technology and engineering - Coder Dojo, Robotics and the science club being options for children in 4th, 5th and 6th classes. This year 4th class had a Robotics workshop that they really [...]

2017-06-29T13:49:00+01:00June 25th, 2017|Categories: STEM|

Science Club

This school year saw Scoil Mhuire introduce an after school science club for the first time. It was offered for a block of 6 weeks, for an hour after school on Wednesdays, to girls in 5th and 6th classes and was entirely optional. The uptake was fantastic as the girls are generally very interested in science [...]

2017-06-09T09:35:22+01:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts, STEM|

Festival of Chemistry

In May 2017,  four very interested scientists in 6th class were selected to make a trip to UCC to represent our school at the Salters' Institute Festival of Chemistry. This Salters' Festival of Chemisty is one of 51 festivals that happened throughout the UK and Ireland in 2017, aiming to promote the appreciation of chemistry and related [...]

2017-05-25T15:50:19+01:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Awards, Latest Posts, STEM|

VEX IQ Robotics Competition 2017

Scoil Mhuire Soar Into The Future Scoil Mhuire have entered in the VEX IQ Robotics Competition for the third year in a row. Over the past five months the pupils of Scoil Mhuire have worked around the clock to design, build, programme and drive their Robot, Rocky.   STEM Project The world needs the [...]

2017-06-07T17:25:42+01:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest Posts, STEM|

Young Scientists Exhibition in the RDS

Scoil Mhuire is an All Girls' Primary School situated in the busy satellite town of Ballincollig Co Cork. Young Scientists Exhibition in the RDS       Scoil Mhuire Primary School in Ballincollig were one of only 40 primary schools who were invited to display their Science Project at the Young Scientists Exhibition in the RDS [...]

2017-05-26T14:26:37+01:00March 12th, 2014|Categories: Archive, STEM, Technology|
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