December 12, 2019

From November 11th to December 6th, every class in JFK took part in the Active Break Challenge. Every class  committed to taking an Active Break every day over the four weeks. The benefits of this are improved concentration in class, improved fitness and improved long...

October 8, 2019

JFK recently celebrated European Day of Sport. On this day schools across Europe aim to promote sport and activity in a fun,inclusive way.

  

June 6, 2019

Last week JFK celebrated Active Week. The rainy weather did not dampen the spirits of our boys. Our week culminated with our annual JFK Fun Run,organised by our wonderful Parents' Association.

May 27, 2019

Congratulations to our U13 hurlers who won the Cumann na mBunscoil B final against Kildimo. JFK boys and parents went to the LIT Gaelic Grounds to watch the boys put on an outstanding performance.  Scoil JFK Abú.

May 16, 2019

We recently applied for our 7th Plague of STEM Excellence from the Science Federation of Ireland which awards schools which excel in Science Technology Engineering and Maths. Enjoy this short video showing highlights of our STEM work for this year. 

May 15, 2019

This week the boys are engaging in a pottery project with the very talented Hannah Arnup from Ballymorris Pottery. A Míle Buíochas to the Parents' Association who are funding this art activity for the boys.

May 15, 2019

We were delighted to welcome Thomas Barr to JFK as part of the Dare to Believe Irish Olympic School programme. Thomas spent the morning with Ms Halpin's and Mr Fahey's class sharing his achievements with the boys and showing the boys how to set and achieve goals. We wi...

April 11, 2019

Boys in 5th and 6th class visited Shannon Aviation Museum this week. Boys were introduced to the basic theories of flight and aerodynamics, Boys put these theories into practice in a simulated flight lesson. Our visit to Shannon Aviation museum had the added bonus of c...

December 15, 2018

Ms Halpin's and Ms Ryan's class engaged in an enterprise workshop on Thursday and Friday. The boys were taught the basics of entrepreneurship, business and finance. In groups, our budding entrepreneurs designed, produced and marketed their business idea. On Friday the...

November 27, 2018

We are delighted to be taking part in Limerick Leaf Prorammme again this year. Ms O Shea's class received a presentation on the importance of our forests and native trees. They planted acorn seeds and we look forward to watching their seeds sprout into little oak trees...

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