Junior & Intermediate School Co-Curricular

Junior & Intermediate School Co-Curricular Activities

The aim of the co-curricular programme in the Junior and Intermediate Schools is to give our children the opportunity to participate in sporting, musical, creative, scientific, and alternative learning experiences. We also enjoy excursions and welcome visitors that enhance the children’s engagement with local, National, and International cultures.

Enrichment Programme

Each month the children engage in activities that serve to enrich the curriculum content. These include theatre visits, visits to galleries and museums, science exploration domes. We find opportunities to invite visitors to the school from the local community as well as national and international backgrounds to explore diverse cultures and background that reflect the global diversity of our school.

Enrichment Activities might include:

  • Trips to the National Sports Stadium, Dublin Zoo, Kilmainham Gaol, National Botanical Gardens and more.
  • Theatre visit to the Christmas Pantomime.
  • Visitors from local organisations such as An Garda Síochána, The Dublin Fire Brigade and Dogs Trust.
  • Parent speakers from a variety of International backgrounds.
  • Science Exploration Dome.
  • Local story tellers.
  • Music and dance workshops.
  • And many more.

Junior School Extra-Curricular Programme

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday (2.45pm – 3.45pm) the Junior School classes (Junior Infants- Grade 3) have the option to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities. These take place after school and are run by experienced teachers, tutors, and coaches.

Activities such as Art, Gaelic football, Glee, Lego, soccer, board games and others are available on selected days with a sporting or creative option presented each day. The programme is an opportunity for children to

Intermediate School Clubs Programme

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday (3.05pm – 3.45pm) the Intermediate School classes (Grade 4 – Grade 6) have a ‘Clubs Programme’ integrated into their timetable. The aim of this is to experience sporting and creative activities.

Sports and pursuits such as hockey, basketball, football, tag rugby, volleyball, art, and drama make up the extensive Clubs’ timetable. These are run by specialised teachers, coaches, and tutors.

Other Co-Curricular Opportunities

Music and The Arts

Each year children from every class play a part in a Christmas drama performance, the choir led by the expert music department and musical competitions for both groups and individuals. There are opportunities to avail of individual music lessons in singing and instruments such as guitar, piano, violin, and drums. As well as weekly art lessons the children participate in an annual whole school competition, celebrating excellence in the arts.


The children take part in a whole school sports’ day each year. The Intermediate classes also compete in inter-school competitions in hockey, volleyball, athletics, football, and other sporting endeavours throughout the year.

Academic Endeavours

Our school looks for opportunities to celebrate the academic achievements of our pupils by entering competitions in computer programming, debating, science and also hosting the annual North Dublin Spelling Bee with other local schools as well as our own science exhibition.

Annual events

Other annual events round off the co-curricular programme in the Junior and Intermediate Schools:

  • Class Assemblies
  • School tours
  • Halloween Parade
  • Christmas Concert
  • Global feast (celebrates our multi-nationalism)
  • Arts Festival
  • Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration Ceili
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Spelling Bee
  • Sports Day
  • Inter-School Sports day