Tipperary Schools Reminder – Texaco Children’s Art Competition deadline next week

Tipperary teachers in primary and second level schools, whose pupils take part in the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition, are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries this year is Wednesday, 24th March next. Last year over 450 pupils from schools in Co. Tipperary submitted entries to the Competition.   Now in its […]

Tipperary Schools Urged To Get Involved In STEM Challenge

Members of Student Innovation Ireland and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) advocates are encouraging second-level schools in Tipperary to register and take part in the 2020/21 F1 in Schools education programme this autumn.   The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge raises awareness among schoolchildren all across the globe of STEM through Formula 1; it […]

Tipp schools urged to enter climate change essay competition judged by Ryan Tubridy

World Vision Ireland is calling on Tipperary teachers, parents and children to enter their Climate Change Essay Competition, which will be judged by Ryan Tubridy. The winner will get the chance to meet Ryan Tubridy in the RTE studios and will also win a €500 Smyths voucher. World Vision Ireland’s Climate Change essay competition 2020 […]

The Arts Council Invites Schools Across Tipperary to Apply for Creative Schools Initiative

The Arts Council has invited schools across Tipperary to take part in their Creative Schools initiative, opening up the programme to another 150 schools, bringing the total number to 300. Running for a second year, the initiative is an exciting opportunity for schools to understand, develop and celebrate their engagement with the arts, empowering them […]

Tipperary schools urged to sign up to SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme

SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Ambassadors, Republic of Ireland International footballers Jack Byrne and Amber Barrett are urging primary schools in Tipperary to sign up to the fun five-a-side football programme, which is now the largest primary school’s programme of its kind in Ireland. Open to boys and girls from 4th, 5th and 6th class, […]

Lowry Welcomes Funding Announcement for Tipperary Schools from Minister For Education And Skills Joe Mchugh TD Under The Summer Works Scheme

I’m absolutely delighted to welcome the news from the Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. that the following schools in Tipperary will receive funding under the Summer Works Scheme. Below is the list of Tipperary Schools included in the 2020 Summer Works Scheme Ballycahill National School Thurles St Michael’s Girls National School Tipperary […]

Arts Council led ‘Creative Schools’ initiative to reach more schools across Tipperary

From this month, pupils at eight more schools in Tipperary will join existing schools from across the county to begin their ‘Creative Schools’ journey. The additional schools chosen to participate in this initiative, from September 2019, are Christian Brothers Primary School, Christians Brother High School, Monard National School, Scoil Mochaomhog Naofa, St. Kevin’s National School […]

SNA allocations for Tipperary schools are heading in the wrong direction – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said the latest publication by The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) on the number of Special Needs Assistant (SNA) posts for Co. Tipperary are broadly disappointing, even if some schools have received additional minor increases in SNA hours. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the NCSE released the data for […]

Tipperary schools awarded Green Flag for water conservation

Schools honoured for work under the Water theme, sponsored by Irish Water, at the An Taisce Green-School Awards 2019 Tipperary students were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards in Kilkenny this week. The six Tipperary schools were amongst 119 schools nationwide receiving a Green […]

Tipperary Pupils Hear Fitness Message

Four Tipperary schools recently hosted visits from Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton at which some 480 pupils heard the message that physical fitness and healthy eating go hand-in-hand and should begin at an early age. The participating schools were Carrig National School, Ballycommon, St. Mary’s Convent Primary School (both Nenagh); Holy Trinity NS, Fethard and […]

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