Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhlaigh

Rushbrooke, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Science Club have a blast!- Our Friday Science club built their own rockets under the guidance of Ruth. They learned about the different materials needed and the Science behind how the rockets work. Last Friday they had the opportunity to launch their rockets out on our school field. This was a wonderful experience for the children, 6th class came out… Continue Reading
  • Engineer’s Week- We had a busy Engineer's Week this year in our school. It commenced with us being awarded 1st place and highly commended in the STEPS Engineering project. A huge well done again to Ms Healy and Ms Kelleher's class. As well as this we had our own school project. Classes were given spaghetti and marshmallows… Continue Reading
  • We found our Blind Spot!- Ms Clifford's class wanted to find out how we can find the blind spot in our eyes so we used the following small diagram: We held the cross and spot diagram at arm's length with the cross on the right. While bringing the page slowly towards our face we could see the spot disappear..  … Continue Reading
  • Spring Nature Walk – Ms. Moylan’s class- We had a lovely time during our nature walk last Friday! We talked about Spring first and we went through the checklist before we left the school. The kids predicted what they may see or not see during our walk. At the end, we used the opportunity to enjoy the local playground and a picnic… Continue Reading
  • Why does jelly set?- Why does jelly set?         Mrs O'Sullivan's class in Coisceim  investigated what is it that makes jelly set. We learned that jelly contains gelatin. The  fibres in the gelatin come apart when the jelly is melted. We watched the jelly from the packet melt as we added the hot water, and talked… Continue Reading
  • We Won! Engineers Ireland National Competition- Well done to Ms Kelleher's and Ms Healy's Rang IV on winning both top prize AND highly commended out of over 250 schools' entries in the engineering competition! Fantastic future engineers in the making! Cobh primary school students awarded top engineering honour 04 March 2019 at 14:27 Fourth class pupils at Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhlaigh (Cobh,… Continue Reading
  • Snow Storm jar experiment in Ms Moylan’s class- We loved our experiment today!!! This is a very safe and fun experiment and all the pupils were able to participate in the mixing of the materials. Questioning: we had a chat before we started about the materials needed. Predicting: we asked them what they think will happen at the end. Observing: we carefully observed… Continue Reading
  • ON Semiconductor donation!- Thanks to a generous donationof €1,000 from ON Semiconductor we have been able to buy 15 snap circuit kits and 5 electromagnet kits for our school. 5th class have been learning about electricity and circuits recently and they have been having great fun making circuits with the new kits. A huge thank you also to… Continue Reading
  • Credit Union Quiz- The Credit Union Quiz took place on Monday 5th February at the Community Centre. We had four great teams from 5th and 6th who did us all proud!!! The younger team came 1st and one of the older teams tied in 2nd place after a nail-biting final round between their team and a team from… Continue Reading
  • Ms Moylan’s class learned about the robin- Continue Reading