Junior Infants visit Airfield Farm!

Junior Infants had a super time on their school trip to Airfield Farm last week. They saw sheep, hens, pigs, cows and their resident fostered donkeys, Conal and Carroll! They also saw all the wonderful plants growing in the organic food garden. They have lots of ideas to bring back to our Secret Garden!



Senior Infants visit Dublin Zoo!

Senior Infants went to Dublin Zoo on Monday and they had a fantastic time! They saw giraffes, rhinoceroses, painted dogs, tortoises and many more animals! They received lovely feedback from the zoo who were impressed with their impeccable behaviour and excellent questions! Well done Senior Infants!

Dublin Zoo

#dublinzoo #primaryschool #schooltrip


Rachael Blackmore-Inspiring Ireland, Inspiring Students!

Last week Fifth Class tuned into an Inspiring Ireland, Inspiring Students Zoom interview with jockey Rachael Blackmore, first female winner of the Aintree Grand National. They listened to Rachael’s story, what inspired her, how she handles failure and much more! 

Senior Infants Yellow-WINNERS!

Today Senior Infants Yellow received a certificate to congratulate them on coming 1st in their category for the Dublin Simon Community colouring competition they entered in December! 

The picture was a message of hope for people sleeping rough over Christmas. 

They celebrated today with an ice cream 🙂  Well done Senior Infants Yellow!


Irish and International Young Philosopher Awards-WINNER!!

The Irish Young Philosophers Awards were announced yesterday and…We have a winner!!!!

And a highly commended!!! With 4 of the 12 finalists coming from JSNS! 

Congratulations Savannah Phoenix Munroe on her project ‘Is Race a Social Construct?’ and winning the overall primary category and to Cara Griffin receiving a Highly Commended for her project, ‘Is Going back to normal after lockdown a good thing?’. Congratulations!!!



Irish and International Young Philosopher Awards-JSNS finalists!

Fantastic News!!

In this year’s Irish and International Young Philosopher Awards, 4 of the finalists in the 5th & 6th Class Category are all from John Scottus National School!

The winners will be announced tomorrow at 1.00pm so stay tuned!

Fingers crossed for our philosophical finalists! 

More information can be found here


#philosophy #awards #finalists


JI explore the vet-an tréidlia

Last week Junior Infants had great fun exploring visiting the vet-an tréidlia, in their Aistear curriculum. Aistear is the early childhood curriculum framework for all children from birth to 6 years, using four interconnected themes to describe children’s learning and development: Wellbeing, Identity and Belonging, Communicating, and Exploring and Thinking.

3rd Class Projects!

Third Class Red revised mixed operations with Kahoot last week. They presented fabulous projects and brushed up on their punctuation! Lovely work 3rd Class!

Science in Senior Infants!

This week Senior Infants Yellow conducted a scientific investigation to discover what everyday items float and sink. They investigated tennis balls, money, an apple and even their teacher’s keys! They thoroughly enjoyed predicting and testing their ideas. 


#floating #science #primaryschool 

Planet Earth!

3rd Class have been learning about Earth’s processes this week and to show off how much they learnt in the unit they made their own earth booklet. They collaged the cover with tissue paper and wrote some amazing facts they learnt. Lovely work 3rd Class!