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News from our Principal

Thank you for an incredible year!

What a remarkable year we have had in Francis Street! There were many highlights including Franner’s Fittest Family, our Halloween Howl and of course the visit of the President Micheal D. Higgins to officially open our new library. Thank you to all the families for your supportRead more

President Higgins Visits Francis St CBS

Last Friday, the 26th of January, we were visited by President Michael D. Higgins who officially opened our new school library. He was given a grand tour of the library, including his very own library card and book. On the day, after much preparation, the president wasRead more

Welcome Back!

Welcome back everyone! I hope that you all had an amazing summer. We’re looking forward to seeing you again, and welcoming all of our new boys and parents on Thursday 31st of August at 9 a.m. Remember: Bring a copy and pencil or pen for the first day.

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Thank you for an amazing year!

Thank you all – pupils, parents and teachers – for such a great year. A big congratulations goes to our graduates. We wish you all the best for the future! Check out some photos from the ceremony below.       I hope you all have a

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Franner Fun Day!

Franner Fun Day!

Wednesday 21st June. On Wednesday we celebrated our annual Franner Fun Day where the school was converted into a house of fun with games, activities and shows! Firstly we had a reptile zoo visit the school where the boys were able to experience reptiles including a Chilean

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Changemaker Schools – Summer 2017 Newsletter

Earlier this month, Ashoka Ireland published a newsletter featuring news updates from all of the Changemaker Schools (CMS) across Ireland – that means we’re in there too. It’s been a very exciting few months for our school and the rest of the CMS network. We would love

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Minister for Education visits Franner, and is impressed by our skills!

Yesterday March 14th, we welcomed the Minister for Education Richard Bruton into our school with open arms. He is launching a revised education strategy to focus on both enhanced numeracy and digital skills, though we were living proof that we, along with many other primary school children,

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Welcome back to school!

Welcome back to school!

We are back to school on Wednesday 31 st of August at 9 a.m. Welcome back everyone. We are so excited to see you all and welcome our new boys.   Please bring a copy and pencil or pen for the first day We can’t wait to

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Farewell!

It has been an amazing year, hasn’t it? It’s that time again where we all have to say our goodbyes and go on our way for the Summer holidays. Are you doing anything fun?   Thank you so much for an incredible year, and it was so

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Happy Holidays Everyone!

  Our end of year and graduation ceremony was held in St. Catherine’s on Wednesday. We had amazing performances from our school choir, our band ‘The Franners’, and from 4th class, marking the end of a fantastic school year and to say goodbye to our class of

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Our Feature in the Sunday Times!

The Sunday Times has featured our school in their article! Check it out below and share!   You can download the article here too, if you wish: ‘Teaching with empathy is a breath of fresh air’ Article

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Thank you to all the staff!

Thank you to all the staff!

A huge thank you A huge thank you to the staff of our school for all they do for all of our boys and families.     Celebrating 200 years in 2018 Our school will be 200 years old in 2018. We are already thinking about how

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Changemaker School

Changemaker School

Our whole school community is delighted and proud that Francis St. C.B.S. has become one of only 5 schools in Ireland to receive a Changemaker Award from Ashoka Ireland. Changemaker Schools aspire to create a world where children become empathetic leaders capable of working creatively to solve

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Check out our yogis!

Check out our yogis!

Yoga is great for the mind and body. Yoga helps us connect with our breath and increases our happiness and is great exercise. It helps us to have green, happy and helpful thoughts and sets us up for great learning and a great day in school.

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Welcome Back

Welcome back to school everyone. Things have gotten off to a flying start. We have lots of new boys and we are all settling in great. This year promises to be a really exciting year for everyone. The boys in 5th have started fencing, 4th class are

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School will re open August 28th

School will re open August 28th

Thank you so much everyone one for a fantastic year. The boys have worked really hard and all our parents have been unbelievable. Enjoy the Summer and I look forward to seeing you all soon!

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Open Day Success

Open Day Success

The Open Day was such a wonderful success. We got amazing feedback and were so proud of our school. Thank you to everyone that came and joined us on our special day. Hope to see you all soon for the End of Year Ceremony and of course

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Open Day

Open Day

Our wonderful school will be having its Open Day this Friday at 12.30 p.m. Please come and see all the wonderful work that goes on and have a cup of tea and a chat. The boys are finished at 12 noon so they can come in with

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Have you seen the front of our school lately!!!!!

Have you seen the front of our school lately!!!!!

We have had a makeover!!! Please have a look at the front of the school. We have taken down the bars and the front has gotten a new lick of paint. This can all be attributed to Paul Mc Manus or ‘Macker’ who helped us take the

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New Projectors!!!

New Projectors!!!

We have been really lucky this year. A generous past pupil has funded the replacement of the projectors in our classrooms. We needed 8 projectors for our whiteboards. This cost a significant amount of money but has made a huge difference to life in the classroom. Our

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