Chess Team 2018

An eight strong chess team took on St Canice’s, St Catherine’s and St Clonleth’s in a three round chess blitz today. The boys won two of the three rounds finishing second in the group. Well done to the boys who represented the school with great skill pride.

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5th & 6th class – SOLAS Tag Rugby

5th & 6th class – SOLAS Tag Rugby
5th and 6th class took part in a SOLAS organised Tag Rubgy blitz after 6 weeks of training with Stephen and all of the fantastic volunteers from SOLAS. The boys showed off their fantastic skills and hard work in Catherine's Hall during a community game with ourRead more

National Fitness Week – Franner take on the teacher

National Fitness Week – Franner take on the teacher
For National Fitness Week we hosted our very own Take on the Teacher challenge! Every class from 2nd to 6th competed against their teacher to see who was the fittest. Some nail biting finishes and very close scores it was a very fun and active day. ThanksRead more

3rd class visit to the opening of Kevin’s Street Dublin Library

3rd class visit to the opening of Kevin’s Street Dublin Library
Our boys in 3rd class were some of the lucky boys who were invited to the opening of our new local library on Kevin's Street in Dublin's City Centre! The boys even featured on RTÉ News2Day and represented our school excellently.Read more

Fit Squad for 2018/2019

Fit Squad for 2018/2019
Congratulations to all the boys selected on this years fit squad for the school year 2018/19. The fit squad is an important part of our school organising blitzes, matches, active week, Franners Fittest Family and helping encourage our boys to stay fit and active. Well Done boysRead more

3rd and 4th class blitz!

3rd and 4th class blitz!
Our boys from 3rd and 4th class took part in a football blitz in Irishtown, Ringsend competing against other schools from the area and Dublin. Some fantastic games of football as the boys represented their school with pride and played fairly with a great attitude and respect.Read more

5th Class and 3rd Class collaboration! Oral Language

5th Class and 3rd Class collaboration! Oral Language
5th Class have begun lending an ear and advice to 3rd class recently as they take part in some collaborative learning. The 5th class boys have paired up with one boy from 3rd where they spend one class a week practicing oral language skills and reporting backRead more

Maths week in 4th class

Maths week in 4th class

Maths week was a huge success with plenty games and fun! Here are some of the fun things that happened! Maths Trails Here are 4th class tallying up the colours of cars that pass by to gather the information to make a bar chart. They also looked

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Halloween Break

Dear Parent/Guardian,   We have had a great start to the year here in Francis Street. The boys have participated in National Fitness day, student council elections, maths week and much more.   We are looking forward to welcoming back our principal Fiona Collins on Monday 5thRead more

MathsWeek 2018

MathsWeek 2018

And MathsWeek 2018….that’s a wrap! The screams and cheers from the boys told us all we needed to know about whether MathsWeek had been a success…a unanimous YES! The huge numbers and the help from parents and family members, the enthusiasm of staff and energy of our

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Student Council & Green Team Elections

Huge congratulations to all of the candidates, their election teams, their speech writers, their poster makers and maybe even a spin doctor or two. ELECTION 2018 is complete. The returning officers put on a marvellously profession show on the day and this was noted by one and

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A Great Start

Well done to all the boys on a great start back to school. We have a new school motto "It's cool to be kind!" We are encouraging the boys to show compassion and kindness towards each other. We are looking forward to our Student Council elections onRead more

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

Peace Circles go the Full Turn

Yesterday we said thank and au revoir to the wonderful Lucy who has been visiting 4th class over the past few months, helping us through the Peace Builders/Peace Circles programmes where we learned about life values such as love, honesty, integrity and empathy. We appreciate Lucy for

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3rd class – Engineers Week! Feb 19th-25th

3rd class – Engineers Week! Feb 19th-25th
STEM! Engineering week in Marsh's library where the boys completed 10 different stations challenging their building, problem solving, using forces and team work skills !Read more

Hedgehog visit!

Hedgehog visit!
We welcome visitors of all shapes and sizes here at Franner! Last week we were visited by a new friend, Harry the hedgehog who came from Hedgehog Rescue Dublin! We learned a lot about what hedgehogs eat, where they live and what is hibernation! Thanks to CathyRead 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

News2Day visits our school!

News2Day visits our school!
Following the historic day of opening our new library here at Franner, News2Day came into our school from RTÉ to talk to some of the boys about their experiences so far with our library. 5th class showed the news reporters around our library, looking at the differentRead more

21st February – Chess Club visit Synge Street

21st February – Chess Club visit Synge Street
To finish off another fantastic chess club, the boys took their boards and pieces to our local neighbours at Synge Street CBS for a friendly game of chess to end the term! A fantastic afternoon of fun and sportsmanship, we look forward to welcoming you back!Read more