Robotic engineers: Competition in Cork – 4th class

Robotic engineers: Competition in Cork – 4th class
STEM is a major part of learning in our school and since the start of the year boys in 4th class have been learning about Robotics with Brendan their teacher. Learning about how to make a robot, use coding to programme a robot and actually controlling theRead more

Oral Language – Assembly Debate Showcase: 4th Class

Oral Language – Assembly Debate Showcase: 4th Class
Oral Language is promoted all around our school, especially at assemblies. 4th class treated us to a fantastic debate focused on an important issue for our children, social media. The boys spoke excellently presenting points for both sides of the argument: Should a 9 year old beRead more

Book Club Reports – 5th class

READ LEAD SUCCEED - During book club in the senior end of our school, 5th class have been making presentations on some of their books in their book club. Reading a historical non-fiction book about Anne Frank, the boys made presentations about the book. Fabulous book clubRead more

13th February – Pancake Tuesday Fun!

13th February – Pancake Tuesday Fun!
13th February - Pancake Tuesday is one of our favourite days of the year! Classes enjoyed pancakes with some of our favourite toppings as we explored the ingredients needed, the steps to making them and of course we practiced eating them! Here are some of the actionRead more

Dragons Den in Francis St CBS! 5th class – young entrepreneurs

Dragons Den in Francis St CBS! 5th class – young entrepreneurs
Here at Franner we are developing the next generation of new entrepreneurs and thanks to the SOLAS Dragon’s Den project, the boys have been working hard for weeks brainstorming, designing, planning and developing a concept idea for a new product they would develop and sell. As theRead more

Show Racism the Red Card 8th February 2018

Show Racism the Red Card 8th February 2018
Show Racism the Red Card! On the 8th of February we were visited by a very special guest, as Jeff the Ref called in to talk to us about giving racism the red card. We learned about what racism is and how we identify racism. Raising awarenessRead more

5th Class Cycling

5th Class Cycling
9th February 2018, boys from 5th class have been taking part in cycling workshops for bicycle training every Tuesday in the yard. The boys are learning how to ride a bike, the different parts of a bicycle and most importantly there is a massive emphasis on bicycleRead more

City Neighbourhood Award

City Neighbourhood Award

8th December 2017 City Neighbourhood Awards – Mansion House Dublin This year we have been awarded a city neighbourhood award for our positive impact on the local community and neighbourhood. We are very proud of the work done in the local community and the good example our

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Active School: Semi Final Preview

Active School: Semi Final Preview

3rd and 4th Class Blitz Semi-final Preview We’re down to our last four teams in our 3rd and 4th Class Blitz. There has been some fantastic games that the referees, Dan and Conor have witnessed. We’ve had some upsets and some amazement. The Semi-Final will take place

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Active School: Round 3 Football Blitz

Active School: Round 3 Football Blitz

3rd and 4th Class Blitz Report Barcelona 2            –   Dublin Celtic 0 Goal Scorers Remus [2] Another win for Barcelona as they look to win the league. Remus bagged two goals in this one-sided game. Could’ve been more for Barca as

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5th Class – Literacy: A&L Goodbody paired reading

8th December 2017 5th class hugely enjoyed their day out as they travelled to the A&L Goodbody offices as they hosted our paired reading graduation ceremony. Over the past few months the boys have been taking part in paired reading with a reading buddy from A&L, exploring

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HOPE Shoebox appeal

This year the boys at Franner have been making Shoe-boxes for the shoe-box appeal run by the charity HOPE Ireland in order to give presents this Christmas to children in need. The boys have been working really hard making fantastic shoe-boxes filled with the four W’s: Something

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Hot Chocolate Morning – Parents Association

Hot Chocolate Morning – Parents Association

A massive thank you to our Parents Association and Jennifer for organising a wonderful hot chocolate morning for the boys on Thursday 7th of December. Nothing could have brightened up this cold winter morning better than a cup of warm hot chocolate, with marshmallows on top! What

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STEM – Hour of Code

STEM – Hour of Code

The future is here, all week in Franner boys have been taking part in the Hour of Code! Each class has taken part in one hour of coding this week and they have received their coding certificates. Some boys have reached the level of coding ninja. With

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Robert Dunbar Memorial Award – 7/12/17

Robert Dunbar Memorial Award – 7/12/17

Thursday 7th of December was a fantastic day in Franner as we were presented with the Robert Dunbar Memorial Library award. The Library awarded to the school by Children’s Books Ireland, who donate a library of books worth €1,500 in memory of the great children’s author Robert

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Round 2 of 3rd/4th Soccer Competition

Round 2 of 3rd/4th Soccer Competition

3rd and 4th Class Blitz Report Ballers FC 0  –  3 Barca Goal scorers Pietro “Neymar” Belo Joseph Byrne [2] It was a very close game, lots of shots in the 1st half, that ended up with Ballers ‘keeper Callum Lennox pulling off fantastic saves. But a quick attack

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Active School: 3rd/4th soccer league

Active School: 3rd/4th soccer league

3rd and 4th Class Blitz Report Dublin Celtic 2 –         Man United 1 Goal scorers Daniyal                               Jack Birrell                    

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Active School: Franner 2-6 Thornleigh 3-3

Active School: Franner 2-6  Thornleigh 3-3

The boys of Franner were up against Mr. Burke and his new school today in what proved to be a pulsating encounter between two evenly matched teams. There were outstanding displays all over the pitch including a powerful display by our captain Daniel in midfield, Reece at

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November 6: 2nd class trip to St. Patrick’s Cathedral

November 6: 2nd class trip to St. Patrick’s Cathedral

2nd class were treated to a wonderful workshop in St. Patrick’s Cathedral where they learned about St. Patrick’s life through Drama and Art. What a fantastic experience for the boys with their first trip to the Cathedral.

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Halloween fun!

Halloween fun!

Throwback Thursday with some flashbacks at our Halloween fun! All the classes dressed up in amazing costumes as well as the teacher. The school was transformed with fantastic games and fun activities for the boys and everybody had an amazing final day before the mid term break!

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