A visit from our Cambodian Partners!

Last month we were treated to a special visit from our Cambodian partners from PEPY Empowering Youth while they were visiting schools in Ireland. Our friends Sithong, Thida, Manin and Sarakk were able to teach us all about life in Cambodia and global citizenship. We learned about

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World Book Day Book Fair!

This year to celebrate world book day at Franner we held our very own book fair for the boys to purchase some of their favourite books! From Friday March 24th until Tuesday 28th the boys could browse a selection of new books to buy. This year has

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Light It Up Blue!

Light It Up Blue!

Monday the 2nd of April saw Autism Awareness Day around the world, so in Franner we took a day on Friday the 31st of March to hold our own day to celebrate and promote awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorder. During the week we learned about Autism Spectrum

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Lights, Camera, Action!

6th Class are preparing their production of  ‘Translations’ by Brian Friel. The students of CBC Monkstown have been helping us prepare and we look forward to inviting all classes and parents to our end of year production.                    

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2nd Class visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral!

2nd Class visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral!

Learning about our local community, the boys from Ms. Naughton’s and Mr. Tonge’s 2nd classes visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral before the Easter break. With such amazing history on our doorstep the boys really enjoyed their tour of the cathedral and learned a lot about the history of

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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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Chess Club Champs!

Our second Chess Club of the school year is now going strong. We have a great spread   of fine players from 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th! The future for chess in Franner is very bright in these boys’ hands.

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Dhruv is going to Brussels!

Our very own CoderDojo ninja Dhruv has been invited to attend and teach coding to the MEPs in Brussels, Belgium! Dhruv will be accompanied by 44 other ninjas from all over Europe! Isn’t that amazing? What a fantastic opportunity. The event will take place at the European

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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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Dad’s Soccer Blitz!

The Dublin 8 annual Dad’s soccer blitz was held in St. Catherine’s community centre on Friday May 20th. This event is always highly anticipated and enjoyed by the dad’s and pupils alike. This year, our team got to the semi-finals and were narrowly beaten by St. Enda’s. 

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1916 Art Mural Project

In conjunction with the 1916 Joe Duffy project that was run earlier in the year, 5th class along with the help of their parents and an artist Kathryn McGuire completed a 1916 Art Mural project based on Sean Heuston, one of the leaders that was executed in

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Parents Support Group

Ms. Nolan ran a very successful parents support group from April to June. This group met every Wednesday morning for 8 weeks from 9.20-11.30am.  During this time parents got the opportunity to discuss anything that they were worried about or any issues they were having with their

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