Welcome to our blog! Here you will find all the amazing news that happens here in Francis street. From work the boys have done, amazing achievements, assemble awards, trips and more there is always something to catch up on here at Franner!
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 ofRead more →
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,Read more →
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 EuropeanRead more →
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.Read more →
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 theirRead more →
As part of the Dublin 8 schools’ Operation transformation, Ms. Nolan our H.S.C.L. and resident Pilates teacher taught a 6 week class on Tuesday mornings in January and February. Over 20 parents attended these classes! We did simple Pilates moves to improve our core strength and flexibility.Read more →
Ms. Nolan along with the other Home school community Liaison teachers organised Joe Duffy to come to St. Catherine’s church on Thursday 28th January to read extracts from his book “Children of the Rising”. 5th class pupils and parents have been learning lots about 1916 especially aboutRead more →