To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising and to celebrate 100 years since the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, the Government has tasked Óglaigh na hÉireann with delivering a National Flag to every Primary School in the country.
We were delighted to receive our visit on the 9th February 2016.
Our Team "Bash the Trash" from 5th and 6th class went to Galway to compete in the Robotics competion again this year. They had a fantastic day of fun and came 16th, ahead of many secondary schools!
In case you missed our Winter 2016 email newsletter here is another chance to see whats been happening at WMPS.
This year more than 6,000 students from 105 schools in 14 counties exhibited almost 2,000 projects through local and regional stages of the competition.
3rd and 4th Class Team Lungs have made it to the Intel Mini Scientist Final which will be Judged on Friday 22nd January.
This school year our teachers have been busy with even more training courses to help them enhance the learning program at WMPS even further. Here is a short summary of the courses they attended.
5th and 6th Class exhibited their project on the Tongue on Saturday 9th January at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition and received a glowing report from the Judges who were impressed that the project was all clearly the work of the children. WMPS received our best project review ever... read more to hear what it was all about.
Our 5th and 6th Class write their own news summary, they are so busy its hard to keep up with all the events!
Our senior primary school children are now partaking in chess lessons on a Tuesday morning. A new parent in the school Punitha Rynhart, Dhruva and Anasuya’s mum, has very kindly offered to teach the children how to play chess. Watch out Mums and Dads they will be able to beat you!