Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhlaigh

Rushbrooke, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Phonological Awareness Stations in Junior Infants - Junior infants have been making fantastic progress this year developing their phonological awareness skills. What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological Awareness is the area of oral language that makes us think about the sounds in a word,  rather than just the meaning of the word. Recognising the different sounds in words is the starting point when… Continue Reading
  • January’s Virtual Assembly PowerPoint - As today is February 1st, our school community gathered virtually to celebrate the wonderful work that is taking place throughout the school and beyond for the month of January.  Please find attached the PDF of our Assembly PowerPoint featuring some familiar faces and a whole host of students trying their hardest to be all that… Continue Reading
  • Book fair wish list instructions. - We are really looking forward to our school book fair that will run from the 14th of October until the 21st of October. Since all orders will be made online this year we would like to show you how it will work! Step 1 All children will the opportunity to visit the fair in school… Continue Reading
  • Piseoga agus Síoga i Rang a Sé - Mr. Stephenson's Sixth Class have been learning all about the history of superstitions around the world and in particular, the role fairies play in Irish folklore. We examined the locations of fairy forts in Ireland,  listened to others share their stories of meeting fairies and discussed our own experiences with seeing fairy doors while walking.… Continue Reading
  • Junior Infants Go On A ‘Tricky Word Hunt’! -   This week the Junior Infants took a literacy lesson outside. They all had fun working on their reading skills with a 'Tricky Word Hunt' in the yard. The boys and girls worked in pairs to find these words hidden outside. Everyone had fun ticking the words off their lists once found and helping each… Continue Reading
  • World Book Day in 6th Class -   Despite not physically being in school at the moment Mr Stephenson's 6th class still managed to have fun and celebrate World Book Day. They dressed up as some of their favourite book characters for their weekly class zoom call. Book related Charades and Pictionary games were played with everyone getting involved in the fun… Continue Reading
  • 6th Class Christmas Fun - Mr Stephenson’s 6th class are getting in the Christmas spirit this week making “No Bake Gingerbread cookies”. Linking in with their procedural writing the students followed the recipes and got hands on with making their individual cookies.  With Christmas songs playing in the background and the smells of cinnamon and ginger in the air it… Continue Reading
  • Precepts - Ms Sheehy's Class are reading the Novel Wonder by R.J Palacio this term. The novel makes lots of references to precepts. Precepts are   general rules intended to help people to show kind behaviour to one another. A precept is like a motto. Our class decided to pick out our favourite precepts and even create some… Continue Reading
  • 6th Class Fractured Fairy Tales - This Halloween season Mr Stephenson's 6th Class worked on Fairy Tales....but with a twist. Showing their knowledge of narrative writing and using their imaginations they gave a new more sinister take on the classic fairy tales we all know.  Continue Reading
  • Aistear in Senior Infants - The children in Senior Infants are exploring the theme of ‘The Farm’ in Aistear! They are enjoying learning about the theme through discussion and play. Roleplay: The children are going on an imaginary farm visit. They are helping the farmer to carry out his duties. These duties include rounding up the animals, collecting the eggs… Continue Reading