St. Mary's National School Enniskeane was officially opened on the 8th of September 1978 by the Very Rev. Wm. Canon Murphy P.P.
St. Mary's is a co-educational primary school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross.
It is situated between the twin villages of Enniskeane and Ballineen on the main road to Bantry.
Present enrolment is 180.
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Biodiversity Action Day
'Something Fishy' with Michael McPartland
6th class competiting for the Buckley cup which was won by James Crowley.
Cork Primary School Sports held in CIT Wednesday 10th June.
3rd/4th Class trip to Library HQ where they attended a story telling session using the stories from the Táin followed by a tour of Library HQ and County Hall.
A visit by Heritage in School Scheme expert Barry Molone where he entertained the children with dramatic stories, using costumes and props from different periods in Irish and world history.
A visit by Heritage in Schools Scheme Heritage Specialist Jessica Mason who spoke to the children about the environment, our impact on it and how they can actively make changes to improve the future of out planet.
Golf coaching five week programme.
A visit by Heritage in Schools Scheme Heritage Specialist Padraig Whooley who spoke to the children on the understanding and appreciation of our rich marine environment.
Science & Art - 4th/5th class design their own dream bedroom with a real working lightbulb and switch.
Icing treat for communion choir.
Junior Infants conducting experiments.
Spring Clean 2015 in conjunction with the Tidy Towns.
Sr Geraldine and Sr Alice from the Order of the Sisters of Charity visited the school and spoke to children from 1st - 6th class about their work in the missions.
Second Class construction using recycled materials.
The children of 4th, 5th and 6th class had a real treat today when Celine Nyhan, a former pupil of the school came to speak to them about her job working as a meteorologist in Antarctica. The pupils were glued to her fascinating presentation about living in Antarctica. They learnt about the weather, animals, life, travel and work in this amazing continent and watched real-life videos. They were completely engaged with her interesting, informative presentation. Thank you Celine!
News Report on Holy Week by 6th Class
Junior Infants ready for Easter.
2nd Class making Easter treats
Junior & Senior Infants Spring Nature Walk
Easter Egg Hunt
3rd/4th class making Easter egg cups using clay.
6th Class having fun with Foam Rockets.
Junior Infants getting ready for Mothers Day.
Look at our Leprechaun Puppets.
Seachtain na Gaeilge.
2nd class planting tomatoes.
Seachtain na Gaeilge. Rinneamar slabhra láimhe. Chanamar amhráin.
Marbled Mother's Day Cards by 6th class.
2nd Class investigating trees in the playground on World Tree Day.
World Book Day 5th March.
Senior Infants celebrating the Chinese/Vietnamese year of the Goat.
Credit Union Quiz Under 11 team - Patrick, Nicole, Áine and Emily.
Credit Union Quiz Under 13 team - Kirsty, Sinéad, James and Pádraig.
4th/5th class grew a 'garden in a jar' as part of Biodiversity week. This demonstrated how the water cycle works. Our winners of the best produce of watercress were - Ciara, Cian, Orla, Patrick and Labhaoise.
Pancake Day at St. Mary's.
2nd Class investigating how air takes up space.
Senior Infants display their various art work for Valentines Day.
Junior Infants looking after and taking home their plants which they planted in September.
6th class helping 1st class make their St. Brigid crosses.
Junior Infants busy getting ready for Valentines Day.
6th class working on and presenting their World War 2 projects.
Junior Infants art
In maths class this week the children in second class have been learning about 3-D shapes.
The children in 4th/5th class had great fun exploring 'Amazing Triangles'.
Scríobh Leabhar from 6th class.
6th class conducting a science experiment 'Making Rockets' with effervescent tablets and a film canister.
In response to their novel 'Kensuke's Kingdon', the children in 4th/5th class constructed the boat 'The Peggy Sue' from recycable materials.
St. Mary's held a Healthy Eating Week in school with 'Fruit' being the theme for the week.
Monday 3rd November saw the pupils and staff of St. Mary's embark on our annual Friendship Week.
This week the children in 2nd Class are learning about weight in maths class.
Santa Claus visited the school on Thursday 18th December. He visited all classrooms.
Junior and Senior Infants had their annual Halloween Dress-Up on Thursday 20th October.
In November 6th class attended the Discovery 2014 exhibition in City Hall.
The school held a book fair in the school in November. In total we sold €2,330, resulting in €1,400 worth of books to the school.