We were delighted to be one of 150 schools chosen to participate in the initial pilot of the Creative Schools Programme, supported by the Arts Council. We had a fantastic two years working with amazing artists and spending lots of time talking about how we would like to be more creative. Our school continues to seek out opportunities to support creative expression as well as collaborate with a range of artists. Information about the different projects can be found below.

Creative Schools Committee 2022-2023

Podcasting

Claire and Claudia led an afterschool podcasting club. The children put together a special podcast on a range of topics ...

Texaco Art Competition Entries February 2023

The Creative School's Committee are delighted with the response to this year's Texaco Art Competition from Naíonáin Bheaga to Rang ...

Setanta, as retold by 4th Class

Fourth Class have illustrated and retold the famous Irish legend of Setanta. You can view their finished product below ...

TAP Project with Paul Murphy

Second Class, with one of their teachers Eileen, participated in a Teacher-Artist Partnership project supported by Galway Education Centre. They ...

A New Ceramics Project with Tatiana Dobos

Senior Infants have created beautiful tiles using natural materials. The project was part of Design Week Ireland and supported by ...

Sock Competition sponsored by Irish Socksciety

We are grateful to Joanna, of Irish Socksciety, for organising a fantastic design competition for our school community. Joanna first ...

As You Like It

All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players... 6th Class presented a musical version of ...

Making ceramic boats with Tatiana Dobos

In early 2020, all the children made ceramic boats for a major project linked to the Galway 2020 Capital of ...

An tAsarlaí ó Oz

Rinne Rang a 5 dráma raidió, An tAsarlaí ó Oz. Tharraing siad pictiúir álainn chomh maith. Maith sibh go léir! ...

The Lorax and Uibheacha Glasa is Liamhás

First Class presented a fantastic show today of two classic stories by Dr Seuss. The first was The Lorax, which ...

The 2nd Year as a Creative School

Our second year has been a challenging one as it was interrupted by the pandemic. Our Creative Associate, Catherine, worked ...

Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back

4th Class were in the final stages of preparing to present a musical version of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot ...

Paintings of Galway Landmarks

5th Class have been working hard to produce fantastic and varied paintings of landmarks around Galway City and County Galway ...

Culture Night 2019

We were delighted to take part in Culture Night 2019. It was great for us to be able to share ...

An Garbhán

Chuir Rang a Dó dráma as Gaeilge i láthair, An Garbhán. Bhí an dráma sármhaith ar fad! (Second Class performed ...

Tom Meskell and Carmel Balfe, our first Creative Schools Artists

All the classes in the school have been working with Tom Meskell. He is an artist who has collaborated with ...

Ceramics with Tatiana Dobos

Every class has had a fantastic opportunity to create something we look forward to using to enhance our indoor and ...

Creative Schools Consultation Process with Dee

The entire school, including children, parents and staff, have been engaging in a consultation process to help us determine what ...

Artist in Residence – Aoife Barrett

We are delighted to have worked with printmaker Aoife Barrett over the past term. Her residency in our school was ...