We had a very busy November! Here is a sample of what our students got up to for the past 3 weeks.

Our Junior Room Students were learning about different professions and Medicine was the topic of this day- doctors, nurses, ambulance personnel and receptionists were all included.

Barnardos came to give a talk to students from 3rd to 6th about internet safety. It was a fantastic talk and gave the students much to think about and watch out for.

We are incredibly lucky to have Jo Reen come to teach the 5th and 6th class students how to knit. Thanks so much for your time and patience.

We had a visit from the Mobile Library. The children were so excited with their choices. It was a lovely opportunity for the children to get new books and they should be calling every 3 weeks when possible.

We celebrated Friendship week. The children performed small random acts of kindness then wrote it on a note and put it on our board. They were all very invested and Clondulane was a better place for it.


Halloween was fabulous fun at Clondulane NS. We all got dressed up and here are some of the wonderful costumes.

How heavy is the Pumpkin!!

We had a guess the weight challenge. It was a little too heavy for the children but we had some very close guesses! Mr Sheehan weighed it at 49.5kg and here are the closest guessers!

On Friday 13th October we held a fundraiser for Special Olympics Ireland. Children dressed as their own Superhero. We collected €165.30 for the very deserving charity. Well done everyone, thank you for taking part.🦸🦸🏻‍♀️

Four of our 6th class boys were in the Fermoy team who won the U12s final.

Congratulations boys, excellent result 🎉🏆👏

The Junior Room were busy learning all about Space for Space week, building rockets and drawing Aliens amongst other things!👽🚀🧑‍🚀


Nature walk

Our junior room students went for a Nature Walk during the week. 🍁🍂🐿️

We are back! We welcomed 11 wonderful new students to Junior infants and 4 new students to other classes in the school. We are settling in well to the year and here are a few photos of our September so far.



6th Class Graduation

Our 6th class students were very busy preparing for their Graduation. It was a lovely occasion attended by family and friends.

We wish you happiness and much success in your future endeavours.

Ice Cream treat

We had a visit from the Ice-cream van to cool us down. They went down a treat!

School Tours

We had great fun on our School tours this year. The junior infants to 2nd class students went to Let’s Go in Mallow and the 3rd to 6th class students went to The West Cork Secret in Kilbrittain.

Here is a sample of the fun that was had by all.

4th Class GAA Blitz

Careysville House

We had a wonderful day out at Careysville house in May. A beautiful fishing lodge on the outskirts of Clondulane Village. Huge thanks to Sarah O’Loughlin, Manager, and all the staff for the welcome we received and the wonderful tour of the house.

GAA Skills Competition

Three of our 6th class boys attended Pairc Uí Caoimh on Thursday to participate in the Sciath na Scoil GAA hurling skills competition. Well done boys, you were great.

Cork Day

We were privileged to have Cork hurler Niall O’Leary at the school yesterday for our Cork Day. The students were thrilled. There were tips and signings in the wonderful sunshine.

First Holy communion

Congratulations to our students who made their first Holy Communion in the Queen of Peace church in Fermoy last Saturday. A special thank you to Fr Eamon Roche, Ms Buckley, Serena and Claire who were involved in preparing the children for the sacrament. A special mention to the Servant Sisters and our School choir who sang beautifully on the day.


Our Junior room students were busy filling window boxes with Ms Leahy this week. They had wonderful green fingers!


We had great fun when Mr Sheehan brought his ducklings to school for the children.

Congratulations to Dallen in 6th class on winning MVP for Fermoy Basketball Team

Our students have been busy with GAA training at school.


Our 5th and 6th class student received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday 26th April. The made the school proud with their participation in the ceremony. Congratulations to you all.

A special word of thanks to Mr Ryan for all his work in preparing the students.


Our Junior room students were busy making beautiful Easter art.

St Patrick’s Day Award Presentation

We had a wonderful day on Tuesday when we had the St Patrick’s day parade Grand Marshall John Murphy and the Judging committee in the School to award the trophy and NO HOMEWORK for the week!

Brix 4 Kidz

We had great fun last week when Brix 4 Kidz came to the school for some Lego building fun.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

Congratulations to Clondulane Community Council, Fermoy Street Art and our wonderful school Clondulane NS for their fantastic installation in the Fermoy St Patrick’s Day Parade.

Well done to all the boys and girls who took park in the parade, you were wonderful.

Maths Week

Our 5th & 6th class students were busy measuring and calculating for Maths week

The Students got to see a spent Shell

Science and Engineering Week

Our students were busy building and calculating for Engineers week.

World Book Day

We had dress up today for World Book Day. Great characters and books were celebrated with a wide range of costumes on the day. Well done everyone, you looked great!


Spring has sprung in the junior room. The students have been very busy learning about spring and creating wonderful works of art.

Open Night

We had a great night on Thursday 9th February when we invited all prospective new students to come and see our school and meet our teachers. We thank everyone who helped out on the night, many of our current students came to meet and greet, The Friends of Clondulane were there with Refreshments and treats.

Mallow Indoor Hurling Blitz

Well done to our students who played their hearts out in the Mallow Blitz.

St Bridget’s Day was celebrated by students making St Bridget’s crosses.

We have been very busy with Arts and Crafts in 3rd & 4th class.

We Participated in Food Dudes this week. The Children we great at trying fruit and vegetables, some new, some regulars. Well done everyone.

Robyn and her Dad made a wonderful light up Christmas tree decoration for our school. Thank you.

3rd and 4th Class had great fun decorating the Christmas tree Mr Sheehan brought for them.

Our Junior and Senior Infant classes have been busy creating Advent Wreaths.


Members of Clondulane Greenschool committee discussing plans for Clean Air Week. They organised MoM (Move on Monday), WOW (Walk on Wednesday) and FFF (Fume Free Friday)

Fume Free Friday

As part of our Green School initiative members of our Students Council put up our poster to promote Fume Free Friday. Children are encouraged to come to school where possible by carpool, walk, cycle, scoot or park and stride.

Fermoy Credit Union Art Competition

All our talented artists from 1st to 6th class participated in Fermoy Credit Union Art competition and we had two winners. Well done everyone.

Congratulations to Emma and Orlaith.

Friendship week

Our students participated in Fermoy Friendship Week by doing acts of kindness for family and friends, no act too big, no act too small. Well done everyone.

No Halloween celebration would be complete without a Fancy Dress Parade! Everyone had wonderful costumes and great fun was had.

Halloween Art

5th and 6th class did wonderful paintings for Halloween

Third and fourth class students were feeling artistic , painting wonderful Halloween art on their classroom windows.

Thank you to he members of Fermoy Fire Brigade who came to speak with the children on Thursday. The children were thrilled to get a look inside the fire engine.

Well done to the 5th and 6th class students who took part in the Kilworth Blitz on Tuesday

Science class is great fun in 1st and 2nd class

We participated in Colman’s Blitz Thursday 29th Sept. Everyone played wonderfully and great fun was had. Well done.

The Fairies have moved to Clondulane! We went to the green to see the new Fairy Hotel organised by Clondulane Community Council.

Mr Sheehan brought 3 day old chicks to school in September much to the delight of our students.

Our Infants Classes went on a September colour walk.

Fire Drill

We started our school year with a fire drill! The children were brilliant and did everything right. Well done everyone.


Playdough fun with the Senior Infants

Our Junior room were busy learning about nature and digging up worms for their Minibeast Adventures.

The Class made clay worms after examining the live ones.












We are delighted to be recognised as a Discover Science Awarded School for 2020/21.

STEM and Science are extremely important and popular subjects in Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal. A huge thank you to Ms. Daly, and to all the boys and girls  for all their hard work.

































School Year 2018/19

Have a look at the Winners of our Anti-Bullying Competition. There were so many wonderful entries. Also each class performed a role play of a bullying scenario and what lessons can be learnt from each situation.









Our Anti-Bullying Poster Competition winners:  






 This week in Clondulane National School, we had our Anti-Bullying Poster Competition. Have a look at our fantastic entries;

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