Fáilte ar ais!

We wish to welcome you all back to another school year in St. Comán's Wood. We hope you all had an enjoyable and relaxing summer. We would like to extend a very warm welcome to our new Junior Infant pupils. We are delighted to welcome you into our school community.

We will be posting regular updates here during the year so please check back regularly to see what's been happening in our school.

Booklists are now available to view and download here.

School Calendar 2019/20

The school calendar for 2019/20 is available to view here

Family Fun Day a huge success

Thank you to everyone who supported our Family Fun Day this weekend. The sun shone and a great day was had by all. Thank you also to Denis Naughten who helped raise our first Green Flag as St Comán's Wood PS. He also launched our new defibrillator on the Senior site. Photos of the day to follow.


Our School Garden

Have a look at our beautiful school garden



Sports Day June 18th

We had a fantastic Sports Day on both sites. Huge thanks to the teachers who organised this great day, as well as all the coaches, parents and past pupils who helped out on the day. Click here to view some photos of the day.



National Cycle On Wednesday (COW) Day-Wednesday June 26th

Bike week for St. Comán's Wood will run from Monday 24th June until Friday 28th June 2019. Wednesday 26th June is National COW Day (COW-Cycle On Wednesday is an initiative developed by Green Schools) and we hope that as many of you cycle to school as possible. Green Schools Travel is encouraging all schools to dedicate at least one day, or the entire week, to the bicycle. Get cycling!


NED show visits St Comán's Wood

Pupils on both sites thoroughly enjoyed the NED show today. The NED show is a character education programme that centres around 3 important messages that have life long relevance: Never Give Up; Encourage Others; Do Your Best. The children learned about NED's 3 messages while also enjoying storytelling, magic, humour and yo-yo tricks. For more information on the NED show please click here


Workshop with Children's Author, Dave Rudden

5th Class took part in a very enjoyable writing workshop with author Dave Rudden in Roscommon Arts Centre today. 


Green Flag Presentation

Well done to all at St. Comán's Wood on receiving a Green Flag at the recent presentation awards in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. Pictured below are Holly Connaughton and Melanie Robak, Green School Committee members, along with Ms Duignan and Mrs Feeley. Missing from photo is Ms J Mannion. 


We would like to encourage all our students (and teachers!) to make a special effort to walk, cycle or scoot to school during the month of June


Pioneer Competition Winner

Congratulations to Larissa, a pupil in Ms Kilcullen's 4th class, who received an award from the Pioneer Association in their recent art competition. She is pictured here at the prizegiving ceremony in the Abbey Hotel. Well done Larissa.


Garda Road Safety Competition Winners

Big congratulations to Bronagh Donohue, 6th class, overall winner in the Garda Road Safety Art Competition. Congratulations also to Elia and Amelia, 5th class who came 2nd and 3rd in the competition. 

Mary Comiskey Award for most improved reader

Eddie Corcoran pictured with his parents Brian and Helen and his brothers and sister receiving the Mary Comiskey Memorial Award for most improved reader in St Comán’s Wood Primary School. The award was presented by Maura Comiskey and Úna Feeley (School Principal). Missing from the picture is Allanah Corcoran, Eddie's sister.


Easter Parade Committee Presentation

Senior students with Mrs Feeley and Ms Morris from St Comán’s Wood who took part in the Easter Parade being presented with a cheque for €100 by Caitlín McConn on behalf of the Easter Parade Committee. 


St Comán's Wood Newsletter May 2019


New Jerseys for St Comán's Wood

Seán Mulry of The Peppermill Restaurant, Roscommon presenting Úna Feeley, principal of St Comán's Wood PS, with a set of GAA jerseys. Seán and his wife Bernie own the very popular restaurant on the Golf Links Road for over 10 years. St Comán's Wood are extremely grateful for their generosity and hope to have much success in the jerseys over the coming year!

St Comán's Wood Internet Safety Talk

An informative Internet Safety Talk will be held on Thursday May 9th and a Wellbeing Talk on May 23rd. These will take place in the Halla on the Junior Site and will be delivered by the National Parents Council. All parents are welcome. For further information call the school or check out www.npc.ie .




NCCA Visit to St Comán's Wood

The NCCA visited the Junior site on Monday, April 8th.  They were in the school to record footage in Mrs. Dolan’s 2nd class. The footage will be used on the NCCA website to aid teachers in planning learning experiences to achieve the learning outcomes of the new Language Curriculum. Click here to view more about NCCA visit to our school

Internet Safety

The Internet is a wonderful resource, but access to it has its hazards for children. Webwise.ie offer free information, advice and resources to help parents, teachers and students address internet safety issues. Click on the webwise logo below for an explanation of various apps available online and their associated benefits and risks.


A step closer to our new classrooms......

We are delighted to announce that notice for planning permission for two new classrooms on our Senior site was put up today. Exciting times ahead!

Child Protection

On 11th December, 2017, new Child Protection Procedures were implemented for all primary and post-primary schools in line with the Children First Act.

This has brought about some changes to the way schools deal with child protection issues. 

For further information on Children First please click here.