It is my pleasure and privilege to serve as Principal in Scoil Eoin, Innishannon. We have a long-established caring tradition in this school. We get to know all our pupils well and focus on them as individuals. We cherish them all equally and nurture their individual talents at every opportunity. The trust you, the parents and guardians, place in us to oversee your child’s growth and development is always to the forefront of our thinking and we aim to see your expectations fulfilled. Our committed and experienced staff ensure that the pupils receive a broad and stimulating education.
Tá súil agam go mbainfidh sibh taitneamh gus tairbhe as an suíomh gréasáin seo.
On Saturday September 16th, the Valley Rovers U12 ladies football team won the County Final. They were playing against Carrigaline in Ballygarvan. Afterwards the girls returned to Innishannon to celebrate their success with family and friends! Congratulations to everyone involved! Also a big thank you to Maria Hayes from 6th class who wrote this article for the school website!
Scoil Eoin was delighted to welcome the award winning musicians from Ballispittle Comhaltas to the school on Monday September 4th. The musical group were recently crowned All Ireland Champions 2017 and were proud to put their impressive silverware and awards on display while they enterainted the whole school with a number of uplifting tunes! Scoil Eoin is very proud to have four of its students as members of Ballinspittle Comhaltas - Róisín Curtain, Meadhbh Kiely, Kevin Dart O'Flynn and Sean Mac an tSaoi. Comhghairdeas le gach duine sa ghrúpa!
The Staff of Scoil Eoin would like to warmly welcome you all back to another school year. We are looking forward to all the fun and learning that will take place this academic year, 2017-2018. We would especially like to extend a big welcome to the newest members of Scoil Eoin- our Junior Infants!
The pupils of Junior Infants 2017-2018 enjoying the sunshine on their first week of school. Fáilte romhaibh go léir!
Photographs of Junior Infants enjoying their first few days of school are now available to view in our News and Events tab!
Twelve pupils from 5th class took part in this year's Irish Aid Awards. Their project about Fairtrade, entitled "Buy Fair, Be Fair" made it all the way to the Regional Finals. Three pupils were invited by Irish Aid to a prize giving Event in the Triskel Arts Centre on May 18th, where they accepted their prize on behalf of Scoil Eoin. Well done to all involved in spreading this important message about promoting and delivering fairness in developing countries.
Scoil Eoin were once again proud to support Daffodil Day 2017. For a number of years members of MSD Brinny have visited Scoil Eoin and other schools in the surrounding area on Daffodil Day in order to raise money for this worthwhile cause whilst raising awareness of the work that MSD do. As a thank you to the schools for their support, MSD invited 7 pupils from Scoil Eoin, to attend the Cheque Presentation Event in MSD Brinny. The children enjoyed the food and entertainment provided, alongside the information from the guest speakers about cancer treatment research. This year MSD and local schools together raised over €19,000 for the Irish Cancer Society! A fantastic result achieved by community and local co-operation.
All classes from infants to sixth marked National Walk to School Week by walking from Scoil Eoin to the Bleach. A selection of photographs are available in our photo gallery, found in the News and Events Tab.
Well done to the Scoil Eoin boys team who battled so bravely in this year's Sciath na Scol Final. Unfortunately, Glounthaune N.S. were victorious on the day, winning by a point in extra time. Thank you to the trainers, the panel and the supporters who all did us proud this year!
Congratulations to Ciara McGrath, who competed in 2 National Level 2 Finals recently. Ciara competed in the under 11 gymnastics category (one team event and one individual event) and won gold in both!!! Ciara is a member of Carrigaline Gymnastics Club. Keep up the great work Ciara!!! Maith thú!
Members of the Innishvilla Soccer Club came to Scoil Eoin to celebrate their fantastic win over Park United in the AOH Cup Final. The pupils were delighted to see the AOH trophy on display and to listen to words of sporting wisdom from the team. Thank you to all involved in the visit and we hope that Innishvilla continue to go from strength to strength in the future.
As a health promoting school, Scoil Eoin is proud to support all types of sports and were delighted to avail of the services of Gareth from Bandon Rugby Club this year. Gareth, who is originally from New Zealand visited Scoil Eoin on a regular basis to develop and enhance the rugby skills of the pupils in 3rd and 4th Class. This year has been an extremely successful year for Bandon RFC, with the club winning three cups, the Munster Cup, Junior Cup and County Cup! Gareth has now returned to his homeland of New Zealand but he visited Scoil Eoin to show the cups to the students and say goodbye before he left. As a thank you to Gareth for his hard work, Scoil Eoin presented him with a gift of a Valley Rovers Jersey. We are sure that he will wear it with pride in sunny New Zealand!
Scoil Eoin will be closed Monday October 30th to Friday November 3rd. The school will reopen on Monday November 6th after midterm.
The parent teacher meetings for pupils from 1st class to 6th class will take place on November 15th and 22nd. Please note that you will be allocated an appointment time in due course.
The Scoil Eoin Christmas Concert will take place on Thursday, December 14th @ 7p.m.