Christmas Play 2017 – Jonah and the Whale

The Senior Cycle Play this year was Jonah and the Whale. Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class did a wonderful job and everyone played their part.

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Christmas Play 2017 – Prickly Hay

The Junior Cycle Play this year was Prickly Hay. Junior and Senior Infants and First and Second Class did a wonderful job and everyone played their part.

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KBNS Annual Summer Fete 2017

The Summer Fete is our Major Fundraiser Every Year and is a real opportunity for families and the community to come together. We are always so grateful for the support we receive from local businesses and services not to mention all the families who come to enjoy the day.

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Semi Finals of Willie Moran Soccer Blitz

We are very proud of our 5th and 6th Class Boys who represented us so well at the Willie Moran Primary Schools 7 Aside Soccer Blitz.

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Finalists in the Primary School Sports 2017

Congratulations to our representative at the County Final Primary Schools Sports 2017. He ran the 800 Metre Final and came 6th Overall. Fantastic effort especially as he does not run for a club as a sport. We are very proud 🙂

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Recycling Day 2017 – 5th & 6th Class

Recycling Day on the 5th May was a great success. The boys did some amazing projects. Check out our 5th & 6th class boys whose theme was RENEWABLE ENERGY. Well done boys!

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Recycling Day 2017 – 3rd & 4th Class

Recycling Day on the 5th May was a great success. The boys did some amazing projects. Check out our 3rd & 4th class boys whose theme was EMERGENCY SERVICES. Well done boys!

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Recycling Day 2017 – 1st & 2nd Class

Recycling Day on the 5th May was a great success. The boys did some amazing projects. Check out our 1st and 2nd class boys whose theme was Transport. Well done boys!

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Congratulations to our U13 Hurling Team

Congratulations to our U13 Hurling Team who won 7 -9 to 0-0 against Glor na Mara today. We are very proud of you all !

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Annual Fun Run 2017

A Big Thank you to Everyone Involved in the Annual Fun Run especially the Scouts, Gardai, Coast Guard and Fire Brigade.

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2017

We had great fun at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt and there was some Epic Dabbing all round 😀

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Easter Bake Sale 2017

Great fun at the cake sale today. Thanks so much to everyone for getting involved 👍👍👍

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Credit Union Quiz Winners!

Well Done to the four teams who represented Killea in the Credit Union Table Quiz this week. A special mention to our victorious Under 11 team. Bravo guys!

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood was the name of the second of our Christmas Play’s this year. Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes really put on a show. There is great talent coming through here 🙂

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Tinsels & Towels

Tinsels & Towels was the name of the first of our Christmas Play’s this year. Junior and Senior Infants and First and Second Class did a wonderful job and everyone played their part.

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Under 13 Soccer Runners Up

We are very proud of our Under 13 Soccer Team who were runners up in the 2016 cup.

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Under 10’s Win Cumann na mBunscol Cup

Congratulations to our Under 10 Football Team on winning the Cumann na mBunscol Cup Competition.

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Growing Frog Spawn

The boys took on the task of growing frogs from spawn. After about three weeks in their eggs the spawn hatched and continued to grow into the frogs you can see pictured here.

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Summer Fete 2016

Our Major Fundraiser Every Year is the Summer Fete. But you know it’s so much fun too. It’s an opportunity for the whole community to get together, get to know each other and relax in such a family friendly atmosphere.

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GAA Primary School Go Games

Congratulations to one of our 6th Class Boys who have been selected as part of the GAA Primary School Go Games representing us on the Waterford team. He is pictured here as part of his team. Congratulations!!!

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Visit from Munster GAA

The chairperson of Munster Gaa and the Ladies Football Association came to school last Wednesday. We were all delighted to have our hurleys signed by Waterford’s Pauric Mahony.  

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Under 11 Hurling Blitz

Congratulations to our Under 11’s who got to the final of the hurling blitz today in Ferrybank. We are very proud. The boys had already been taking part in drills in the school yard so they were well prepared.

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Athletics Team Wins 9 Medals

Congratulations to our Athletics Team pictured here at the Waterford Regional Sports Centre where we won 9 Medals! We couldn’t be prouder!

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Robot Lego…

We were delighted to have the team from Learn it – Inspiring the Creators of Tomorrow working with the boys this week creating robots and lots of other creations through Lego. We love Lego!  

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KNEX Challenge

Bravo to 3rd and 4th Class who took the K’NEX Challenge last week. Check out their creations!

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Infants Building with Lego

Thanks again to the team at Learn it – Inspiring the Creators of Tomorrow in Cork for working with Junior and Senior infants recently – here they are making a hockey player.

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U13 Hurling Team in Semi-Finals

Big Congratulations to the Under 13 Hurling Team who are through to the SemiFinals with a win against Kill and a loss against Ballyduff. Best of luck guys! We’re already proud of you!!!

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Family Fun Run 2016

Another one of our Key Fundraisers in the year is the Family Fun Run – Thanks so much to everyone who got involved and the support services who kept us safe.

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Recycling Day 2016 – 1st & 2nd Class

Recycling Day on the 22nd April was a great success. The boys did some amazing projects. Check out our 1st and 2nd class boys whose theme was the SEA. Well done boys!

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Recycling Day 2016 – Junior & Senior Infants

Recycling Day on the 22nd April was a great success. The boys did some amazing projects. Check out our Junior & Senior Infants whose theme was the DINOSAURS. Well done boys!

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Br Anselm Memorial Table Quiz Champions 2015 / 2016

We are delighted to announce that Killea BNS are Br. Anselm Memorial Table Quiz Champions for 2015 /2016. Killea Abu!

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Science Week Visit to W.I.T

Our budding young scientists from 5th and 6th Class visited Waterford Institute of Technology for “Science Week”. The boys conducted science experiments together and learned about the amazing things science can do.

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Activity Flag Initiative 2016

Last week we reintroduced a project to have the boys playing different games in Wednesdays. It is part of our hopes to win an Active Flag this year and will see the boys using a variety of sports equipment.

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Infants Learn About Dinosaurs!

The Infants have been learning about Dinosaurs over the last couple of weeks. We have been learning how to read enormous words, how to add herds of dinosaurs, how to get paleontologists, printing and we’ve been playing science games on the laptops.         

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All Star Visit from Noel Connors

A special visitor was welcomed to the school by the kids, Waterford Senior Inter-County Hurler Noel Connors. 

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1916 Flag Raising Ceremony

Yesterday, we commemorated the 100 years since 1916 with a flag raising ceremony at the school. The boys shared a few words about this important time in Irish history. A moving day for us all with the sun shining in the background.

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Infants Learning Through Play

We love when the learning’s messy and so do the Juniors and Seniors 🙂

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Credit Union Quiz Winners !

We’re delighted to let you know that Killea won both the U11 and U13 Credit Union quizzes last night with the U11 runners up being from Killea too.

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Infants Start Hurling

We all started hurling last week and what fun we had – can’t wait for Wednesdays! Here we have the boys enjoying hurling drills in the school yard. Activities like this are something which the boys always enjoy and help us in our efforts to gain an active school flag.

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Infants Learn about Families

This week the Junior & Senior Infants were learning all about families so we inspected some nests to see the effort birds go to to make their nests cosy and safe for their chicks.

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