Super Draw for Ardfert School Hall Building Fund
This is a vital fundraiser. Our children need a hall.We have the Planning Permission.We will continue to seek funding from Dept of Education and Skills but in the meantime we are raising funds ourselves as their continued response is that our hall is not a priority.
Please help us and lend your support to this fundraiser-----OUR SUPER DRAW with lots of amazing prizes.
(See below for details)
Congratulations to the sixth class who were confirmed by Bishop Ray Browne in Ardfert Church on May 6th 2015.
Active School Flag
Ardfert Central National School is working toward achieving an Active School Flag in recognition of all the sports. physical education and other games played in the school. A committee of 8 children, 2 parents ,1 member of the wider community, an SNA and 3 teachers was formed to organize activities during the year.
We encourage parents to check www.getirelandactive.ie for information and activities in our local area.(Please check our Active School Flag page for details)
The Harvest Cycle
The Harvest Cycle will take place on September 12th. Keep the date free and join us for this annual event.
Ardfert N.S. winners of the National Finals of 'One Good Idea' competition in Dublin Castle
A group of six children from third class in Ardfert N.S. WON the "One Good Idea " competition in Dublin Castle on the 7th of May which was run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Congratulations to Sarah Bodenham, Craoi Horgan, Gary O Riordan, Timmy McElligott, Tiernan O Sullivan and Adam McDonagh and their teacher Marie O Connell. (See our Green Schools page to see details)
Sixth Class presented their Junior Entrepreneur project in Killarney on Wednesday April 29th. Their project was greeting card. They have worked on the priject for the past 6 weeks and held a cake sale in conjunction with a sale of their cards in the school hall.Well done children.
Congratulations to Rory Dalton, Eimear O Sullivan and Lorcan Ryan from Sixth Class who were winners at the Kerry Regional Finals of the ISTA Primary Science Quiz on Thursday night March 19th 2915 .
Congratulations to the debating team who won the County Final of the Debating Competition against Spa National School. The team were proposing the motion that "Ireland should leave the E.U.
It was a very close and tightly fought debate.This is the second time in three years Ardfert National School have won this competition.
Well done to Eimear O Sullivan, Christopher Egan, Lorcan Ryan, Rory Dalton, Sarah Lawlor and Padraig O Sullivan. Congratulations to their mentors Mrs Betty Stack and Joan Holland.
Credit Union Quiz
Congratulations to the Under 11 and Under 13 Quiz teams who came second in the Tralee Credit Union Quiz following a tie break.Well done to the U11 team of Fiachra O Connor, Donal O Sullivan Adam Renai and Jack Kearney and the U13 team of Lorcan Ryan, Sarah Lawlor, Brahim Renai and Rory Dalton. The children also took part in the County Final on March 1st at Ballyroe Heights where they performed very well on the day.
Congratulations to Jamie O Sullivan in third class who won the Fire Station Art Competition.Well done Jamie.
Road Safety Competition
Congratulations to Donal O Sullivan in fourth class and Brìd Courtney in fifth class who won the kerry County Council Road Safety Art Competition.
They were presented with their prizes in the Council chambers by The Mayor of Kerry John Brassil on December 16th.Well doneBrìd and Donal.
On Monday 15th December parents, teachers and pupils of Ardfert National School gathered on the school grounds to unveil an Artistic Memorial" to commemorate the opening of the school 40 years ago.(See Childrens work page for details)