Information for Parents

Websites Our School Recommends

Starting school

www.scoilnet.ie is the Department of Education and Science’s official portal for Irish education. It offers games, crosswords, interactive quizzes, research and resources for teachers, students and parents pertaining to the primary school curriculum.

Maths

English

Gaeilge

Environment

  • Askaboutireland.ie
    learning zone for primary school students of all levels from ENFO. Lots of information on the Environment, Geography as well as all our favourite subjects.
  • Green Schools
    Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.
  • Solar System
    a website where you can learn all about the solar system.
  • Shore Thing
    games and exciting activities from the RNLI. See how fit you have to be to become a lifeguard, launch a lifeboat to rescue people in trouble and much more.
  • Astronomy for Kids
    is a fun way to explore Space, the planets and moons.
  • Earthview
    is a website that allows you to see the Earth from all the different satellites that are orbiting our planet. Just select any one of the hundreds of satellites and enjoy the view.

Science

  • PrimaryScience.ie
    this website shows how important science is to our everyday lives and more importantly how much fun it can be!
  • Planet-Science.com
    provides lots of interesting science resources for primary school pupils.

Competitions

  • Texaco Art Competition
    This is the website of the nationwide Texaco annual art competition. Watch this space for details.

Fun Activities

  • FunBrain.com
    has lots of fun educational games to play.
  • Crosswords
    This website has any number of crosswords in any subject.
  • Science Games
    This is an amazing link to science based games.
  • Chess for Kids
    This site has all you ever need to know about the game of chess
  • Top Marks
    is an excellent educational website that can help you with research for your class projects or your homework.