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210, 2013

St Mura’s visit Ulster American Folk Park

By |October 2nd, 2013|Extra Learning|0 Comments

St Mura’s day trip to The Ulster American Folk Park in Castletown, Omagh, County Tyrone. The students were able to follow the emigrant trail as they journeyed from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship leading to the log cabins of the American Frontier.

107, 2013

Summer Reading Programme

By |July 1st, 2013|After School, Extra Learning|0 Comments

Sign up for the 2013 Summer Reading Programme at Buncrana Community Library. Early registration from June 5th and continues throughout the summer holidays.


Read or listen to books and when returning books, your librarian will stamp your “Secret Agent Card”.

At the end of the summer, each child will receive a secret agent certificate!

This is a free programme that rewards reading.


2006, 2013

St Muras – Winners of Battle of the Books 2013 & 2014

By |June 20th, 2013|After School, Competitions, Extra Learning, General|0 Comments

Battle of the Books is a reading incentive programme for students aged 8 – 12; the aim is to encourage students to read good books and have fun whilst competing with peers.

The adopted theme was the ‘Battle of the Books’ – the initial quizzes were centred on books read during the BOB programme, and the students competed against their peers in their own schools in a quiz based on the content of those books. These ‘battles’ or quizzes took place in Buncrana Community Library this spring.

The next stage of the programme involved the winning team from each school competing against […]