Welcome to our school’s website. We hope to give you a glimpse of our school life and to keep you up to date with our latest news and events.
Our school is situated in the village of Watergrasshill, 10 miles from Cork city. We are a co-educational school with seventeen mainstream teachers, one ASD Unit (Watercress) and six Learning Support/ Resource Teachers. Currently we have 426 children attending the school.

Mission Statement

In Watergrasshill we strive to make our National School a place of education and development, where each child is cherished and encouraged to reach his/her potential.

School News

Walk in Red Day!

To end our 10 Day travel challenge we held a ‘Walk in Red Day’ in aid of Turkey and Syria. It was a great success. Juniors and Seniors walked to the plaza and 1st - 6th walked the ring of the village. Thank you for all the generous donations. We held a...

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Pizza Party!

First Class were delighted when Argentina won the World Cup! The Student Council held a draw at the beginning of the competition and each class had two teams. Ms Warner’s First Class were the winners with Argentina. Their prize was a pizza...

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Christmas Week in Watergrasshill NS

Ms Cussen's 6th class took some time out on Monday to enjoy hot chocolate and biscuits whilst participating in a Christmas Quiz. A great start to Christmas week!! Both 2nd Classes had a fantastic time Monday on a zoom call with Gary from Picker...

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Christmas Fun in 1st Class

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Moanbaun Eco Study

Here is the link to the Moanbaun Eco Study, well worth a visit! https://www.watergrasshill.com/moanbaunwood-signalposts-qr1/ [gallery order="ASC" itemtag="dl" icontag="dt" captiontag="dd" columns="3" link="file" size="thumbnail"...

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Science Week 2022

Junior Infants had great fun investigating and experimenting for Science Week! There was great excitement in Ms Warner's 1st Class for Science Week. The children used baking soda and vinegar to inflate a balloon! Ms O' Leary's 2nd Class learned about...

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Special Visit by Alison Bergin

We had a very special visitor to our school today, World Champion rower, Alison Bergin. Alison is a past pupil of our school and was delighted when the Active School Committee invited her to come in and promote our 4wks of Active Breaks. Huge thanks to...

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New Bike Shelter

Well done to the Green Schools Committee who arranged for the installation of a fantastic new bike shelter. We hope this will encourage more people to cycle to school. Thanks to Green Schools Ireland and An Tasice. [gallery order="ASC"...

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Halloween 2022

The Student Council organised and ran a Halloween Disco for the boys and girls today. It was a huge success and the children had so much fun! As voted by the Student Council, the best dressed staff member was Ms Warner as Cruella de Vil. The overall best...

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School Newsletter Sept – Oct 2022

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