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

Sciath na Scol Finals

22nd May 2023- what a day! The girls and boys camogie and hurling teams represented the school in the Sciath na Scol finals. The weather played it's part with Pairc Uí Chaoimh providing the backdrop on a sundrenched Monday afternoon. The girls were up...

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Food Dudes Award

Our school was recently presented with a plaque from Food Dudes Ireland for our participation in the First National, 3 year cycle of Food Dudes. This initiative creates a positive experience with food at an early age. The programme brings about significant...

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Scooter Skills Workshop

A glorious day was had in the sunshine last Thursday and Friday for our Scooter Skills Workshop. A massive thank you to Jennifer Cooney from Green Schools for such a fun, active and educational workshop. The children had a fantastic time! [video...

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School Newsletter – March

Here is our school newsletter for March. March 2023 [gallery order="ASC" itemtag="dl" icontag="dt" captiontag="dd" columns="3" link="file" size="thumbnail" style="mosaic" caption="title" thumb_width="75" thumb_height="75"...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí spórt agus spraoi againn ag damhsa sa halla ar maidin i gcomhair Seachtain na Gaeilge. Bhain na páistí go léir an taitneamh as an gCéilí! Bhí seo faiseanta ar súil i rang a haon inniu! Gach duine gléasta in éadaí glasa agus an ‘paparazzi’ ag féachaint...

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Engineer’s Week 2023

Junior Infants took part in Engineers Week by constructing different models using matchsticks, spaghetti and blu tack. They loved coming up with ideas and trying to figure out how to keep them together! Senior Infants designed and made Marble Mazes for...

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Wellbeing Week 2023

Junior Infants - 2nd class had great fun practicing yoga with Ms. Duggan on Monday as part of our Wellbeing Week. Exercise, in any form, is key to maintaining good mental health. 3rd & 4th classes enjoyed participating in a healthy eating &...

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World Book Day 2023

Mr. Murphy’s 6th class really enjoyed organising and running a World book Day treasure hunt looking for books covers designed by the class. They were hidden around the school and playground and other classes had to find them on a map. Senior Infants...

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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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