School Life

We endeavour to ensure that every day in the life of a child in St Pats is an enjoyable, memorable and exciting one. Here is a just a sample of the activities, facilities & initiatives that we offer in our school:


  • School Hall
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) Room
  • Nurture Room
  • Aistear Room
  • School Library
  • School Garden
  • Chromebook Trolley – set of x32 devices for use in classrooms throughout the school
  • iPads for Station Teaching


  • Creative Schools Programme
  • Green Schools Programme
  • Discover Primary Maths & Science Award
  • Student Council
  • Literacy Lift-Off (Junior Classes)
  • TSI/Novel Study (Senior Classes)
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge
  • Active Schools Week
  • Religious Ceremonies every second year – First Confession/First Holy Communion (1st & 2nd classes in years ending with odd numbers i.e. 2023, 2o25 etc.) & Confirmation (5th & 6th classes in years ending with even numbers i.e. 2024, 2026 etc.)
  • Whole School Ceremonies of Creation & Light to celebrate all faiths.
  • Blue Star Programme


  • Trips around the city – museums, library, Christmas market, to the Claddagh fields, Salthill beach and even journeys further afield for school tours
  • Visiting Teachers/Coaches
  • Extra-Curricular Activities: Lego Club, Basketball, Gaelic Football, Brass Instruments, Guitar/Ukulele, Coding
  • Annual Sports Day
  • Debating – 6th classes
  • Credit Union Schools Quiz
  • Annual Carol Singing/Christmas Performances
  • Gaelic Football Blitzes & Cumann na mBunscol Competitions
  • FAI Primary 5’s