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Congratulations to Leanne Mahon (Fifth Class) who won first prize and Enya Murphy (Third Class) who was highly commended in the recent Leinster Irish Christmas Tree Growers Poetry Competition 2017. The competition was judged by the poet Gerald Dawe who is an internationally recognised writer and professor Emeritus and Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. Both pupils were given a Christmas tree by Joe Flynn and Leanne also received a cheque for €50. Congratulations girls and well done.
County Wexford Biodiversity Artwork Competition Winners: Four of our pupilks have won prizes in the County Wexford Biodiversity Artwork Competition and will be presented with their prizes at a special ceremong in Wexford Monday 26th June - Joint Second Prize Winners: Abbie Gahan (5th/6th ClassSection) and Dawid Kmiecik (5th/6th Class Section). First Prize Cora Murphy (3rd/4th Class Section) and Third Prize Chafia Flynn (3rd/4th Class Section).
Biodiversity Artwork Competition Winners: Congratulations to our ten pupils who won prizes in this year's County Wexford Biodiversity Artwork Competition. The winners are: Alex Moorhead: 1st Prize (Junior Infants), Chafia Flynn: Joint 2nd Prize (3rd & 4th Classes), Ailbhe Fortune & Amy Bolger: Joint 2nd Prize (3rd & 4th Classes), Kaylen Sunderland: Joint 3rd Prize (3rd & 4th Classes), Leanne Mahon: Joint 3rd Prize (3rd & 4th Classes), Zara Morris Keating: Joint 3rd Prize (3rd & 4th Classes), Bruno Dumana: Highly Commended (3rd & 4th Classes), Wiktoria Zaremba & Paulina Szeliga: Highly Commended (5th & 6th Classes). See the winning artwork here.
Beechdale Garden Centre's Design & Build a Scarecrow Competition: We had four winners in the competition: Zak Byrne Nolan, Jiri Bares and John Varghese, Paulina Farynik and Paulina Szeliga, Wiktoria Zaremba and Ola Bialko, Aaron Doyle Howard and Hubert Wielocha. See the winning entries here
Ferns Diocesan Pastoral Council & Christian Media Trust Poetry Competition: Congratulations to Paulina Farynik from Sixth Class who received a Highly Commended Award in the poetry competition.
Sightsavers Junior Painter Competition Awards: Congratulations to Paulina Szeliga (Sixth Class) and Chafia Flynn (Third Class) who were both highly commended in this year's Junior Painter Awards. They were presented with their certificates by Theresa Murray of Sightsavers on February 1st. Visit the Sightsavers Art Gallery to see their work and the other winning entries for this year's competition.
Credit Union Art Competition Winners: Congratulations to Emma Murphy (Fourth Class), Leanne Mahon (Third Class), Dawid Kmiecik (Fifth Class), Ella Byrne (First Class), Mairead Mahon (Fourth Class), Evie O'Hagan (Second Class) and Paulina Szeliga (Sixth Class) who were this year's winners. A special congratulations to Dawid Kmiecik who won the overall prize for his category.
Bank of Ireland Art Competition Winners: Congratulations to our four winners in the BOI Art Competition: Senior Section: 1st Prize: Paddy Scott (Third Class), 2nd Prize: Cora Murphy (Third Class) and in the Junior Section: 1st Prize: Emily Jones (Senior Infants) and 2nd Prize: Bartlomiej Krzak (Second Class).
Christmas Recycling Decoration Competition Winner: Congratulations to Dawid Kmiecik (5th class) who won the Overall Prize for the County Wexford Recycling Decoration Competition this year. To see his Christmas Trees click here.
1st Place: Caroline Micner Swiac. Weight of car: 147g. Number of rubber bands used: 2. Actual Distance covered in race: 8.95m and 11.3m
2nd Place: Lauren Jordan. Weight of car: 200g. Number of rubber bands used: 5. Actual Distance covered in race: 5.23m and 6.76m
3rd Place: Robert & Chafia Flynn. Weight of car: 200g. Number of rubber bands used: 10. Actual Distance covered in race: 6.44m
2nd Place: Wiktor Krol (Third Class). Wiktor's estimate of how far the car would travel: 5m 54cm. Wiktor's car weighed 52g and travelled 3m 86cm.
3rd Place: Clodagh Byrne (Fourth Class). Clodagh's estimate of how far the car would travel: 5m. Clodagh's car weighed 53g and covered 3m 48 cm.
4th Place: Oskar Ajdukiewicz (Third Class). Oskar's estimate of how far the car would travel: 4m. Oskar's car travelled 3m 20cm before it collided with spectators, so it probably would have travelled several metres more.
Wexford County Council's Biodiversity Art Competition Winners: Congratulations to our nine winners in this year’s Biodiversity Art Competition: Dawid Kmiecik (4th class), Leanne Mahon (2nd class), Daniel Morzywolek (Junior Infants), Ailbhe Fortune (2nd class), Natalai Waksmundzka (Junior Infants), Lauren Jordan (2nd class), Chafia Flynn (2nd class), Nina Sukopova (Senior Infants) and Natalia Ryl (4th class).
Building Safety Competition Winners: Our school has won two of the four top prizes in the HSA Building Safety Competition for primary schools in Wexford. We congratulate Ailbhe Fortune (Second Class) and Dawid Kmiecik (Fourth Class) who were both presented with cheques for €50 in Kilkenny. They both collaborated alongside a professional artist and writer from Kids' Own Publishing Company to create new artwork and to write a new book entitled "Building Safety" which will be published and circulated to all primary schools in Ireland. Congratulations to both Ailbhe and Dawid - we are very proud of you both.
"Yeats Among School Children Competition": Congratulations to Robyn Markey, Sixth Class who has been successful in the "Yeats Among School Children Competition 2015". Robyn's work will feature in a special book inspired by the poetry of WB Yeats. The publication is also one of Ireland's official decade of commemorations events. Robyn also received a cheque for €50 from Dr. Sean O'Leary of County Wexford Education Centre in recognition of her success. Well done Robyn.
Credit Union Art Competition Winners (January 2015): Congratulations: Emer Kearney (First: 11 - 13 yrs), Paulina Szeliga (Second: 11 -13 yrs), James Black (Third: 11 - 13 yrs), Conor Burke (First: 8 - 10 yrs), Amy Bolger (Second: 8 - 10 yrs), Mairead Mahon (Third: 8 - 10 yrs), Oskar Jawor (First: 7 yrs and under), Faye O'Neill Redmond (Second: 7 yrs and under) and Tosia Lesiow (Third: 7 yrs and under).
Credit Union Table Quiz Competition: Congratulations to our Under 11 Table Quiz team who came second in the recent Credit Union Table Quiz: Conor Burke, Matthew Skelly, Caoimhe Jordan and Leah Morris (all from Fourth Class). They each received €20 prize money. Congratulations also to the Under 13 team of Tommy D Lampaert-Atkinson, David Furlong, Mark Sweeney and Cian Delaney (all from Sixth Class) who came third. They each received €15 prize money.
Bank of Ireland Art Competition Winners (January 2015): Congratulations to Katie Butler (Fifth Class) and Nan Connors (First Class) who won 1st and 2nd prize in the Bank of Ireland Art Competition for Primary Schools.
Christmas Decorations from Recycled Materials (December 2014): Congratulations to Dawid Kmiecik, Fourth Class who won Third Prize in the Christmas Recycling Decoration Competition run by Wexford County Council. Dawid received his prize at a special awards ceremony in the County Hall, Wexford.
Bunclody Vocational School Open Day Art Competition (November 2014): Congratulations to Carrie-Anne Nolan who won First Prize (€30 voucher) and Emer Kearney who won Second Prize (€10 voucher).
Biodiversity Artwork Competition Winner (June 2014): Congratulations to Bartlomiej Krzak from Senior Infants who won second prize in this year's Biodiversity Artwork Competition. He received his prize from artist Don Conroy at a special awards ceremeony in the County Council's offices in Carricklawn, Wexford.
Signs of Spring Photo Competition: Congratulations to Mollie Kinsella (Fourth Class) who won a digital camera in our photo competition. Mollie captured photos of the primrose, frogspawn, hawthorn and horse chestnut to show that spring had arrived. You can see all the photos here
Mental Health Essay Competition Winners January 2014: Congratulations to Alan Carton, Eli Byrne, Bronagh Judge and Eve Furlong who won prizes in the Wexford Mental Health Essay Competition. A special congratulations to Eve Furlong who won the overall second place in the county.
More Doodle4Google Competition Success: Congratulations to Chafia Flynn who has reached the final of the Doodle4Google competition. See her doodle here.
Doodle4Google Success February 2014: Congratulations to Chafia Flynn (First Class) and Mairead Mahon (Second Class) who both reached the semi-finals of the Doodle4Google Competition.
Credit Union Table Quiz Success February 2014: Congratulations to both our senior & junior table quiz teams on their success in winning both sections of the Credit Union Table Quiz. Over 240 children from all the schools in the Bunclody area took part so we are delighted to achieve success in both sections. The senior team was: Eli Byrne, Riona Byrne, Eve Furlong and Andrew Skelly. The junior winning team was: Doireann Ni Bhroin, Rory Byrne, Robert Flynn and Aoibhe Redmond. Both teams will now take part in the area finals.
Walk on Wednesdays Poetry & Art Competition Winners January 2014: Congratulations to our winners in the WOW Competition: Megan O'Neill (6th class), Caoimhe Jordan (3rd class), Dawid Kmiecik (3rd class), Robyn Markey (5th class), Rory Byrne (4th class), Mark Sweeney (5th class) , Andrew Skelly (6th class), Roise Dunbar (2nd class), Lauren Jordan (1st class), Evie O'Hagan (Senior Infants), Mia Dunne (Senior Infants), Ben Cullen Mountain (Junior Infants) and Caroline Micner Swiac (2nd class). You can read their poems on on school's website.
Credit Union Chapter 9 Art Competition Winner December 2013: Congratulations to Lili Markey who won the Chapter 9 Credit Union Art Competition. Her entry now goes forward to the national finals.
Art Competition Winner October 2013 : Congratulations to Caroline Micner Swiac (Second Class) who won prizes in both the Carnew Musical Society Poster Competition and in the Glanbia Art Competition this week. Caroline was presented with her prizes at the school's weekly assembly.
Credit Union Art Competition Winners October 2013 : Congratulations to the nine winning students from our school who won prizes in the Credit Union Art Competition. The presentation of prizes by Eugene McDonough, Manager of Bunclody Credit Union took place in the Sunday School, Church Road on Saturday 23rd November. The winning pupils were: Under 7 Section: Luke Burke, Lili Markey and Amy Bolger. 8 – 10 Years Section: Ben Power, Dawid Kmiecik and Paulina Szeliga. 11 – 13 Years Section: Marcin Krzak, Caitlin Dunbar and James Black. Special congratulations to Lili Markey who won the overall Under 7 Section, to James Black who won the overall 11 - 13 years Section and to Paulina Szeliga who came second in the overall 8 - 10 Section.
Celebration of the Honeybee Art Competition Winner September 2013: Congratulations to Chafia Flynn (First Class) who won the overall junior section in County Wexford's Celebration of the Honeybee Art Competition. She received a €50 voucher for arts & crafts materials. Congratulations Chafia.
Farm Safety Art Competition Winner (May 2013): Congratulations to Chafia Flynn (Senior Infants) who won first prize in the Farm Safety Art Competition (Junior & Senior Infants Section) and who received €75. In addition to the €75 prize money Chafia participated in a creative workshop with Kids' Own Publishing Partnership - Ireland's only dedicated publisher of books by children, for children - and created a brand new book about farm safety, which will be published and distributed to primary schools nationwide. Congratulations Chafia.
Doodle4Google Competition Winner (April 2013): Congratulations to Chafia Flynn (Senior Infants) who has won her age category in the Doodle4Google Competition 'My Invention ...' She won a Chromebook laptop for herself and one for her teacher Miss Sinnott. She received her prizes in the Google Headquarters in Dublin on Monday 15th April. Congratulations Chafia!
AIB Easter Art Competition winners (March 2013): Congratulations to Conor Burke (Second Class) who won the AIB Easter Art Competition Under 8 section and to Chelsea Sunderland (Sixth Class) who won the Over 8 section. The winners were presented with their prizes and a signed Kerry football jersey by senior Kerry football star Colm Cooper during the Easter holidays.
INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition (March 2013): Congratulations to Lili Markey (Junior Infants) who won the INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition. She will receive her prize at a special ceremony in the Riverside Hotel, Enniscorthy on Monday 11th March. Her teacher Miss Kelly, the principal Mr. Roberts and her parents Tony & Gillian Markey are all invited to the presentation of prizes. Congratulations and well done Lili.
Credit Union Table Quiz Winners (February): Congratulations to all our fifth and sixth pupils who took part in the Primary Schools Credit Union Table Quiz in the Millrace Hotel on Sunday 3rd February and in particular to the winning team of Adam Raleigh (6th class), William Dunne (6th class), Ríona Byrne (5th class) and Eli Byrne (5th class).
Christmas Decorations from Recycled Materials (December 2012): Two pupils from our school won prizes in the Christmas Decorations Competition run by Wexford County Council. Congratulations to Leanne Mahon (Senior Infants) and Arran Murray (First Class) who received their prizes in Wexford County Council offices at Carricklawn.
Credit Union Art Competition Winners (November 2012): Under 7: Mairead Mahon, 8 to 10 Years: Alison Berry, 11 to 13 Years: Kayleigh Murphy. The three winners received their prizes in Bunclody Credit Union.
Write a Letter Competition (September 2012): The winners in this competition were: Luke Burke (Senior Infants), Sam Lonergan (First Class), Ben Markey (Second Class), Amelia Murphy (Third Class), Wiktoria Dominiak (Fifth Class), Michael Connors (Fifth Class), Eli Byrne (Fifth Class) and Hayley Byrne (Sixth Class). Winners received a €10 voucher for Ken Black Toys in Carlow.
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