STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are critically important disciplines for modern society. They empower our citizens in so many important ways. Science and Mathematics provide answers to the fundamental questions of nature and enable us to understand the world around us.

STEM News

Science Week 2022

Science week in Killoughteen N.S saw all classes conducting some very interesting experiments. Both the Junior Infant classes joined together for science stations and completed 4 great activities. They made raisins ‘dance’ by adding them to sparkling water with baking...

Table Toppers – October 2022

On Thursday the 22nd, we had our Table Toppers competition at school. The children are always very excited and look forward to the event. We had excellent tables skills on display again this year by all pupils in all classes. We had 3 pupils from each class selected...

Analog Robotics Competition – June 18th 2022

Analog Robotics competition 2022: When we arrived at Analog Devices they handed us our lanyards with our names and school on them; we were then shown to our work stations by the very helpful staff. We began building the main body of our robot and programmed the...

Killoughteen NS Fundraiser Launch

On Tuesday evening last, May 17th 2022 Killoughteen NS hosted a cookery demonstration and launched a fundraiser in the Longcourt House Hotel. Wade Murphy, award winning chef, owner of 1826 restaurant in Adare and TV chef on the RTE Today Show led the show and made it...

Table Toppers Easter 2022

On Tuesday, April 5th, pupils in Killoughteen NS were all set to compete for the title of 'Table Toppers Champion' Fourth class were the title holders heading into the competition. Daniel McMahon had won the title for his class at Halloween. Three pupils were chosen...

STEPS Young Engineers Award

Both 3rd and 4th class engaged with the STEPS Young Engineers Award from September to December 2021. The STEPS Young Engineers Award encourages 3rd and 4th class pupils and their teachers to explore the world of engineering by developing an engineering project that...

STEM in Term 1

All the classes in Killoughteen N.S engaged with plenty of science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during term 1 of this school year. Junior infants got their first taste of engineering when they covered the theme of ‘Houses and Homes’ in November....

6th Class Science and STEM.

For Science Week 2021, the theme was "Our future homes".  The children explored the properties of an energy efficient house.  The children researched the features of a home with an excellent BER rating.  The children then applied their knowledge to design and make a...