Faughart Community National School

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In line with govenment strategy, in Faughart Community National School we aim to provide the highest quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering amd Maths) education experience for all our pupils that nurtures curiosity, inquiry, problem-solving, creativity, ethical behaviour, confidence, and persistence, along with the excitement of collaborative innovation.

STEM Policy  STEM Statement

STEM Information for Parents

The Discover Primary Science and Maths Programme (DPSM) is part of Science Foundation Ireland’s Education and Public Engagement Programme, which aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and members of the public.

In Faughart Community National School this year we are currently working towards achieving a Plaque of STEM Excellence for deeper engagement with STEM, whole school involvement and external science engagement.

There are many steps that we have all have to complete to achieve this award. 

Step 1 Science

Provide evidence of the children engaging in hands-on science investigations in school (indoors or outdoors). 

  • Materials
  • Environmental awareness and care

AND

Space Week

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/59-space-week-2018

 

Science Week

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/71-science-week-2018

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/73-intel-mini-scientist-competition-and-school-science-exhibition

 

Step 2 Technology (ICT)

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/64-how-to-sleep-well-on-halloween-night-videos

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/86-excellent-electric-quizzes

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/77-room-1-clips-ipad-project-an-aimsir

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/72-battle-of-faughart-700-year-anniversary

 

 

Step 3 Engineering

http://faughartcns.ie/index.php/latest-news/79-intel-mini-scientist-regional-final-winners