GAA: Hurling and Football

SPN are very successful in the Sciath na Scol competitions having won out the Football in 2019

Baking and cooking:

We have full cooking facilities at SPN where we often have visiting chefs as well as our own resident bakers cooking up a storm


In SPN we have very talented musicians on our staff. We also have Mr Heffernan who visits teaching the tin whistle.


We have a very talented school of chess players winning many prizes at school competitions


We have a visiting coach from Bandon Rugby club to teach the boys the basic skills of rugby in a fun environment.


The older boys get to design, measure, plan and create wooden projects as part of a team.

School Garden

With thanks to the Convent we have the use of a plot to create a beautiful garden which has won highly commended awards in the Cork schools competition every year.

Horse riding

Our ASD classes go to a riding school regularly. It is a a great attraction for the children.


With the use of the convent gardens and school grounds the children get to experience the skill and thrill of orienteering

SESE Trips

The classes get to visit sites linked to topics learned in History, Geography and Science


At SPN we know how important the development of science is to our future. We follow a full science progam as well as visiting scientists from UCC Tyndall as well as regular visits to the lifetime lab

Visiting Guards, Ambulance Service, Fire Service an RLNI

Tractor Driving Skills

We are committed to producing the best tractor drivers in the country