Awards & Achievments

Debating Champions 2018


Winners: St. Mary’s National School (2018)


Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards – This award is given out for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) work in primary schools all over the country to institutions that have really captured a whole school approach to engaging students in science, and schools that are starting this journey with a few of their classes

Winner: Sinead Clarken (2014)



The RDS Primary Science Fair encourages primary school teachers to focus on developing students’ scientific skills by investigating a question or problem. Through working together to question, observe, record and then make sense of what they find, students develop core life skills which provide them with a strong foundation for their future path in life

Participating Year: 2013


The Texaco Children’s Art Competition aims to support and encourage children through art – it is a testament to the enduring innocence of childhood and to the power and inventiveness of a child’s imagination.


Yoma Natufe, Age 8 (2011, Category E Special Merit)

Casey Quinn, Age 6 (2011, Category F Special Merit)



Each year the Agri Aware Art Competitions promote Farm and the Countryside in schools.

Winner: Israel Kimazo

Farm and Countryside Safety Competition 2013



The aims of the Tidy Towns Competition are: to promote a sense of pride in our town and to encourage the children to support Athlone Tidy Town’s campaign & to develop an awareness of litter and to promote the use of litter bins.

Winner: Best Litter Free School, 2012 & 2014


Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Flags Awarded:

1. Litter and waste

2. Energy

3. Water

4. Travel

5. Biodiversity


The Credit Union Art Competition is about encouraging and rewarding self expression, creativity and imagination among young artists throughout Ireland

Christmas 2013: 1st prize


The Westmeath County Council Environmental Awareness Art Competition encourages environmental awareness and facilitates educational workshops to raise awareness of litter and its effects on the environment

2012 Winner of Outdoor Classroom

2013 Winner of the Living Larder- Kaitlin Warby