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Saint Patrick's High School, Keady, Co Armagh

European Awareness Day

14th Jun 2013
European Awareness Day

The day was a great success, started off with an Assembly organised by Sister Mercedes, she had children reading prayers in 10 different languages, a testimony to the diversity of St Patrick’s High Keady in the year 2013.

Each Department were holding their own events to celebrate European Awareness Day.


  • Discussion of European Poets
  • Write a poem or song
  • Check the newspapers for European news


  • All Year 10 pupils are doing a European quiz on member countries 
  • All Year 8/9 video clip on influence ofEuropeon our every day lives as consumers.


  • Play maths games using the Euro and other European currencies or distance from one capital to another
  • Quiz on European currency symbols

 Art & Design 

  • Art from across Europe- Gaudi inSpain, impressionism from France, Van Gogh fromNetherlands
  • Produce a collage with scenes from acrossEurope,
  • Make models of European landmarks;EiffelTower, Coliseum, Channel Tunnel, and Leaning Tower of Pisa


  • Look at different time zones and weather patterns
  • Size of population of member states
  • Start a European map marking the countries of origin or holiday destinations of pupils
  • Quiz on European flags

Language Dept 

  • Learn simple words in another language from European member countries
  • Design/write a holiday postcard in a different language
  • Competition to identify “hello”, “goodbye” in different European languages


  • Video conference with children in another European country
  • Make tourist brochure
  • Protect yourself against cyber crime  



  • National Anthems of member state countries
  • Sing popular songs in different languages
  • Famous European composers and singers


  • Design a poster giving information on a European scientist
  • French description of the elements


  • European dance e.g. Salsa, Flamenco. Tango, traditional national dance
  • Sports e.g. French “boules”


  • Main Religions of the European member countries
  • Say prayer at start and end of lesson in different languages


  • Famous European historical personalities
  • Famous European inventions
  • History of the European European Union 1957-2013

Home Economics 


 Business Studies 

  • Be an informed consumer, your rights as an European consumer


European Awareness Day 2013

European Awareness Day 2013

Crepe Making

Crepe Making

School Foyer

School Foyer

European Awareness Day 2013

European Awareness Day 2013