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  • Chocolate Apples - Take Two!

    October 28th 2016 Chocolate Apples - Take Two! Before they left school yesterday, the boys and girls in Ms Mulcair's Junior Infant Class received the last stamp they needed to be awarded 'Choose Time'. After seeing the fun their friends in Ms Geraghty...
  • Disney Scarecrows

    October 28th 2016 Disney Scarecrows   The students in Mr Beehan's Sixth Class have been very busy over the last few weeks designing and building four scarecrows. The theme chosen was Disney characters. The children split into four groups and after...
  • Chocolate Apples

    October 27th 2016 Chocolate Apples   The boys and girls in Ms Geraghty's Junior Infant Class have been so good lately that they collected enough stamps to be awarded 'Choose Time'. As Halloween is just around the corner, Ms Geraghty suggested maki...
  • Camogie Training for Beginners

    October 26th 2016 Camogie Training for Beginners   Every Monday during the month of October, Ms Murphy and Mrs Collins held camogie training for girls in first and second class. The girls all listened well to the instructions and performed well on...
  • It's Planting Time!

    October 25th 2016 It's Planting Time! In January and February next year, when it seems like Winter will never end, those first signs of Spring cheer us up and promise better weather ahead. One sure sign of Spring is when the hardy crocus pushes its wa...
  • Jack O'Lantern

    October 24th 2016 Jack O'Lantern A Jack O'Lantern is a carved pumpkin lantern associated with the holiday of Halloween. But the original Jack O'Lantern was actually a carved turnip! In the 19th and 20th centuries, as pumpkins did not exist in Ireland,...
  • Halloween Art

    October 21st 2016 Halloween Art   I'm sure many of you have seen the amazing Autumn sunsets throughout the last month. The colours range from yellow, orange, red, pink, magenta to purple, blue, brown and black. At the moment, you can see many of t...
  • Aistear

    October 20th 2016 Aistear   Aistear is an early years curriculum developed in 2009 by NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) and designed specifically for children between birth and six years of age. The word Aistear is the Irish wo...
  • We Belong...

    October 18th 2016 We Belong...   The students in Mrs Farrell's First Class have been covering the topic 'We Belong' in their Religion lessons. They learned that we belong to many different groups - we each belong in our family, the school communit...
  • Nature Walk with Friends

    October 14th 2016 Nature Walk with Friends   The boys and girls from Ms Geraghty's Junior Infant Class enjoyed a wonderful nature walk this morning with their new friends from Mrs Connaughton's Sixth Class. The search for leaves of many colours, c...
  • Gombati

    October 7th 2016 Gombati   The students in Mr Beehan's Sixth Class have been learning all about Romania. Luckily, they have an expert in their midst in Naomi Muresan. Naomi told her classmates many interesting facts about Romania and today she eve...
  • Westmeath A.A.I. Cross Country

    October 3rd 2016 Westmeath A.A.I. Cross Country Conor Casey and Patrick Finnerty from Ms Kiernan's and Mrs Slevin's Second Classes respectively, took part in round 1 of the Westmeath A.A.I (Athletic Association of Ireland) Cross Country Championsh...
  • Cuid de Coirp

    October 2nd 2016 Cuid de Coirp   During their Irish lessons, the boys and girls in Ms Hamill's Senior Infant Class have been learning all about our body parts. The children then split up into groups and designed a person and attached the names of ...
  • Autumn Art

    October 1st 2016 Autumn Art   When it comes to inspiration for Art lessons, we need look no further than Nature. Mrs Walters' Third Class did just that. While enjoying a Nature walk, they collected leaves in the various shades of autumnal colours ...
  • Art is Fun!

    September 30th 2016 Art is Fun! The students in Ms Hamill's Senior Infant Class love art! After reading the story of 'Elmer' by David Mc Kee, the children came together to create a giant Elmer of their own. Elmer was a brightly coloured patchwork el...
  • The Five Senses

    September 25th 2016 The Five Senses   The five senses are taste, sight, touch, smell and hearing. Our senses allow us to learn, to protect ourselves and enjoy the world around us. The senses usually work together but if one sense is not working du...
  • Playground Games Revival - Sixth Class

    September 23rd 2016 Playground Games Revival In recent years, there have been many surveys reporting the decline of traditional outdoor games. Modern technology has revolutionised the way people work, live and play and while technology has improved ou...
  • Playground Games Revival

    September 23rd 2016 Playground Games Revival In recent years, there have been many surveys reporting the decline of traditional outdoor games. Modern technology has revolutionised the way people work, live and play and while technology has improved ou...
  • Learning Through Play

    September 19th 2016 Learning Through Play   Play is the highest form of research - Albert Einstein Children love to play with their toys. Toys are fun, but toys are also the tools that help children learn about themselves and the world around t...
  • Settling in Well!

    September 13th 2016 Settling in Well Our new junior infants are settling in well in their new surroundings. By now, many are walking to class on their own in the mornings, eager to start the day! Tomorrow will be their last short day. From Thursday, t...