All books are available to purchase from local bookshops including McLoughlin's Westport, Eason's Castlebar and Castle Books, Castlebar. A copy of all book lists will be made available to these bookshops NEXT WEEK for reference.
If you applied for a Book Grant, please do not purchase any books until you have received your Book Grant.
Water Safety Ireland's PAWS (Primary Aquatics Water Safety) programme outlines the essential life-saving guidelines that every child needs to know. Learn skills that can save lives. PAWS delivers invaluable lessons that are simple common sense. Every parent is more than qualified to guide their children through them, and all lessons have been adapted to facilitate home learning.
I hope that you are all keeping well and are happy at home. This has been a trying time for everyone. Despite being very confined you are doing very well.
Thank you for completing lessons and for keeping up with your schoolwork. Today marks the start of the Easter break which will run for the next two weeks. Children should take a break from formal lessons and enjoy playing and resting. Your teachers w...
To supplement the work children are doing at home as guided by their own teachers, check out RTE's Home School Hub. The ‘virtual classroom’ airs on RTE2 from 11am to 12pm. Later on in the day, RTE Home School Extra will air as a catch-up programme at 4.15pm.
Great to see the whole country pulling together to make sure our children don't miss out during this challenging time.
I hope ye are all holding up OK during this time of social distancing. I know that it is a very different time for all of us and that everyone is trying to manage it in their own way.
Since the closure has been extended from 9 to 14 school days, I am going to make some extra suggestions for schoolwork for those of you who would like to set more work for your children for next week...
Thanks to the Mayo News who featured our in-house election, which was run by the children of 6th class. The pupils of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes all got to vote using realistic ballot papers. Check out the full story...