4th Class

April 3, 2020

Dear parents and children,

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...

April 1, 2020

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.

You can also watch online, where you will...

March 18, 2020

One of the best online resources we use in the school is Twinkl, and they have put together some excellent School Closure Packs for parents of children from Junior Infants right through to 6th class.

To access, simply go to www.twinkl.ie, click JOIN, giving your own email address and the code IRLTWINKLHELPS

Once you are logged in, go to RoI Resources and you will see the School Closure Packs for each class level

March 9, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of our Book Cover Design competition, held during last week's Book Fair


Junior Infants - Max O'Rourke

Senior Infants - Lara Geraghty

1st Class - Clodagh Conway

2nd Class - Kate Riordan

3rd Class - Muireann Curran

4th Class - Eve O'Malley

5th Class - Liam Curran

6th Class - Grace McDonnell

March 5, 2020

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...

February 26, 2020

Football training will start up again after school today Wed 3-4pm and continue for 6 weeks

The cost is €15 for 6 weeks (paid to Brian McLoughlin)

(open to 4th, 5th and 6th classes)

February 13, 2020

The Cumman na mBunscol Handball games were held in An Sportlann Castlebar two weeks ago.  Newport NS fielded 8 players:

U11 Singles Girls: Holly McGee

U11 Doubles Girls: Melanie Fernandes and Caoilin Geraghty

U11 Boys Doubles: Dylan Sheridan and Nathan Moran

U13 Boys Doubles: Caolan Moran and Cillian Murphy

Pictured is Holly who represented Newport NS in the girls under 11’s singles and won Silver.  All the players played bril...

February 11, 2020

We were most impressed with this lovely poem written by Caoilin in 4th Class - the planet's future is a lot safer with children so passionate!

December 19, 2019

What a lovely day we all had at the Christmas Concert!

Thanks to everyone who helped in any way, including the Parent Association, all the staff, the pupils themselves, and of course the fantastic audience!

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