Parents As many of you will recall, we never finished the 2020 Silver Circle due to the school closure in March. Lots of people had paid money to enter into 5 weeks of draws, and we only got to complete 2 weeks of these, so we will do the final 3 weeks of draws between now and Christmas. (This is for people who have already paid money in - we are not asking anyone to collect more money) The draws will take place as follows: Friday 4 December Friday 11 December Friday 18 Decem
What a day 2nd class had in Brackloon Woods! Under the expert guidance of Ged from Terra Firma they discovered so many things and learned so much. More details to follow, but in the meantime, enjoy the photos...
We got busy in Senior Infants and explored what happens if you drop raisins into normal water versus sparkling water - the result- the raisins sink to the bottom in normal water but dance to the top in the sparkling water. This is because the bubbles gather around the raisins, making them lighter and therefore cause them to float! We also explored what happens when you drop a peeled orange vs an unpeeled orange into a container of water and we had lots of fun making rainbows
We would like to say a big THANK YOU to parent Clodagh McGovern or EyeWorld who very thoughtfully donated anti-fog wipes to the school for all the children (and staff!) who wear reading glasses and are struggling with masks. The children in 3rd class have now carried out a scientific experiment to test how well they work and have given them the thumbs up!
Dear Parents, We are all settled well back into work after the very welcome Halloween break. Some of you got in touch to see how we might manage the storage of winter gear. Teachers are happy for you to send in the wellies in a bag which can be left hanging on the child's coat hook in anticipation of the days which might be rainy. We had originally decided to send out a written report instead of the usual parent teacher meeting. However teachers feel that a two way communicat
We are delighted to welcome back Brian McLoughlin this term. He will be starting up his sports training classes this week. Timetable below. Children should WEAR THEIR PE GEAR for this coaching, as well as on their assigned PE days WEDNESDAYS: (ie starting TOMORROW 4 NOV) 09:45 2nd Class 10:15 3rd Class 11:15 Junior Infants 11:45 Senior Infants 12:15 4th Class 13:30 1st Class 14:00 6th Class 14:30 5th Class