Senior Infants

July 27, 2020

Big Congratulations to Cillian, who will be starting 1st Class in September.  He is the winner of the FARM SAFETY COMPETITION run by the Field recently!

They commented: "Cillian, you are an amazing little farmer and farm safety officer with great knowledge and sense for #farmsafety - keep doing what you're doing, you are a great inspiration!"

Well done Cillian!

June 25, 2020

2020/21 Book Lists are now available to download from the DOWNLOADS-BOOK LISTS page

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.

The an...

June 25, 2020

End of Year report cards are now available for parents.

You can view your child(ren)'s report card(s) securely on the Aladdin Connect home page.

June 8, 2020

This year Cillian and his family took part in the Incredible Edibles school / family challenge

They were delighted to WIN the Family Friday feature for this in May and were in the Top 10 in the Grand Final

Cilllian and Aoife are delighted with their great achievement and can’t wait for all their vegetables to grow!

May 28, 2020

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.

RTÉ Home School Hub

PAWS is now on the RTE Home Sc...

April 10, 2020

Cillian's mum has sent us this great clip of him from the RTE School Hub Extra broadcast Thursday 9th April

He's obviously enjoying his homeschooling in the field - Maith an buachaill!

April 7, 2020

Well done to Cillian from Senior Infants who made the front page of this week's Mayo News, and also featured on Midwest Radio and the Farmers Journal!

We hope you are all enjoying the Spring sunshine and the lovely sight of the new lambs in the fields.

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, 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

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