Welcome to our School Website.
Céad Míle Fáilte go Láithreán Scoil Ghormáin Naofa, Baile an Cáisleáin.
We hope that you enjoy your visit to our site and that you learn about all the activities we are involved in here in Scoil Ghormáin Naofa.
Is mise le meas,
Our corridors are already awash with artwork and interesting displays! Click the link to browse……. http://castletownnationalschool.ie/gallery/2439-2/
This term, our students are having great fun with the lunch time league. Mr. Breen has organised a fantastic league and it is great to see students taking on the role of referee. Our new Sports Code of Conduct reminds us that the referee’s decision is final! It is not an easy job but our students are playing and refereeing fairly. Well done all!
This term, we are focusing on the Narrative Genre. Our whole school is working on this theme. We are running a writing competition and the theme is Hallowe’en. Our students are currently planning what they will write about. I can’t wait to read their spooky stories! There will be prizes for winners from each class. I will post some pictures of our Working Literacy Wall when we hang up winners’ entries.
Good luck everyone!!
Hello everyone, we are delighted to welcome you back to another exciting school year! We have some new members of staff; our new teachers are Niamh ní Shúilleabháin , Orla Morris and Sarah Carroll and our new SNAs are Fiona Byrne, Sharon Power and Angie Barnes.
We are looking forward to focusing on STEM as an area of interest this year. We are also implementing the new Primary Language Curriculum and Physical Literacy has been identified as our area for School Self Evaluation.
I have attached a file of photos of our new junior infants who are settling in really well!
First Day Pics
At Sports Day, we had the pleasure of raising our new Biodiversity flag for the first time! We congratulated Ms. McDevitt and the Green School Committee on their hard work and praised how they made the initiative so interactive for all the students. Our green school committee will be rewarded with ice cream and pizza before the school year is out!
We were thrilled to welcome our incoming junior infants on Friday. They were brought to meet their new teacher, Ms. Whittle and they had a look around their new classroom. Thanks to our 6th class students who buddied up with them to make them feel at home. They had their faces painted and then participated in a fun race for which they all received a participation medal.
Many thanks to Ruth and Daniel who facilitated the uniform sale and to Rochella who welcomed our new families to our school community on behalf of the Parents’ Association.
In order to support your child’s learning, you might like to access the following sites
For more information on the new Primary Language Curriculum , check out http://www.curriculumonline.ie
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