Monthly Archives: March 2019

Grandparents’ Day

What a wonderful time we had last Friday, celebrating Grandparents’ Day! We deferred the date so that travelling grandparents could avail of the Bank Holiday time with their families. The day started with a beautiful Mass concelebrated by Fr. John and Fr. David. 6th class played tin whistle and there was beautiful music throughout. Many children read prayers and brought gifts. Thank you to Ms. Byrne for her hard work. After the Mass, our wonderful Parents’ Association provided a lovely reception with treats donated by our families. The reception area was beautifully decorated in appreciation of our special guests, our grandparents. Each class performed their festival piece for grandparents which … Continue reading

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Céilí rehearsal – Seachtain na Gaeilge

Check out the cuteness of this buddy rehearsal for our céilí this Thursday for Seachtain na Gaeilge! Many thanks to 3rd/4th class for teaching their younger counterparts the steps! We hope it stays fine for Thursday!! 3ba94c6f-30bb-4a50-a818-ac37cda9c336

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Arklow Music Festival

Wow – what a week we had performing in various competitions at Arklow Music Festival. Each class entered and I was immensely proud of all their performances! A special word of congratulations must go to Mr. Breen and Ms. ní Shuileabháin who won first prize for their rendition of ‘There’s a Monster in the Garden’, by David Harmer. Below is a breakdown of winners: Ms. Whittle (jnr and snr infants) – 2nd in Action Poem Ms. Carroll (1st and 2nd class) – Very Highly Commended in Action Song Mr. Breen and Ms. ní Shuilleabháin (3rd and 4th class) – 1st Place in Action Poem Ms. Byrne (6th class) – Very … Continue reading

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Literacy in action

Today we launched our literacy competition for this term. Our genre this time is Recount and all children will write their recount based on their experience of Arklow Music Festival, thus combining English, Art, Music, Drama and SPHE. Good luck to all!

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Pancake Tuesday!

Happy Pancake Tuesday to all! Thanks to our wonderful parents who came in to serve up these delightful treats to our hungry students! Nutella came out tops once again!!

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