Monthly Archives: November 2021
1st and 2nd class had a fantastic field trip to John’s family business, None so Hardy Forestry. They learned lots about planting trees and were each given a rowan tree to take home! How kind!! Huge thanks Kate and family for this memorable trip.
We have been advised of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in our school. The HSE has advised that no action is required with a single case. No contact tracing will take place in this instance. We ask that you continue to be vigilant with your children and symptoms and keep them at home if they are unwell. Children presenting with symptoms in school will be sent home. It is essential that we work together to limit any spread. We wish a speedy return to full health to the individual concerned.
The Student Council and Active Flag Committee of Scoil Ghormáin Naofa, Castletown, worked collaboratively to create a Super Healthy Day last Friday. The day kicked off with children arriving with their helmets and scooters to enjoy fun movement breaks throughout the day. There was great excitement with children zooming around the school yard! The Student Council distributed a range of healthy breakfasts to each classroom. All of the produce was donated by local companies and shops. Salt Rock Dairy from Tara Hill provided delicious creamy milk and Staffords Bakery delivered multiple packs of their tasty brown soda bread. Student council member Ellen made healthy granola bars and Nutorious Nutrition donated … Continue reading
We are thrilled to be preparing for the second annual Santa Dash in aid of St. Vincent De Paul, Gorey this December! Mr. Breen’s 5th and 6th class students are training daily by running laps in preparation for this great event which will take place on Friday, December 3rd at 11.15! Thank you to all the parents and staff who are on board in different ways to make this a memorable day for the children. There will be refreshments at the end of the trek which is a lovely treat to look forward to! Please click the link to view our risk assessment. Big thanks to Mr. Breen for coordinating … Continue reading
Active breaks are run from November 8th to December 3rd. We are currently running around Europe and 5th /6th class are in training for their 5km Santa Dash on December 3rd! We look forward to cheering them on on the day!!