Daily Archives: June 27, 2022
We had a super opportunity today in that we welcomed Irish Paralympic gold medalist Carol Carr to our school. Carol brought her guide dog Arlo who was a hit with the children too! Carol shared her experiences as a female athlete with disablities and was most inspiring. We feel that it is so important to promote both inclusion and gender equality in sport so this was a fantastic experience and we are grateful to Lisa Hempenstall for arranging this visit. The children were enabled to see Braille and see Carol’s Hall of Fame certificate and her gold and bronze medals. We hope the children take something from this visit.
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1c4pv4qrC3OR3OOnijnz5Uq-2Ur5–nzl?usp=sharing Many thanks to John Tobin for kindly capturing the many happy moments of our annual sports day. It was wonderful to welcome new faces to our school community as we welcomed incoming infants and their parents for induction. We were also delighted to welcome grandparents back as w e had not had Grandparents’ Day this year. This year was a special one as we introduced the Joe O’Shaughnessy Memorial Cup for the football penalty shoot out. Kiefer Shelly was the worthy recipient of the perpetual cup and we were grateful to Marcella O’Shaughnessy, Joe’s daughter, for presenting the cup and speaking about Joe. We were also pleased to welcome … Continue reading