Monthly Archives: April 2023


We really won the jackpot with our Parents’ Association! They do so much for us to make school the best place it can be! Last night, Laura, Fiona, Danielle and Ronnie were in until half ten putting down our new sensory corridor to be enjoyed by all pupils (and staff!!!!) Stay tuned for videos and pictures. There has been such a buzz of excitement today! Kinaesthetic learning is how some children best learn so we are delighted with this installation. Special thanks to our chairperson Laura who designed the decals and organised the whole project! * A kinaesthetic-tactile learning style requires that you manipulate or touch material to learn Click … Continue reading

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Science and Engineering

In science today, Ms. Penston’s class made spinners and predicted which spinners they thought would reach the ground first, they then got to test them outside on the grass! Such fun!

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Marine Week 2023

As part of our work on the Green Flag, we are working on Marine Life this week. We will share samples of our work. We look forward to enjoying our whole school annual walk to Clone beach as part of our marine studies! Junior Infants are learning marine related nursery rhymes and studied the basking shark. Aren’t their pictures wonderful?

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Freshly cut grass!!

We are thrilled that the grass is cut and playing on the field and in outdoor classroom has resumed!

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A trip to Arklow Library

Ms. Russell, Fiadh, Teagan and Kaylin went on a mission to collect a haul of books from Arklow library. When there, Head librarian Kathy showed the pupils a book that had recently been returned after 46 years! The fine was due to be well over €4,000! It was waived thankfully! She also showed the girls the old rules of borrowing! The library is such a friendly place!! Kathy and team always go out of their way to help us find what we need and really help to foster a love of reading!

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Bus tickets – application deadlines

Information for families regarding School Transport Application Process for 2023/24 School Year Families are asked to note that the closing date for payment/registering medical cards has been brought forward so that Bus Éireann can process applications, arrange transport and issue tickets to families as soon as possible for the 2023/24 school year. 1.    New Applicants – Apply By 28TH APRIL 2023 The Bus Éireann family portal is now open for new applications for school transport services for the 2023/24 school year. New applications are considered as: ·         pupils who will be attending junior infants in primary school or first year in post primary school for the first time in 2023. ·         pupils that may … Continue reading

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Football Stars

FAI Interschools tournament – Gorey April 2023 Well done to our amazing soccer players who attended the FAI tournament today! Our boys were the overall winners in their division and our girls lost the final having gone to penalties – poor girls!!! We are so proud of you all and hope you had a brilliant day. We look forward to the county finals with the boys! Huge congratulations to Tabitha and Ellie who made their school, coaches, club and Wexford very proud playing in Inter League Cup Semi Finals on Sunday. Individually they both played an outstanding game of football, integrally helping their team to a 4-1 victory over Dublin … Continue reading

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Speech and Drama grading!

Before we sign off for the weekend, we say a big well done to Ms. D’Arcy’s pupils who all scored over 90 and with first class honours in their Speech and Drama exams! Well done to all the pupils and of course to Ms. D’Arcy!

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SSE Windfarm climate workshop

Ms. ní Shúilleabháin’s class had a brilliant day today at Arklow Bay Hotel where they learned more about emissions, climate change and air quality. They listened to speakers and engaged in some very interesting experiments! They enjoyed a lovely, hot lunch at the end! They brought an algae experiment back to school which will replicate the effect of 40 trees being planted in the classroom! We will keep you posted!

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Spelling Bee!

We would like to wish Jack Tallon all the luck in the world as he represents our school in the regional heats of The Eason Spelling Bee having won the school heat! We know you will be great, Jack!

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