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SFI Discover Science and Maths Award

We are the proud recipients of the SFI Discover Science and Maths Award! We were awarded a plaque which is the highest grade. Huge thanks to all involved and especially to Ms. Whittle who coordinated! It is wonderful to receive the recognition for all the hard work! Well done to our enthusiastic student boffins who took part with enthusiasm!!

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Active Week!

Day 1: Active Week kicked off with a bang on Monday morning as Mr. Breen, with the help of Fiona, coordinated a huge circuit of activities (over 20 stations!!). It was wonderful seeing the buddy system at play and the music really added to the atmosphere! Infants had a magical time with bubbles on yard! There was a penalty shootout and Mini World cup also! In the afternoon, Fiona took Junior and Senior infants for Athletics. Children were delighted that written homework has been replaced by Active homework for the rest of the term! Day 2: Our own Ms. McDevitt led the Wake up Shake up on Tuesday and treated … Continue reading

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A visit from West Midland Children’s Theatre Group

What a super morning with an in-school performance from West Midland Children’s Theatre Group! Their representation of ‘The Bluebird’ was thoroughly enjoyed by all children from junior infants to sixth class. What a great way to fulfill the ‘Exploring and making drama’ and ‘Reflecting on drama’ aspects of the curriculum. 8642185a-0a33-400e-9f2e-26598316da43 (Click the link for a clip!)       

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Gymnastics: Yoga with Ms. Gregan! 

Here are some images of our junior and senior infants really enjoying their yoga moves with Ms. Gregan. This was followed by some solemn meditation!

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Online Safety – tips for you and your child

Below is a selection of useful information provided by the PDST (Professional Development Service for Teachers) which may prove useful for parents. Click to view. We hope you find them useful Webwise Fornite Battle Royale What are the Risks Tips to teach children How to stay safe online Primary sch chn using social media Tips On Staying Cyber Safe ABC Playing Games Online Online Grooming Helping your child deal with cyberbullying (Zeeko) GOLDEN RULES Online Safety Golden Rules Cyberbullying Connectsafely.org Cyberbullying tips Being a Good Digital Citizen  

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Junior and Senior Infants’ field trip in our locality!

There was such excitement today when our junior and senior infants embarked on a trip to the duck pond in Arklow. There they observed native wildlife including a swan and her cygnets! They really enjoyed the fairy door trail too! To end the trip the children played in the playground and had a picnic. They got a huge surprise when Ms. Russell arrived with ice pops. We hope that they have lovely memories from today! Well done to all on super behaviour!

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Circuits in the Sun!

Many thanks to Graeme and Robyn’s dad Shane Prendergast,who has been teaching circuits to our students. It is great to see them being so active! Thanks to Shane for his wonderful generosity.

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Mini 7s team play at half time in Wexford Park! 

Massive congratulations to our Mini 7s boys’ team who represented us so well in the Wexford match on Sunday. Many thanks to Mr. Breen and Michael Kavanagh who attended and looked after the boys. I am sure that this will be a memory to last a lifetime!

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Liam Mellows

Thank you to Ms. Gilmartin Ryan for sharing her vast knowledge of Liam Mellows with a captive 6th class audience. It was a most interesting lesson for them.

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