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We had an awesome morning thanks to Ms D’Arcy, PA, Student Council, Active School committee and especially Ms. Whittle who gave us an orienteering egg hunt! What a fantastic way to link Easter fun with the PE curriculum! It was great to see the buddy system in action too. We hope you all have a lovely Easter!
Congratulations to our civic minded students who gave of their spare time to clean Castletown last weekend! We are very proud of them! Ms. Byrne rewarded them for their efforts! Pictured: Eimear, Usha and Ravindra
What a fantastic day! Our students loved arriving in their array of nightwear and enjoyed breakfast together. We had so much World Book Day activity throughout the day, including buddy reading and a thoroughly enjoyable dramatisation of We’re going on a Bear Hunt by 6th class! For more information, check out the report by our wonderful Student Council at their tab!
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
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
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
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!
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!!
We had an amazing Skipathon on Valentines day! Our themes were ‘Healthy Hearts,’ and ‘Skip a Beat.’ We skipped to music, rhymes, solo, in groups with long ropes, in pairs, had races, knock out challenges. But most importantly we had fun exercising and raised much needed funds for P.E equipment. Huge thanks to the continuously, great support from parents and the students as well as our principal and staff. It was not only a one day challenge this month our students are also ‘Climbing the Heights!’ whereby each class chose different mountains around Europe to climb for example Mount Olympus in Greece is 2919 metres high and one skip = … Continue reading
Great fun was had at the arena yesterday when our lunchtime league winners went on to represent Scoil Ghormáin Naofa. We were thrilled that they got to the final! Congratulations to Tara Hill NS who were victorious. Many thanks to Mr. Breen for organising.