Monthly Archives: April 2018

Busy week ahead!

We have a busy week ahead before the long weekend – the boys and girls of the Senior Room will compete in Sciath na Scol on Friday May 4th. They will be training hard in advance. All details regarding the … Continue reading

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Junior Room enjoying the fine weather!

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It was great to get outside after so many lunch breaks had to be spent inside of late. Some of the pupils in the Junior Room investigated with a science kit while others embraced the Active Week spirit!

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Gaelic Football training

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The pupils in the Senior Room are busy preparing for upcoming Sciath na Scol matches. They have been working hard in training with Fachtna and are looking forward to next Friday when the games commence!

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Taking a breather with our iPads!

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In between circuits and swimming, we spent a little time playing tables games on our iPads earlier today. The sites we used were https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables, https://www.timestables.com/, http://www.multiplication.com/games/play/tonys-tires-multiplication . The children were happy to be playing on the iPads and not writing their Maths out while … Continue reading

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Active Schools Week comes to an end

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Children and adults alike really enjoyed being extra active this week! Highlights included getting active homework instead of written work, following ‘Just Dance’ videos on YouTube, then choreographing our own moves to the song ‘Blue Da Ba Dee’ and wearing our … Continue reading

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Active lines for Active Schools Week!

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We were thrilled to see the rain stop for long enough to get outside for our lunch break today! We turned our Active Lines into an Active Circle and 2 pupils from the Senior Room led us through some challenging … Continue reading

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Today’s homework!

In lieu of some written homework, the pupils in the Senior Room put together a list of exercises for everyone at home to get stuck into during Active Schools Week. Good luck! Opposite hand to opposite foot x 10 Digging … Continue reading

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Liam and Claire run for Crumlin Children’s Hospital!

We are so proud of Liam, a pupil in our Senior Room, and Claire our S.N.A. who were awarded these medals for taking part in Jack White’s 5k Virtual Run for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. They ran the 5km last Saturday in … Continue reading

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Maths stations

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The pupils in the Senior Room are working on different Maths concepts. Together they worked together on a number of tasks.

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Active Schools Week 2018

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We are delighted to be participating in Active Schools Week! We will be more active than usual, inside and outside the classroom. We will even substitute some of our usual written homework for physical activities from dancing and 10 @ … Continue reading

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Amazing artists!

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Our pupils in the Junior Room just love to draw and they are so good at it! Here is a selection of some recent pieces.

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Swimming starts tomorrow

Just a reminder that swimming starts for all classes tomorrow.

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Book swap!

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The pupils in the Senior Room paired up before the Easter holidays and gave each other a book to read over the break. Today they got together to discuss the choices their friends made for them. The feedback was very … Continue reading

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Creativity in the Junior Room!

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The boys and girls in the Junior Room were very busy doing sugar painting recently! They mixed icing sugar with water to make a paste which they spread on their page before adding paint. The results are just fantastic, well … Continue reading

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Caleb the Titanic fan!

Caleb in the Junior room has been learning all about the Titanic. He drew this magnificent picture today. Well done Caleb!

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