Category Archives: Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne

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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Happy Easter!

I would like to thank you all for the tremendous welcome you have shown me in my first term here at this wonderful school. I wish you all a very happy, safe and relaxing Easter break and look forward to … Continue reading

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Keeping busy on a wet day!

Luke kept himself very busy during a wet lunch break today! He is a passionate young farmer and just as good at drawing – what a talent!

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Internet Safety workshopp with Zeeko

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The Internet Safety workshop was a huge success this morning. James from Zeeko did a super job talking to the pupils from 2nd – 6th classes about a range of topics. He explained the permanent nature of our digital footprint, … Continue reading

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Easter Art

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Pupils in the Senior Room experimented mixing glue and paint together yesterday. They then drew a design of a decorated Easter egg, placed it in a plastic folder and painted over the design. Today their creations have dried and can … Continue reading

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Creativity in Aistear

While exploring during Aistear recently, one of our pupils in the Junior Room made this fantastic model of Croagh Patrick!

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Child Protection in our school

We here at Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne are fully compliant in all matters relating to Child Protection. You can view our Child Safeguarding Statement by clicking Child Safeguarding Statement March 2018. It is also available under the ‘Policies’ tab on the … Continue reading

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Learning about length

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Armed with metre sticks, rulers and trundle wheels the Senior Room pupils have been busy exploring length!

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Artwork in the Senior Room

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The creative juices were really flowing today! The boys and girls in the Senior Room have been learning about a style of painting called Pointillism and created some pieces of their own. The results are just fantastic!!

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Music and Dancing with Tonya!

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The boys and girls from 1st – 6th class have been learning The Siege of Ennis with Tonya. They are doing brilliantly and are having lots of fun in the process!

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Internet Safety

We will be delighted to welcome Dublin-based company Zeeko to Reenascreena NS on Thursday March 22nd to talk to our 2nd – 6th class pupils about the very important topic of Internet Safety. There will be a talk later that … Continue reading

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School will re-open tomorrow

We will re-open tomorrow morning at 9:20am. Looking forward to hearing all about the fun you had in the snow!

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Red alert – Munster

We will remain closed tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday in light of the red alert issued for Munster.

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School closure today

School will remain closed today due to treacherous road conditions around Reenascreena and poor weather forecast for the day ahead. We will monitor local and national advice and be in touch regarding arrangements for tomorrow later this evening / early … Continue reading

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Visit of Carbery Rangers GAA

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Jeremy, Conor and Denis from our local GAA club, Carbery Rangers, visited today to tell us that there will be registration tomorrow evening in The Celtic Ross Hotel for underage members. They brought a cup that the Minor Boys won … Continue reading

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School closure Tuesday February 27th

School will be closed this coming Tuesday February 27th as staff will undergo Child Protection training.

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School Closure on Tuesday February 27th

Schools are now permitted to close for 1 day as an alternative to the previous 2 half days allowed for Child Protection training. We will close on Tuesday February 27th to facilitate same. There will be no half day on … Continue reading

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The pupils in the Senior Room presented projects recently. They did a super job!

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Love is in the air

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Look at some of the brilliant art we did to celebrate Valentine’s Day today!

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Pancake Tuesday!

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We enjoyed pancakes in school today just a little bit!!! Huge thanks to Mary, Claire and Ann for all their hard work!!

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Friendship week

We really enjoyed making an extra special effort with each other for Amnesty International Friendship Week. It was much easier than we thought it would be! Our boys and girls were full of good advice on what to do and … Continue reading

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Active lines

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We are going to start working towards our ‘Active Schools’ flag. This week, we started ‘active lines’ where pupils from the Senior room take it in turn to lead exercises in our lines at the end of yard time.

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Snow in Reenascreena!!

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What a start to a Friday morning – snow as far as the eye can see!

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Enrolment day!

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There was great excitement today with the arrival of our future Junior Infants! Our present Junior and Senior Infant boys and girls had a great time welcoming their future classmates and playing with them.  

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** IMPORTANCE NOTICE **

The half day that was scheduled for this coming Friday February 9th to facilitate staff training has been postponed. We will have school til 3pm as normal. All information can be found in a note that is being sent home … Continue reading

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Enrolment day tomorrow

We are really looking forward to welcoming our future Junior Infant pupils and their parents tomorrow for their enrolment day! It starts at 12:45pm and no doubt everyone will be exhausted when they leave at 2pm!

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Tá sé ag cur sneachta!

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There was more excitement at home-time than usual today as we had some flurries of snow in Reenascreena! Everyone is keeping their fingers crossed that it will stick!

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Creativity in the Senior Room

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The boys and girls set about creating some masterpieces today with fantastic results!

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School closure for Staff Training

Just a reminder that school will finish at 12pm on Friday February 9th and Friday February 23rd to facilitate staff training in the area of Child Protection. The bus driver has been informed so the bus will run as normal … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Day crosses

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We marked the special feast day of St. Brigid by making iconic crosses in school day. The pupils in both rooms got stuck in with fantastic results! Well done everyone!

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Project work continues

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The projects in the Senior Room are really coming together now, there’s great progress being made! The children are making great use of the school’s iPads for research, inspiration and lessons on how to draw specific items.

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Projects in the Senior Room

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The boys and girls in the Senior Room are preparing projects about their interests and passions. We have some very diverse titles!

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Fun in the sun!

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In spite of the changeable weather during the month of January, we really enjoyed getting out in the sun when it shone! In our school, all the classes mix together at yard time. It’s such fun!  

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Waltzing with Tonya!

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The boys and girls had great fun learning to waltz with Tonya today! They danced along to ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ by Berlioz. They then learned to sing ‘My Grandfather’s Clock’ by Johnny Cash which may well remind many of you of your … Continue reading

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Clonakilty Credit Union schools quiz

Our 4 representatives Sorcha, Ally, Seán and Wayne, had a great time at the quiz on Sunday in Fernhill House Hotel. They did the school proud. Maith sibh go léir!

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Internet Safety

In this day and age, we are all very aware of the importance of staying safe while engaging in online activity. I highly recommend the following website www.zeeko.ie which seeks to help adults and children alike to stay in touch … Continue reading

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