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2nd – 6th go on tour!

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We had a fantastic time on our school tour yesterday! Our day started in Ballincollig Regional Park where we played soccer, basketball and ran around the playground in glorious sunshine. We also had a picnic! Then we went to Blackrock … Continue reading

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Junior Room school tour

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The pupils of the Junior room had a great time on their tour last Thursday!

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Musical performance

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We were treated to a wonderful performance today by Tonya’s pupils. A lot of hard work was in evidence – huge well done to everyone involved!

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Re-homing our sunflowers!

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After looking after them carefully for a number of weeks, it’s time for our sunflowers to go to their new homes!

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Sunny days in Reeascreena!

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We are really enjoying the spell of good weather here in Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne! Have a look at our pictures from break-time earlier!

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And they’re off!

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The pupils of the Junior Tour have gone on their school tour to Dromhilly Woods. They even have their faviourite teddy bears for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic!

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An Eggsellent Visit!

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We were delighted to welcome Kate, Caroline, Alison and Helen the hen from flavour.ie to school last week! They taught us loads about eggs, starting with where they come from! They even cooked delicious blueberry pancakes which we got to … Continue reading

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Green fingers!

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The boys and girls of the Senior Room have been very busy in the garden! Last week, they planted potatoes, onions, peas, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower and sunflowers with Fachtna.

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Our hardworking Junior Room!

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The boys and girls in our Junior Room were hard at work this morning – they learned a new poem about a rocket and then coloured, cut, glued and decorated pictures of a rocket zooming off to the moon! Just … Continue reading

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Sciath na Scol

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We had a thoroughly enjoyable day at Clonakilty GAA grounds last Friday competing in Sciath na Scol. The boys and girls were a credit to the school and did us proud in every game. Well done to you all!

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Incredible Edibles!

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We are delighted to be participating in Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles programme. We got stuck in yesterday with task 1, planting lettuce, carrots, spinach, turnips and chives. We can’t wait for task 4 when we’ll be preparing, cooking and (best … Continue reading

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Busy boys in the Junior Room!

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Luke and Caleb were inspired to draw summer pictures yesterday to mark the first day of the summer season. They cheered us all up in such bad weather!! Well done boys!!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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