World Book Day 5th March 2016

We had a very busy World Book Day this year. We had lots of fun sharing books and stories with different classes. Older classes brought their favourite books downstairs to Junior classes and had a great time reading to them. The student council also had the fantastic idea of dressing up on the day. Lots …

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Healthy Eating

Healthy lunch ideas During a meeting with parents in relation to healthy lunches in school, one of the points which was raised is that a lot of the time finding ideas for lunches with variety can be very difficult. The idea of a healthy lunch which looks appealing can be very intimidating and there is …

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Visit from the Army Band

We were very lucky today to havea visit from the Army Band. The whole school heard them play some great tunes and we were very proud of all our students when they stood to sing the national anthem at the end. Thanks to all the members of the Band and to the parents who provided …

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Pancake Tuesday in Senior Stars

We made pancake batter in a jar using one egg, 5 teaspoons of flour, some baking powder and some milk. We also added cinnamon and vanilla essence. The boys will bring home their batter to make their pancakes after school. They also tried some pancakes Sarah had ‘made’ in school earlier! They put sugar and …

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January in Senior Infants

We have been super busy in Senior Infants since Christmas. In Aistear, we have been learning about the Restaurant. We have been busy making towns out of blocks, pretending to be chefs, waiters and customers, drawing pictures of delicious meals, and even made a pizza oven out of construction materials for our Playdoh pizzas! We …

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Ready Set Go Maths!

Junior and Senior Infants have been having loads of fun taking part in Ready Set Go Maths over the past few weeks. During Ready Set Go Maths time children move between activity stations where they get lots of hands-on experience with concrete Maths equipment, playing games and solving challenges. It would not be possible for …

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January in Senior Stars

We had a busy start to 2016 in the Senior Stars classroom. We had lots of fun creating sock puppets… Alison, our occupational therapist came in for a visit. She showed us all some deep pressure activities to help with sensory breaks in our classroom… Throughout January we were practicing how to brush our teeth. …

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