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Board of Management Annual Review of Anti-Bullying Policy

The Board of Management of Barefield N.S. wishes to inform parents that the annual review of the school's Anti-Bullying Policy and its implementation was completed at the Board meeting, dated 21-05-2019. This review was conduct in accordance with the checklist set out in Appendix 4 of the Department's Anti-Bullying Procedures [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|

Visit of St. Flannan’s College Students and Scientists

We welcomed  Jack, Emer, Elise, Gavin and Eoin, students from St. Flannan's College, who visited our pupils to explain about their project, called Terra Star. With this project, they won third prize in the International NASA Ames space settlement design contest (most senior category).  TerraStar features a plan to 3D [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|

Football Finalists

The girls played two very exciting matches against Knockanean NS and Gaelscoil Mhichíl Cíosóg today. After a slight (accidental) detour to Gurteen we eventually arrived at the Gaelscoil's pitch, just in time for our games!  The games were very competitive but our sheer determination and perseverance prevailed and we were [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|

Global Citizenship – Marine Environment

As part of our efforts to obtain our 7th Green Flag, our Rang VI pupils, fully equipped,  ventured to Quilty Beach, where we cleaned the beach, collecting all types of rubbish and plastics. The renowned environmentalist, Carmel Madigan, taught our pupils about our  marine eco-systems and the work being done [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|

“Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Our Green School Committee presented a presentation to both our Junior and Senior Assembly on the theme of the Marine Environment on Tuesday April 30th.  The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green Schools flag. Points raised by the committee included the importance of our marine environment, [...]

By |May 13th, 2019|

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(all dates inclusive)
  • SPD: Fri Sep 28th

  • Halloween: Mon Oct 29th – Fri Nov 2nd

  • Christmas: Fri Dec 24th – Fri Jan 4th

  • Mid-Term: Thu Feb 21st – Fri Feb 22nd

  • March Break: Mar 15th – Mar 18th

  • Easter: Mon Apr 15th – Fri Apr 26th

  • May Break: Mon May 6th

  • June Break: Fri May 31st – Tue Jun 4th

  • Summer: Fri Jun 28th

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