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Christmas Visit to Clarecastle Daycare Centre

On 10th December 2018 Barefield N.S. musicians, singers and dancers went on our annual trip to Clarecastle Day-Care Centre. 33 pupils entertained the elderly for an hour and we even had some lovely singing by our hosts. It is a timely reminder for us all that we need to look [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|

Christmas Carol Singing in Dunnes Stores 2018

It was a morning of fun and excitement for our school choir who entertained the busy Christmas shoppers in Dunnes Stores, Ennis today. All our favourite Christmas songs, carols and hymns were sung. At the end, our pupils received a huge 'bualadh bos' from the appreciative shoppers, who were most [...]

By |December 8th, 2018|

Mr. Burns Rang a Trí Explorers Education Programme

Pupils of Rang a III participated in the Explorers Education Programme and completed projects to raise awareness on the dangers of plastic in the oceans, seas and the rocky shore. Each pupil created plastic fishes using plastic collected from the seas and beaches around Clare. The pupils also created their [...]

By |December 1st, 2018|

Green Flag Celebrations

This morning, Róisín Garvey from An Taisce joined us to celebrate a seventh Green Flag being awarded to the school for our work on the Global Citizenship:Energy theme. The Chairperson and Secretary of our Committee, John and Lyndsay, spoke about our work to date. Róisín was thanked for her advice [...]

By |November 27th, 2018|

Hallowe’en Party 2018

Our Hallwe'en Party truly lived up to all expectations this year. We had fairies, princes and pupils dressed in the most creative and fun costumes  roaming our classrooms and corridors. Bhain gach duine sár taitneamh as an lá. A huge 'bualadh bos' to all who made such a spooktacular effort! [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|

My Learner ID

Last year we introduced My Learner ID to pupils in Ranganna III-IV.  My Learner ID, created by Dr. Suzanne Parkinson,  measures learning. It provides feedback to parents and teachers and it encourages pupils to reflect on their own learning so that they can become aware of how they learn, thus [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|

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11dec9:40 amChristmas Service of Friendship9:40 am Barefield National School

16dec5:30 pmChristmas Parish Carol service5:30 pm Barefield Church

21dec11:30 amEnd of Term Christmas Mass11:30 am Barefield National School


13jan11:00 am“Do This in Memory” Mass11:00 am Barefield Church

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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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