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STEAM Projects Rang III-IV

For many years, our Clare Education Centre has been promoting the teaching of ‘Science’ in Barefield N.S. and in other schools around Co. Clare. The promotion of active learning as well as co-operative learning were the foundation on which this promotion was built. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.  Pupils in our Ranganna [...]

By |2019-11-19T14:02:45+00:00November 19th, 2019|Mathematics, News, Science, SESE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on STEAM Projects Rang III-IV

Junior Achievement

We are delighted to welcome Danny Cullinan from Zimmer Biomet, Shannon, who is undertaking a Junior Achievement Primary School programme with Mr. Seán Burns and our Rang III pupils. Junior Achievement is a  primary school programme that shows young pupils the vast array of opportunities that are available for them to use their talents, imagination [...]

By |2019-11-19T20:08:46+00:00November 19th, 2019|3rd Mr. Burns 2019/20, News|Comments Off on Junior Achievement

A Very Busy Science Day 2019

Science and its importance in everyday life was celebrated this week in our school, culminating in a wonderful  Science Day today, where our pupils demonstrated an array of varying and exciting scientific experiments. Well done to Ms. Daly for coordinating this event and to all teachers and pupils for their enthusiastic and excellent participation. Here [...]

By |2019-11-15T19:04:50+00:00November 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on A Very Busy Science Day 2019

National Science Week November 10th -17th

Currently, our pupils are mini-scientists. Einstein would be very proud of us! Experiments are underway in classrooms involving: Forces, Magnetism, Properties of Materials, Characteristics of Materials, and Electricity. Teachers are amazed with the ingenuity and initiatives shown by their pupils. A major Science Exhibition Day is planned in our Halla for Friday, November 15th.  On [...]

By |2019-11-11T11:10:42+00:00November 11th, 2019|News, Science|Comments Off on National Science Week November 10th -17th

Mr. Gay Byrne R.I.P.

We wish to pay tribute to the the late Gay Byrne R.I.P., pioneering Broadcaster, host of the Late, Late Show on RTÉ television and The Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ Radio. During one of our visits to the RDS Science Exhibitions, he kindly came over to view our pupils' science projects and he also found [...]

By |2019-11-11T11:01:21+00:00November 11th, 2019|News, Science|Comments Off on Mr. Gay Byrne R.I.P.

Fun at Hallowe’en 2019

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 |2019-10-26T21:40:29+00:00October 26th, 2019|Celebrations, Drama, English, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Fun at Hallowe’en 2019

Hallowe’en Coffee Morning…Parents’ Association

Last Friday, our eyes were opened in awe at the wonderful array of sumptuous food that was presented by our Parents' Association at our annual Hallowe'en Coffee morning.  From creepy coloured buns to cute looking cakes, the Halloween party food was a sight to behold! The treats did not last too long between parents and [...]

By |2019-10-26T21:28:02+00:00October 26th, 2019|Celebrations, News, Parents' Association|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Coffee Morning…Parents’ Association

Hallowe’en Fun with The Busquitos

The musical band, The Busquitos, visited our school today and entertained our pupils with brilliantly played jazz music, creative rhythm and  dance. Our pupils were singing, dancing and clapping to the beat. Many thanks to Mr. Liddy for organising this visit. A fun afternoon was had by all.  

By |2019-10-24T12:32:48+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Celebrations, Music, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Fun with The Busquitos

Historic Achievements for Barefield N.S. Footballers

Barefield N.S. and Cratloe N.S.  played a thrilling final in Cusack Park today with Barefield pupils eventually emerging victorious by 3 points in a hard fought contest, the final score being 0.07 to 0.04. The pupils from Cratloe N.S. are to be congratulated for their brilliant performance. This was an historic occasion with Barefield N.S. [...]

By |2019-10-27T18:57:30+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Celebrations, News, PE|Comments Off on Historic Achievements for Barefield N.S. Footballers

Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association

Our Parents' Association will be hosting our annual Hallowe'en Cake Sale and Coffee morning this Friday October 25th from 9.30am. They are inviting parents to attend if convenient, as it is a great opportunity to meet and to chat with other parents over a coffee, while also giving parents an opportunity to see their child(ren) [...]

By |2019-10-22T13:49:40+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Celebrations, English, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association