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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

Oíche Shamhna Shona Duit

Hallowe'en delights and fun are now beginning in our school. Interesting decorations are appearing in classrooms and corridors. Our Hallowe'en Assembly will be Thursday, October 24th. Pupils are invited to be  in fancy dress on Friday, October 25th. Our Parents' Association will hold a sumptuous Coffee and Treats morning for parents, staff and pupils. All [...]

By |2019-10-17T18:52:08+00:00October 17th, 2019|Celebrations, News, Parents' Association, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Oíche Shamhna Shona Duit

Talk to parents on “Social Media: Challenges for Parents”

We are very fortunate to welcome Dr. Maureen Griffin, Forensic Psychologist as our Guest Speaker on the topic of on ‘Social Media: Challenges for Parents’ Monday evening, October 7th @ 7.00p.m. Dr. Griffin has visited over 750 schools across Ireland speaking to staff and parents regarding issues around social media, internet and mobile phone safety. [...]

By |2019-09-30T14:53:19+00:00September 30th, 2019|News, Parents' Association, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Talk to parents on “Social Media: Challenges for Parents”

New Facilities at Barefield N.S.

Instead of 'Room To Improve', it was 'Classrooms to Improve' during our Summer Holidays. We had a 7 week window to complete 5 major new facilities by our back to school deadline of 28-08-2019.  A huge workload within this short timeframe!  Our projects consisted of: (1) state of the art  Classroom for children with autism [...]

By |2019-09-15T10:48:42+00:00September 15th, 2019|ASD Class, Board of Management, Celebrations, News, Special Need Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Facilities at Barefield N.S.