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Graduation Celebrations

We were delighted to get the opportunity to safely celebrate the graduation of our Rang VI pupil on July 2nd. The sun shone brightly for us and we had a wonderful day of partying outside. The children played games with their friends and feasted on pizza, ice-cream and cake. The amazing cake was created by [...]

By |2020-07-04T13:11:17+01:00July 4th, 2020|Celebrations, General, News|Comments Off on Graduation Celebrations

Farewell to Rang VI

It's time to say goodbye to our Rang VI pupils. They are all ready to move on to new and exciting adventures in secondary school. They have been a wonderful group of children and have brought great joy to our school during the last eight years. We wish them all the very best of luck! [...]

By |2020-07-04T12:39:40+01:00July 2nd, 2020|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Celebrations, General, News|Comments Off on Farewell to Rang VI

Farewell to Rang VI from Mr. Burns

Mr. Burns has recorded a very special farewell message for all our Rang VI graduates. Congratulations to you all! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JGRraC3o1k&feature=youtu.be

By |2020-07-02T12:18:07+01:00July 2nd, 2020|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Celebrations, General, News|Comments Off on Farewell to Rang VI from Mr. Burns

Advice for Rang VI

This video gives useful tips and information about secondary school to the children of Rang VI as they prepare for their new adventure. We wish them the best of luck for the future! Many thanks to our past pupils and friends of Barefield National School for taking the time to pass on their invaluable advice. [...]

By |2020-06-22T21:36:44+01:00June 22nd, 2020|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Celebrations, General, News|Comments Off on Advice for Rang VI

6th Class Construction Projects

Well done to Joe, Matthew and James, from Rang VI,  for their very imaginative construction projects. These were completed at home over the last few weeks. We are very impressed by their amazing work!

By |2020-04-22T15:02:10+01:00April 22nd, 2020|6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Curriculum, General, Geography, History, News, SESE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on 6th Class Construction Projects

Moylussa Adventure

Well done to 45 pupils from Rang VI for hiking to the highest point in Clare on Friday. We left school for Killaloe at 9am and began our hike at 10.15am. We reached the peak of Moylussa  (532 metres) after about 2 hours of walking.  We took in the spectacular views of Lough Derg [...]

By |2019-06-16T19:26:32+01:00June 16th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Field Trips, General, News, PE|Comments Off on Moylussa Adventure

Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions

Congratulations to our Rang VI girls who showed unbelievable determination and skill during a hard fought battle against our neighbours, Knockanean NS, in the Division 1 Clare Ladies Football Final. The match took place in a sun drenched Cusack Park and was a nail-biting encounter from beginning to end. Knockanean led at half time on [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:15:12+01:00June 10th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Celebrations, General, News, PE, Team Sports|Comments Off on Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions

Active School Week

Last week we celebrated Active School week. A huge range of activities were organised for the children. The aim behind holding Active School Week is to promote and encourage children to become more active. We had soccer, tennis, rugby, aerobics, hockey, athletics, cycling, basketball and yoga on offer. Many thanks to the parents, older siblings [...]

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 victorious against both schools. We [...]

By |2019-05-22T19:42:12+01:00May 22nd, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, News, PE|Comments Off on Football Finalists