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World Ocean Day

Happy World Ocean Day! Today is usually a special day at our school. Last year, pupils and staff dressed in blue.  Carmel Madigan (Explorers Education Marine Institute), Róisín Garvey (An Taisce), Hugh O' Malley (Achill Oysters) and Joe Queally (RNLI) visited the school and worked with the children. There was a fabulous exhibition, all pupils [...]

By |2020-06-08T08:35:26+01:00June 8th, 2020|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Geography, Green School Flag, History, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on World Ocean Day

Global Citizenship Marine Environment Flag

I am delighted to inform you all that our application for the Global Citizenship Marine Environment Green Flag has been successful. Barefield School has been awarded its eight Green Flag! Ms. Power, Mr Chambers and the Green Schools Committees, past and present,  deserve a huge amount of thanks for their hard work and dedication. We [...]

By |2020-06-03T13:08:41+01:00June 3rd, 2020|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Geography, Green School Flag, History, News, Programmes, Science, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on Global Citizenship Marine Environment Flag

Féile na hÍnse 2020

Chuamar ar cuairt go dtí rang Ms. Daly Dé hAoine. D'éisteamar leis na dánta a rinne na dáltaí do Fhéile na hÍnse. Bhí siad ar fheabhas! Comhghairdeas do na daltaí go léir a ghlac páirt sna gcomórtaisí Féile na hÍnse 2020.

By |2020-03-08T12:36:24+00:00March 8th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 2nd Mrs. Daly 2019/20, Curriculum, Drama, Féile na hÍnse, Gaeilge, News|Comments Off on Féile na hÍnse 2020

Our Grandparents are the Best!

We have been celebrating our wonderful grandparents this week. Each child interviewed their grandparent or an older person in their lives. Their findings were presented to the class. The children are currently gathering photos of their grandparents and drawing pictures to share with their classmates. Grandparents are the best!

By |2020-03-10T17:46:12+00:00March 5th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, English, Geography, History, News, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Our Grandparents are the Best!

Saint Brigid’s Crosses with Friends

Last week was Friendship Week and we were delighted when Ms. Baker and pupils from Fifth Class paid us a visit. The two classes learned all about Saint Brigid and Ms. Baker's class showed First Class pupils how to make Saint Brigid's Crosses with colourful pipe cleaners. Ms. Baker's pupils were very patient and kind [...]

By |2020-02-04T20:56:46+00:00February 4th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 5th Mrs. Baker 2019/20, Curriculum, History, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Religion, SESE, SPHE, Student's Council, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Saint Brigid’s Crosses with Friends

Puppets Show That Recycling Is The Way To Go!

At Barefield N.S we are so fortunate to have wonderful parents who are very generous with their talents and time. Yesterday Jennifer came to visit our two First Classes and treated them to a fabulous puppet show. The puppet show was great fun but also very informative. The children learned all about the importance of [...]

By |2020-01-30T20:58:35+00:00January 30th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 1st Mrs. Kilcawley 2019/20, Curriculum, Drama, English, General, Geography, Green School Flag, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Science, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on Puppets Show That Recycling Is The Way To Go!