Tá an Nollaig ag Teacht

Christmas is coming and we are busy enjoying all the preparations. The following is our busy calendar of events over the next two weeks: Christmas Movies…organised by Parents’ Association = Sunday, December 8th. Mass for Feast of the Immaculate Conception….Monday, December 9th @ 1.10p.m. Christmas Service of Friendship Ranganna III-IV = Thursday, December 12th….individual confessions [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:21:10+00:00December 5th, 2019|Celebrations, English, Gaeilge, Geography, History, Music, News, Religion, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Tá an Nollaig ag Teacht

Concern Worldwide Debate

Barefield National School participated in the Concern Worldwide Debating competition last week. The pupils from Ms Clune's 5th class took on the pupils from Inch National School. The motion was “Primary School children should be banned from owning a mobile phone”. The pupils were proposing the motion and it was a very close affair. In [...]

By |2019-11-14T13:55:30+00:00November 14th, 2019|5th Mrs. Clune 2019/20, Celebrations, English, News|Comments Off on Concern Worldwide Debate

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 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

Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

This has been a very successful year for Barefield National School and our Marine Environment Initiatives. All the students and staff have put in lots of effort and we are all now much more aware of the Marine Environment and the damage that is being caused. Summer Holidays and the good weather are here so [...]

By |2019-07-01T17:18:09+00:00July 1st, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Choir, Curriculum, Drama, English, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, Parents' Association, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts, x- In the Classrooms 2018/2019|Comments Off on Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

Rang III Sea Safari to Quilty Beach

Rang III pupils had a great day on Sea Safari during their visit to Quilty Beach on June 7th. Carmel Madigan started the day speaking to the pupils about the weather, tide conditions, wave action, shore composition and the wide variety of marine plants and creatures living on the shore. Thanks to Carmel, the pupils [...]

By |2019-06-10T19:59:18+00:00June 10th, 2019|3rd Mr. Burns 2018/19, English, Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Rang III Sea Safari to Quilty Beach

Circular Revolution | New Exhibition turning Marine Plastic into Art

A new art exhibition: ‘The Circular Revolution – Towards Zero’, involving Barefield N.S. and 11 other primary schools across Clare has been designed and curated by Carmel Madigan, a professional artist and founder of the Loop Head Summer Hedge School. As part of this Explorers Education Programme in Clare, our pupils created unique artworks from marine [...]

Author Visit … Séamus Ó Connaill

We were delighted to welcome children's writer and author, Séamus Ó Connaill, to our school. During his visit, he read from his latest publications, 'Spuds and the Spider' and 'Spuds and the Crock of Gold'. Our pupils really enjoyed these stories.  Many thanks to Feargal Ó Dúlaing and Mr. Frawley for organising this visit. The [...]

By |2019-03-08T14:03:17+00:00March 8th, 2019|Celebrations, Drama, English, News|Comments Off on Author Visit … Séamus Ó Connaill

Scholastic Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book fair is currently on-going in our school. Our Book Fair is a celebration of reading that puts the very best books directly into our pupils’ hands. Over 200 of the newest and best books from over sixty publishers are available to our pupils to help them develop a life-long love of reading. Our Book [...]

By |2019-03-01T18:02:30+00:00March 1st, 2019|Celebrations, English, News, Parents' Association|Comments Off on Scholastic Book Fair

Our First Nativity by Senior Infants & Christmas Mass

Today we had  our end of term Christmas Mass. Our Senior Infants performed The Nativity Play under the excellent direction of Ms. Daly, Ms. Power and Ms. Quinn. Well done to Ms. Moore for co-ordinating the occasion, to Ms. Corrigan for the superb Christmas performance by  our choir, to Fr. Jerry for a most meaningful [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:06:00+00:00December 21st, 2018|Celebrations, Drama, English, Music, News, Religion, SI Mrs. Power 2018/19, SI Ms. Daly 2018/19, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Our First Nativity by Senior Infants & Christmas Mass