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Looking forward to the visit of His Excellency, Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano, Japan’s Ambassador to Ireland

We are delighted and honoured to welcome Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano, Japan’s Ambassador to Ireland, to our school Friday, December 13th to open our Rang VI pupils’ Japanese Art Exhibition. The theme of our Exhibition is: ‘Great Modern Painters of the Ocean’. Our Exhibition is based on the impressive work of the great Japanese Art Masters [...]

By |2019-12-09T16:38:37+00:00December 8th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Geography, History, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Looking forward to the visit of His Excellency, Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano, Japan’s Ambassador to Ireland

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

Sending Hope and Love in a Shoe Box!

Last week, Senior Infants took part in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. The Christmas Shoebox Appeal sends thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes to children in Africa and Eastern Europe. The children who will receive these shoeboxes are affected by poverty in different ways. Many come from families with very little income, others live on the margins of [...]

By |2019-11-26T20:52:53+00:00November 26th, 2019|Celebrations, Curriculum, Junior Entrepreneur, News, Religion, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on Sending Hope and Love in a Shoe Box!

A New Year a New Green Team!

Meet our new Green School Committee for the School Year 2019-2020.  We are working extremely hard behind the scenes planning our school year ahead.  The new Green Team presented a presentation at whole school Assembly, November 25th on the theme of the Marine Environment. The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:44:32+00:00November 26th, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Curriculum, Geography, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, History, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on A New Year a New Green Team!

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

Green Schools Committee 2019

Members of the Green Schools Committee met this week to start planning our work for the coming year. This year we will be applying for our eighth Green Flag- Global Citizenship: Marine Environment. The Committee will be speaking at the November Assembly and we are also organising a talk for the infant classes.

By |2019-11-14T17:48:00+00:00November 14th, 2019|Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SESE|Comments Off on Green Schools Committee 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.

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!

An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 

The staff and pupils participated in World Oceans Day 2019 which was celebrated in many schools throughout the world in early June. We marked the occasion on Wednesday, the 12th of June. The pupils and staff dressed in ‘BLUE’ to honour our Oceans. We were very pleased when Carmel Madigan (Explorers Education Marine Institute), Roisín Garvey [...]

By |2019-06-19T01:19:08+00:00June 19th, 2019|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 
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