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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
Dear Parent/Guardian, I have created a Padlet of resources for your child over the last number of days. They include access to all the online educational companies sites and resources for each subject area. I have also put in additional worksheets for Irish, English and Mathematics in their relevant columns. You can access this Padlet through the [...]
Dear Parents, I hope you are keeping well and staying safe during these times. Please ensure the skill of cursive writing is being kept up to highest standard during these two weeks. Please see the following hand hygiene videos to do with your children: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JYhm9oa-DM Please be aware during this time educational websites with fantastic [...]
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!
Five girls from Rang IV are organising a fundraiser to help injured animals affected by the Australian wildfires. The five girls are Faye Mannion, Holly Sheerin, Clíodhna O'Loughlin, Rachel Kerins and Leah O'Connor. They are organising a cake sale on Tuesday, February 25th. Parents are invited to contribute baked goodies and each pupil will be [...]
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 [...]
Five girls from Rang IV are organising a fundraiser to help injured animals affected by the Australian wildfires. The five girls are Faye Mannion, Holly Sheerin, Cliodhna O'Loughlin, Rachel Kerins and Leah O'Connor. They are organising a cake sale on Wednesday, February 26th. Parents will be requested to contribute baked goodies and each pupil will [...]
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It was an exciting and historical school day on Friday 13th December for the pupils of Barefield N.S. Japanese Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano was especially invited to launch our Art Exhibition on Great Masters of the Ocean completed by our sixth class pupils under the tuition of our renowned local artist Carmel Madigan. The walls of [...]