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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

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

Padlet Rang III

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 [...]

Rang III – Home Activities

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 [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:44:15+00:00March 16th, 2020|3rd Mr. Burns 2019/20, Curriculum, Drama, English, Gaeilge, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, News, PE, Religion, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Rang III – Home Activities

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!

Helping Suffering Animals of Australian Wildfires

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 [...]

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!

Helping Suffering Animals of Australian Wildfires

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 [...]

By |2020-01-22T23:26:36+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Board of Management, Geography, News, Parents' Association|Comments Off on Helping Suffering Animals of Australian Wildfires

Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

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 [...]

By |2019-12-15T10:18:05+00:00December 14th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Artists in School, Board of Management, Celebrations, Geography, Green School Flag, Irish Traditional Music, Modern Languages, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland