Bishop Fintan recently visited our local Templemaley, a site near our school, that is rich in History, Cultural and Religious traditions. Please click on title heading 'Local History Templemaley' to view his visit on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFTPXulBF2A&feature=youtu.be
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!
Principal John Burns had a most enjoyable class visit today to Ms. McMahon's class, who informed him all about The Celts. Mr. Burns learned that The Celts first arrived in Ireland about 500 BC. Men and women in Celtic times usually wore long tunics with different accessories, such as coats, capes, jewelry or belts. Most [...]
Comhghairdeas le daltaí ó Rang VI a rinne Crosanna Bhríde i rith na seachtaine seo caite. Sa ghrianghraf atá againn, tá Robbie agus Darragh ag tabhairt Cros álainn atá déanta acu do Phríomhoide John Burns. Cuireadh an chros seo ar taispeáint in Oifig an Phríomhoide.
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 [...]