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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+01:00July 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+01:00June 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!………….. 

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+01:00June 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

Global Citizenship – Marine Environment

As part of our efforts to obtain our 7th Green Flag, our Rang VI pupils, fully equipped,  ventured to Quilty Beach, where we cleaned the beach, collecting all types of rubbish and plastics. The renowned environmentalist, Carmel Madigan, taught our pupils about our  marine eco-systems and the work being done to save them. It was [...]

By |2019-05-16T20:11:51+01:00May 16th, 2019|News, Science, SPHE|Comments Off on Global Citizenship – Marine Environment

“Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Our Green School Committee presented a presentation to both our Junior and Senior Assembly on the theme of the Marine Environment on Tuesday April 30th.  The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green Schools flag. Points raised by the committee included the importance of our marine environment, threats to the marine environment, [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:55:44+01:00May 13th, 2019|Celebrations, Green School Flag, News, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on “Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Over the Rainbow Playschool Road Safety Theme

Our Playschool pupils were busy making a road to play on with toy cars and traffic lights. Ann-Marie read a story from 'Simon and Friends', other  RSA books and our pupils also listened to an RSA CD. Thanks to Ann-Marie, Mary and Frances,  our young pupils now have a great idea on the importance of  [...]

By |2019-03-30T20:21:46+01:00March 30th, 2019|News, SPHE|Comments Off on Over the Rainbow Playschool Road Safety Theme

Student Council: Friendship Week 2019

Friendship Week took place 28 January - 1 February 2019. This event was organised by the Student Council. All classes were involved in the creation of a beautiful display in the reception area of the school, entitled 'Hanging with my Friends'. The Student Council spoke to the school in assembly about the importance of friendship, [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:05:06+01:00February 6th, 2019|Celebrations, News, SPHE, x- In the Classrooms 2018/2019|Comments Off on Student Council: Friendship Week 2019

Friendship Week…Ní Neart Go Cur Le Chéile

This week is 'Friendship Week' here in Barefield N.S. We aim to celebrate friendship in a special way. The pupils themselves will undertake many activities which focus on showing respect and kindness to each other both at home and in school.  We would encourage all parents to talk to the children about the events happening [...]

By |2019-01-26T15:48:23+01:00January 26th, 2019|Celebrations, News, SPHE|Comments Off on Friendship Week…Ní Neart Go Cur Le Chéile

Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee

“Don’t trash where we splash” The Green School Committee are hoping to obtain their 8th and final Green School Flag this coming school year. They organised an A4 Poster competition on our new theme ‘Marine Environment’ which focuses on raising awareness of marine eco-systems and the work being done to save them. All classes took [...]

By |2018-12-21T15:25:31+01:00December 21st, 2018|Celebrations, Discover Primary Science and Maths, Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SPHE, Uncategorized, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee

Garda Visit to Junior Infants

There was great excitement in Junior Infants on Wednesday morning when Garda David paid a visit to our class. He drove into the junior yard in the Garda van. Garda David told the children all about his uniform. The children tried on his Garda hat and vest. Garda David put his handcuffs on all the [...]

By |2018-12-04T08:49:51+01:00November 29th, 2018|Geography, JI Mr. Duggan 2018/19, JI Ms. Keane 2018/19, SPHE|Comments Off on Garda Visit to Junior Infants
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