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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
For the last few weeks Ms. Keane's Junior Infants and Mrs. Mahon's 3rd and 4th class have been doing shared reading on Friday mornings. The 3rd and 4th class children have been reading lovely stories to the junior infants. They also have been asking them questions about the story. They all have really enjoyed getting [...]