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Sending Hope and Love in a Shoe Box!

Last week, Senior Infants took part in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. The Christmas Shoebox Appeal sends thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes to children in Africa and Eastern Europe. The children who will receive these shoeboxes are affected by poverty in different ways. Many come from families with very little income, others live on the margins of [...]

By |2019-11-26T20:52:53+00:00November 26th, 2019|Celebrations, Curriculum, Junior Entrepreneur, News, Religion, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on Sending Hope and Love in a Shoe Box!

A New Year a New Green Team!

Meet our new Green School Committee for the School Year 2019-2020.  We are working extremely hard behind the scenes planning our school year ahead.  The new Green Team presented a presentation at whole school Assembly, November 25th on the theme of the Marine Environment. The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:44:32+00:00November 26th, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Curriculum, Geography, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, History, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on A New Year a New Green Team!

Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association

Our Parents' Association will be hosting our annual Hallowe'en Cake Sale and Coffee morning this Friday October 25th from 9.30am. They are inviting parents to attend if convenient, as it is a great opportunity to meet and to chat with other parents over a coffee, while also giving parents an opportunity to see their child(ren) [...]

By |2019-10-22T13:49:40+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Celebrations, English, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association

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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 6th, 2019|Celebrations, News, SPHE, x- In the Classrooms 2018/2019|Comments Off on Student Council: Friendship Week 2019
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