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

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 [...]

Saint Brigid’s Crosses with Friends

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 [...]

By |2020-02-04T20:56:46+00:00February 4th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 5th Mrs. Baker 2019/20, Curriculum, History, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Religion, SESE, SPHE, Student's Council, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Saint Brigid’s Crosses with Friends

Shared Reading

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 [...]

By |2020-01-31T20:32:50+00:00January 31st, 2020|3rd/4th Mrs. McMahon 2019/20, English, JI Mrs. Keane 2019/20, News, SPHE|Comments Off on Shared Reading