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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We welcomed Jack, Emer, Elise, Gavin and Eoin, students from St. Flannan's College, who visited our pupils to explain about their project, called Terra Star. With this project, they won third prize in the International NASA Ames space settlement design contest (most senior category). TerraStar features a plan to 3D print a settlement in-situ in [...]
Circular Revolution | New Exhibition turning Marine Plastic into Art Gallery3rd Mr. Burns 2018/19, 3rd Mrs. McMahon 2018/19, 4th Mr. Frawley 2018/19, 4th Mrs. Raftery 2018/19, 5th Mr. Murray 2018/19, 5th Mrs. Quinn 2018/19, 6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, English, News, Science, Visual Arts
A new art exhibition: ‘The Circular Revolution – Towards Zero’, involving Barefield N.S. and 11 other primary schools across Clare has been designed and curated by Carmel Madigan, a professional artist and founder of the Loop Head Summer Hedge School. As part of this Explorers Education Programme in Clare, our pupils created unique artworks from marine [...]
Our pupils happily watched M&M Productions perform 'The Hobbit'. The story was about an old wizard who was looking for a hobbit to go on a dangerous adventure to find golden, sparkling treasure. He found the perfect hobbit to go on this magical adventure: Bilbo Baggins. They set off the next bright sunny morning. We [...]
Today we had our end of term Christmas Mass. Our Senior Infants performed The Nativity Play under the excellent direction of Ms. Daly, Ms. Power and Ms. Quinn. Well done to Ms. Moore for co-ordinating the occasion, to Ms. Corrigan for the superb Christmas performance by our choir, to Fr. Jerry for a most meaningful [...]
We made delicious chocolate biscuit cake puddings in class. We decorated them with icing and other treats.
We completed group and individual Christmas art projects in Ms O'Connor's room.
“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 [...]