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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

Some STEAM Activities

Well done to Clare Education Centre Director and staff who are publishing some wonderful weekly STEAM activities and challenges. Be sure to visit: for your weekly project. Please click 'Read More' for further information and best of luck to everyone. Click on image to enlarge. Enjoy.                            

By |2020-05-08T10:28:23+01:00May 8th, 2020|Mathematics, News, Science, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Some STEAM Activities

6th Class Construction Projects

Well done to Joe, Matthew and James, from Rang VI,  for their very imaginative construction projects. These were completed at home over the last few weeks. We are very impressed by their amazing work!

By |2020-04-22T15:02:10+01:00April 22nd, 2020|6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Curriculum, General, Geography, History, News, SESE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on 6th Class Construction Projects

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 [...]

Full STEAM ahead !

Since October 2019 the pupils in fourth class have been set STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) challenges ranging from crossing an imaginary river with paper boats, to building the highest book tower to support a weight, investigating sound, building their own tin phones and becoming shoe makers for a few days to list [...]

By |2020-03-21T17:40:06+00:00March 21st, 2020|4th Mr. Frawley 2019/20, Curriculum, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, Mathematics, Science, SESE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Full STEAM ahead !

Lá na Máithreacha sona duit

Ag iarraidh lá iontach taitneamhach do gach máthair agus seanmháthair. Happy Mother's Day to all our wonderful mothers and grandmothers. Remember, there are lots of wonderful websites, if you would like to create some Mother's Day art / craft with your children, e.g.      

By |2020-03-20T10:31:54+00:00March 20th, 2020|Celebrations, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Lá na Máithreacha sona duit

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: 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

STEAM Experiment Egg Timer Rang III

My Rang III pupils are naturally curious. We had a most enjoyable class making egg-timers using re-cycled plastic bottles and free flowing solid materials. The timer had to take 1 minute for all the sand to travel from one end of the timer to the other. Our pupils had great fun ensuring the egg timer was [...]

By |2020-03-09T21:58:18+00:00March 9th, 2020|3rd Mr. Burns 2019/20, Curriculum, Mathematics, News, Science, SESE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on STEAM Experiment Egg Timer Rang III

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!