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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+01:00July 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+01:00June 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+01:00June 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

Visit of St. Flannan’s College Students and Scientists

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 [...]

By |2019-05-24T08:39:40+01:00May 23rd, 2019|Celebrations, Discover Primary Science and Maths, News, Science, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Visit of St. Flannan’s College Students and Scientists

Circular Revolution | New Exhibition turning Marine Plastic into Art

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 [...]

The Hobbit

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 [...]

By |2019-03-27T18:50:43+01:00March 27th, 2019|Drama, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on The Hobbit

Our First Nativity by Senior Infants & Christmas Mass

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 [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:06:00+01:00December 21st, 2018|Celebrations, Drama, English, Music, News, Religion, SI Mrs. Power 2018/19, SI Ms. Daly 2018/19, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Our First Nativity by Senior Infants & Christmas Mass

Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee

“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 [...]

By |2018-12-21T15:25:31+01:00December 21st, 2018|Celebrations, Discover Primary Science and Maths, Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SPHE, Uncategorized, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Nollaig Shona from our Green Schools Committee
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