Great Excitement Preparing for our Senior Spring Concert, Tuesday 18-02-2020

At the moment, our school is full of buzz and excitement preparing for our Senior Spring Concert.  The busiest room in our school is our halla! Our pupils are really enjoying rehearsing for their performances. We are really looking forward to preforming for all our parents in Glór next Tuesday night, February 18th. We look [...]

By |2020-02-16T11:48:59+00:00February 14th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 1st Mrs. Kilcawley 2019/20, Celebrations, Drama, English, Gaeilge, Music, News, Parents' Association, PE, Special Need Education, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Great Excitement Preparing for our Senior Spring Concert, Tuesday 18-02-2020

Junior Spring Concert 2020

Our Junior Spring Concert proved to be a most exciting and entertaining morning when our junior classes  performed to a packed audience of parents and grandparents in our halla. All our pupils excelled in singing, dancing, acting and recitations. Our ‘Over the Rainbow’ Playschool performed Songs, Poems and Rhymes. Our Junior Infants dramatised ‘There's a [...]

Fundraising for Temple Street

Congratulations to our past pupil Ciarán Burns along with Patrick McInerney, Frank Melody and Dean Ryan fundraised €27,199.91 for Temple Street Hospital. We were very proud to hold a raffle here in the school for a delicious hamper and a signed jersey from the Kilkenny hurling team. Many thanks to Ciaran for coming in and [...]

By |2020-02-10T13:45:57+00:00February 10th, 2020|Active School Flag, Board of Management, Celebrations, News, PE|Comments Off on Fundraising for Temple Street

The Celts by Pupils of Ranganna III-IV

Principal John Burns had a most enjoyable class visit today to Ms. McMahon's  class, who informed him all about The Celts. Mr. Burns learned that The Celts  first arrived in Ireland about 500 BC. Men and women in Celtic times usually wore long tunics with different accessories, such as coats, capes, jewelry or belts. Most [...]

By |2020-02-05T17:53:04+00:00February 5th, 2020|History, News|Comments Off on The Celts by Pupils of Ranganna III-IV

Cros Naomh Bríde

Comhghairdeas le daltaí ó Rang VI a rinne Crosanna Bhríde i rith na seachtaine seo caite. Sa ghrianghraf atá againn, tá Robbie agus Darragh ag tabhairt Cros álainn atá déanta acu do Phríomhoide John Burns. Cuireadh an chros seo ar taispeáint in Oifig an Phríomhoide.

By |2020-02-05T18:01:35+00:00February 5th, 2020|Celebrations, Gaeilge, History, News, Religion, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Cros Naomh Bríde

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

In Barefield N.S., We Strive To Make A Difference With All Our Pupils

"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them. Is this job tough? You betcha. But it is not impossible. We're educators. We're born to make a difference." Listen to  Rita Pierson's full TED Talk by clicking: here. It is inspirational.

By |2020-02-03T19:16:40+00:00February 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on In Barefield N.S., We Strive To Make A Difference With All Our Pupils

Lá Fhéile Bríde

St. Brigid's Day is the first day of February, the first day of Spring. St Brigid was born near Dundalk, Co. Louth about 451 A.D. She lived around the time of St Patrick. She is the second patron saint of Ireland, after St Patrick. She is also known as Muire na nGael or Mary of [...]

By |2020-02-03T18:35:25+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Celebrations, News, Religion, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Lá Fhéile Bríde

Vision for Ballyallia Lake

Barefield Tidy Towns has launched the Ballyallia Lake Amenity Enhancement Plan. Many of our parents and  pupils live in Ballyallia, which is a wonderful sporting and relaxing amenity for our young and old to enjoy. The sights and sounds of nature and wildlife are a source of great joy to all. In conjunction with other [...]

By |2020-01-31T20:47:19+00:00January 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Vision for Ballyallia Lake