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Fun times at July Provision in Barefield NS

Some pictures from our wonderful two weeks of July Education. The children had a great time playing together in our sensory rooms, school halls and with our imagination playground. They even learned to make pizza and chocolate rice krispie buns. A great time was had by all.

By |2020-07-31T21:15:22+01:00July 31st, 2020|ASD Class, Board of Management, Celebrations, Curriculum, General, News, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Fun times at July Provision in Barefield NS

Principal’s Message to Staff and Parents 25-03-2020

Re. Home Learning during COVID-19 Emergency:  As I reflect on the last two weeks, I wish to compliment both staff and parents on the amazing achievements in adapting to the huge unprecedented change that has enveloped our community and school routines. These circumstances are new to us all and we are all trying to help [...]

By |2020-03-24T18:06:26+00:00March 24th, 2020|Board of Management, Curriculum, News, Parents' Association, Special Need Education|Comments Off on Principal’s Message to Staff and Parents 25-03-2020

Our Pupils with Additional Needs

Congratulations to the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) who have posted fantastic new resources for children with additional needs. Please click 'Read More' to acccess: https://ncse.ie/online-resources:  

By |2020-03-22T10:46:24+00:00March 22nd, 2020|ASD Class, Learning Support, News, Special Need Education|Comments Off on Our Pupils with Additional Needs

Arrival of Imagination Playground Equipment

There was a lot of fun in our school this morning. Co. Clare CYPSC and Healthy Ireland brought the wonderful Imagination Playground equipment to our school. The mission of Imagination Playground is to encourage child-directed, unstructured and creative "free play". This is the kind of play that experts say is critical to a young child's [...]

By |2020-02-26T18:44:19+00:00February 26th, 2020|Active School Flag, Aistear, ASD Class, Celebrations, Learning Support, News, PE, Special Need Education|Comments Off on Arrival of Imagination Playground Equipment

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 [...]

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 [...]

Potato Chips!

Potato Chips! In class we learned about potatoes and how they grow. This made us very hungry…. so we decided to make our own potato chips!! We wrote out a recipe and followed the instructions. We even peeled our own potatoes. And then we enjoyed the delicious chips! They were YUM! Mr. Burns got some [...]

By |2019-10-16T22:37:25+01:00October 16th, 2019|Celebrations, News, Special Need Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Potato Chips!

New Facilities at Barefield N.S.

Instead of 'Room To Improve', it was 'Classrooms to Improve' during our Summer Holidays. We had a 7 week window to complete 5 major new facilities by our back to school deadline of 28-08-2019.  A huge workload within this short timeframe!  Our projects consisted of: (1) state of the art  Classroom for children with autism [...]

By |2019-09-15T10:48:42+01:00September 15th, 2019|ASD Class, Board of Management, Celebrations, News, Special Need Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Facilities at Barefield N.S.