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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!

Moylussa Adventure

Well done to 45 pupils from Rang VI for hiking to the highest point in Clare on Friday. We left school for Killaloe at 9am and began our hike at 10.15am. We reached the peak of Moylussa  (532 metres) after about 2 hours of walking.  We took in the spectacular views of Lough Derg [...]

By |2019-06-16T19:26:32+01:00June 16th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Field Trips, General, News, PE|Comments Off on Moylussa Adventure

Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions

Congratulations to our Rang VI girls who showed unbelievable determination and skill during a hard fought battle against our neighbours, Knockanean NS, in the Division 1 Clare Ladies Football Final. The match took place in a sun drenched Cusack Park and was a nail-biting encounter from beginning to end. Knockanean led at half time on [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:15:12+01:00June 10th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Celebrations, General, News, PE, Team Sports|Comments Off on Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions

Active School Week

Last week we celebrated Active School week. A huge range of activities were organised for the children. The aim behind holding Active School Week is to promote and encourage children to become more active. We had soccer, tennis, rugby, aerobics, hockey, athletics, cycling, basketball and yoga on offer. Many thanks to the parents, older siblings [...]

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

Rang III Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station Tour

On Tuesday May 28th,, both Rang III classes went on tour to Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station. The children had a fantastic day out and were greeted by Tour Guides, who gave each of them a hi-viz jacket, safety goggles and a hard hat. The first stop on the tour was a fountain made from a [...]

By |2019-05-29T22:34:45+01:00May 29th, 2019|3rd Mr. Burns 2018/19, Geography, History, News, Science, SESE|Comments Off on Rang III Ardnacrusha Hydro Generating Station Tour

Football Finalists

The girls played two very exciting matches against Knockanean NS and Gaelscoil Mhichíl Cíosóg today. After a slight (accidental) detour to Gurteen we eventually arrived at the Gaelscoil's pitch, just in time for our games!  The games were very competitive but our sheer determination and perseverance prevailed and we were victorious against both schools. We [...]

By |2019-05-22T19:42:12+01:00May 22nd, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, News, PE|Comments Off on Football Finalists

Soccer Champions

The sixth class girls were crowned champions of Clare in the FAI 5 a side schools soccer competition and will now go on to represent the school in the Munster finals in Limerick next Wednesday, May 15th . We are all very proud of their success to date. We wish the team and their coach, [...]

By |2019-05-08T15:28:17+01:00May 8th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Celebrations, General, News, PE, Team Sports|Comments Off on Soccer Champions

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 [...]

Basketball Tournament

Best of luck to our Sixth Class girls team tomorrow as they will be taking part in the final stage of the Marion Keane Basketball Tournament. The competition will take place in Ennistymon at 11am.

By |2019-04-09T18:34:21+01:00April 9th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, News, Team Sports|Comments Off on Basketball Tournament
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