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

Global Citizenship Marine Environment Flag

I am delighted to inform you all that our application for the Global Citizenship Marine Environment Green Flag has been successful. Barefield School has been awarded its eight Green Flag! Ms. Power, Mr Chambers and the Green Schools Committees, past and present,  deserve a huge amount of thanks for their hard work and dedication. We [...]

By |2020-06-03T13:08:41+01:00June 3rd, 2020|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Geography, Green School Flag, History, News, Programmes, Science, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on Global Citizenship Marine Environment Flag

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge tosnaithe inár scoil. Tosnaíonn gach lá le ceol iontach, aoibhinn ó bhanna ceoil Mr. Liddy. Déanann na páistí gach iarrach Gaeilge a labhairt go minic i rith an lae. Tá a lán dár ndaltaí páirteach freisin i bhFéile na hInse.                           

By |2020-03-10T19:47:21+00:00March 10th, 2020|Féile na hÍnse, Gaeilge, Irish Traditional Music, Music, News|Comments Off on Seachtain na Gaeilge

Féile na hInse

Bhí lá iontach ag Rang III i bhFéile na hInse. Ghlacamar páirt sa chomórtas ‘Agallamh Beirte’. Bhuamar go leor bonn. Bhain gach páiste sár taitneamh as an ocáid iontach seo. Ba taithí iontach é do gach duine.  Míle buíochas do Mháire as gach cabhair a thug sí do na daltaí. Maith sibh go léir.

By |2020-03-09T22:01:01+00:00March 9th, 2020|3rd Mr. Burns 2019/20, Curriculum, Féile na hÍnse, Gaeilge, News|Comments Off on Féile na hInse

Féile na hÍnse 2020

Chuamar ar cuairt go dtí rang Ms. Daly Dé hAoine. D'éisteamar leis na dánta a rinne na dáltaí do Fhéile na hÍnse. Bhí siad ar fheabhas! Comhghairdeas do na daltaí go léir a ghlac páirt sna gcomórtaisí Féile na hÍnse 2020.

By |2020-03-08T12:36:24+00:00March 8th, 2020|1st Mrs. Collins 2019/20, 2nd Mrs. Daly 2019/20, Curriculum, Drama, Féile na hÍnse, Gaeilge, News|Comments Off on Féile na hÍnse 2020

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

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