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Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

It was an exciting and historical school day  on  Friday 13th December for the  pupils of Barefield N.S. Japanese  Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano was especially invited to launch our Art Exhibition on Great Masters of the Ocean completed by our sixth class pupils under the tuition of our renowned local artist Carmel Madigan. The walls of [...]

By |2019-12-15T10:18:05+00:00December 14th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Artists in School, Board of Management, Celebrations, Geography, Green School Flag, Irish Traditional Music, Modern Languages, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

A New Year a New Green Team!

Meet our new Green School Committee for the School Year 2019-2020.  We are working extremely hard behind the scenes planning our school year ahead.  The new Green Team presented a presentation at whole school Assembly, November 25th on the theme of the Marine Environment. The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:44:32+00:00November 26th, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Curriculum, Geography, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, History, In the Classrooms 2019/2020, News, Science, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on A New Year a New Green Team!

Green Schools Committee 2019

Members of the Green Schools Committee met this week to start planning our work for the coming year. This year we will be applying for our eighth Green Flag- Global Citizenship: Marine Environment. The Committee will be speaking at the November Assembly and we are also organising a talk for the infant classes.

By |2019-11-14T17:48:00+00:00November 14th, 2019|Geography, Green School Flag, News, Science, SESE|Comments Off on Green Schools Committee 2019

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

“Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Our Green School Committee presented a presentation to both our Junior and Senior Assembly on the theme of the Marine Environment on Tuesday April 30th.  The committee spoke about their hopes of obtaining their final Green Schools flag. Points raised by the committee included the importance of our marine environment, threats to the marine environment, [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:55:44+00:00May 13th, 2019|Celebrations, Green School Flag, News, SESE, SPHE|Comments Off on “Don’t Trash where we Splash!”

Clean and Green makes Perfect Scene!

Our Green School Committee happily took part, with great enthusiasm, in our annual Easter Spring Clean Up on Friday April 5th 2019.  One of our aims is to keep our school environment a litter free zone.  Litter pickers, rubber gloves, high vis vests and refuse sacks were provided by the school and were put to [...]

By |2019-04-24T10:45:54+00:00April 19th, 2019|Green School Flag, News|Comments Off on Clean and Green makes Perfect Scene!

Beach Clean Up

Sixth class took part in a beach clean-up of Bishop's Quarter in Ballyvaughan last week. Many bags of rubbish were collected.  We found plastic bottles, netting and even a few shoes! When our hard work was complete we got a few minutes to play in the sand dunes! Afterwards we enjoyed a delicious lunch in [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:18:58+00:00April 9th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Field Trips, General, Green School Flag, News|Comments Off on Beach Clean Up

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+00:00December 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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