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 [...]
Barefield National School participated in the Concern Worldwide Debating competition last week. The pupils from Ms Clune's 5th class took on the pupils from Inch National School. The motion was “Primary School children should be banned from owning a mobile phone”. The pupils were proposing the motion and it was [...]
Currently, our pupils are mini-scientists. Einstein would be very proud of us! Experiments are underway in classrooms involving: Forces, Magnetism, Properties of Materials, Characteristics of Materials, and Electricity. Teachers are amazed with the ingenuity and initiatives shown by their pupils. A major Science Exhibition Day is planned in our Halla [...]
We wish to pay tribute to the the late Gay Byrne R.I.P., pioneering Broadcaster, host of the Late, Late Show on RTÉ television and The Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ Radio. During one of our visits to the RDS Science Exhibitions, he kindly came over to view our pupils' science [...]
Some budding engineers working very hard this week on their creations!
Our Hallwe'en Party truly lived up to all expectations this year. We had fairies, princes and pupils dressed in the most creative and fun costumes roaming our classrooms and corridors. Bhain gach duine sár taitneamh as an lá. A huge 'bualadh bos' to all who made such a spooktacular effort!
Last Friday, our eyes were opened in awe at the wonderful array of sumptuous food that was presented by our Parents' Association at our annual Hallowe'en Coffee morning. From creepy coloured buns to cute looking cakes, the Halloween party food was a sight to behold! The treats did not last [...]
Please read PRO Report from our recent Board of Management meeting:
The musical band, The Busquitos, visited our school today and entertained our pupils with brilliantly played jazz music, creative rhythm and dance. Our pupils were singing, dancing and clapping to the beat. Many thanks to Mr. Liddy for organising this visit. A fun afternoon was had by all.
Barefield N.S. and Cratloe N.S. played a thrilling final in Cusack Park today with Barefield pupils eventually emerging victorious by 3 points in a hard fought contest, the final score being 0.07 to 0.04. The pupils from Cratloe N.S. are to be congratulated for their brilliant performance. This was an [...]
Our Parents' Association will be hosting our annual Hallowe'en Cake Sale and Coffee morning this Friday October 25th from 9.30am. They are inviting parents to attend if convenient, as it is a great opportunity to meet and to chat with other parents over a coffee, while also giving parents an [...]