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27 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Great Fruit and Vegetable Challenge

Ms. Daly’s Junior Infants As part of our Healthy habits we held a Great Fruit and Vegetable challenge in our class for a month. Every day for 4 weeks we sampled fruit and vegetables in addition to our healthy lunches. We also did extra exercise in the classroom each day. We wanted to see if …

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27 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Easter Raffle

Congratulations to all the Winners of our Easter Raffle which is organised by the Parents Association each year. The winners for this year are as follows: €500                  Gibi Bhaskarac €250                  Sharon Byrne Hamper             …

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27 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Science

Science Matters RDS participation  St Brigid’s primary school has a great record of participation in science events. All classes from 4th to 6th class attended the Science Fair in the RDS on the 8th and 9th of  January. Ms. O’ Malley’s 4th class were chosen from among primary schools throughout Ireland  to display their project …

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25 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Special Olympics Basketball

This is the second year running, that Naas Special Olympics Basketball Club invited us to play against them. A number of children from 3rd class were selected to represent St.Brigid’s Primary School in a mini tournament on Monday 9th March 2015 in Naas. Naas Special Olympics Basketball Club was established in 2008. They are a …

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23 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Sports Update: Badminton and Hurling

Badminton   Badminton training has taken place every Monday evening from 2.45 to 3.45 since September. 4th class children have been training hard all year for the Shuttle Time All Ireland competition. The inaugural 2015 Shuttle Time Competition took place on Wednesday the 18th of March in the Baldoyle Badminton Centre. 21 children took part …

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23 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Seachtain na Gaeilge

 Bhí an-spórt againn i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge. Teachers and children alike made a great effort to use an extra cúpla focail , and tried out new activities both in class and in the yard. Ms. Healy organised Lá Gaeilge on Thursdays, where children received a raffle ticket for speaking Irish sa chlós. This was …

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19 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Third Class Stone Age Projects

Ms. Hyland’s 3rd class worked on Stone Age projects for almost three weeks at home and in school.  We used our imaginations and creativity.  We used a wide range of materials such as polystyrene, hessian, skewers, rice, birdseed, márla, shoe boxes, wood and of course, stone !!  We even got to use clay in art …

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18 Mar · Maura · No Comments

Dates for the Diaries

Click on the link below to get an update on some of the upcoming activities in our school. Parents will be given further details as the events get closer. We will also post some photos of the events in due course. Dates for diary

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17 Mar · Maura · No Comments

World Book Day – Buddy Reading

World Book Day was celebrated on Thursday 5th March. We used the day as an opportunity for our two buildings to get together and buddy up for some reading. The older classes buddied with children from the junior classes and shared their books with each other. The best thing was it wasn’t just reading going …

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