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9 Dec · Elishe Burke · No Comments

Busy Little Gardeners

We were very excited to plant a James Grieve and a Katy apple tree last Tuesday. We learned that we have to wait till Spring 2020 to see flowers on our apple trees.  The children used their iPads to represent the life cycle of an apple tree. Richard, a gardener from Grow it Yourself came …

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15 Nov · Maura · No Comments

Tickets on Sale!!! Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

The opening night of the much anticipated ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ is nearly on us. Shows will be on Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th.  Tickets for the shows are available to buy in the school office. The children have put in a huge amount of time and effort over the past few …

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15 Nov · Elishe Burke · No Comments

A Visit from Ann’s Farm

The children were delighted with a visit from Peter Rabbit and his furry friends on Wednesday. We had fun learning about mammals and even got to dress up the stuffed animals. We also planted Acorn seeds with Ann.

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8 Nov · Mary · No Comments

A Visit from the Gardaí

We were delighted that the Gardaí visited our school this week. Many children had lots of fun exploring the Garda car and motor cycle.  

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4 Nov · Maura · No Comments

China

Ms. Heffernan’s 6th class studied China before the Halloween break. They presented their work to their class and also integrated the topic into art lessons by constructing Chinese Dragons.

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23 Oct · Elishe Burke · No Comments

Maths Week

First Class were excited to solve Maths problems outside during Maths Week. We worked in teams to complete a Maths Trail and used the iPads to record our findings.

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22 Oct · Maura · No Comments

Maths Week – Emo Park

Mrs. Hutchinson’s 3rd class were lucky to get chosen for a trip to Emo Park during Maths week. A lovely lady called Martina gave us a tour of Emo house while at the same time engaging in a maths trail noticing all the 2D and 3D shapes all around us such as the trapeziums (a …

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17 Oct · Elishe Burke · No Comments

Celebrating Cultures

Junior Infants, First and Second Class held a Celebration Day to learn about France, Portugal and Italy in anticipation of our visiting European teachers. We sampled delicious food from each country and the children presented some facts that they had researched. Ms Monaghan’s Junior Infants introduced Séan our Mascot and even sang Twinkle Twinkle in …

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16 Oct · Mary · No Comments

Erasmus – Culture4kids ‘Beyond the Textbook’ in St Brigids Primary School

We are delighted to be involved in the Erasmus Plus Programme which is funded by the European Commission, running from 2018 – 2020. There are six countries involved; Ireland, Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Italy and Portugal. It takes cultural heritage ‘beyond the textbook’ for students, teachers and community. The programme uses an eTwinning platform to connect …

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9 Oct · Maura · No Comments

Hip Hop

Some of the third class children had a chance to engage in Hip Hop dancing in the library lately. Below are a few pictures of Mr. Whelan’s class.

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