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10 November 2014

Our Garden 2014-2015

In September the children in our Early Intervention Class in “Nead na Coille” planted daffodil bulbs with the help of teacher Fiona and Special Needs Assistants Jane and Monica.             In October the 5th and 6th class children did their “surface composting” again this year. First they ensured one of the raised beds was cleared […]

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21 September 2014

Our Art Work 2014 – 2015.


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03 July 2014

Helen Ryan Retires

On June 24th 2014 we said farewell to our P.E. teacher Helen Ryan. She spent thirteen years coming to our school each week to give the children their P.E. instruction. Helen has many other commitments in her busy life, so she decided to retire from the school schedule, and June 24th was her last session […]

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04 June 2014

School Tours 2013 – 2014

On Friday May 30th the Junior and Senior Infants together with 3rd and 4th class went to the Mardyke Sports Arena for a day of activity and fun. They left the school early and traveled in on a bright red double decker bus.  Junior Infants;                The children had a great day of fun and […]

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25 March 2014

Our Indoor Hurling & Camogie

“On the 29th of January the boys in 3rd and 4th class entered an indoor hurling tournament. The first round was held in Cloughduv. We got through to the county final. The final was held at Na Piarsaigh on the 6th of March. In our first match we played Ballinacarriga and we won. In the […]

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18 March 2014

Seatbelt Sherrif Competition

Our 1st class children were one of five countrywide prize-winners in a poster competition sponsored by the Road Safety Authority. They made a poster around the theme of buckling up your seatbelt. They were invited to Dublin Castle for a fun-filled day with the other prize-winners. Their trip also included a visit to Dublin Zoo. […]

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30 September 2013

If You Go Down To The Woods Today…….

On the 25th of September a group of children from 5th and 6th class went to Farran Wood for and orienteering workshop. In the weeks leading up to that, the children had been learning all about orienteering during P.E. time while the rest of the class were training for Sciath na Scol. They started with […]

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30 September 2013

Nead na Coille

We opened our new special unit which caters for children with a diagnosis of autism on August 29th. We chose the name because the word “nead” the Irish for nest represents a safe and secure place for the children, and it is hoped that in the future they will “fledge” to their local mainstream school. […]

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28 September 2013

Our Summer Holidays

“We went to a campsite in Italy. It was very hot about 35 deg. We stayed in the pool for a few hours every day. One day we visited a theme park, it was amazing. It was the best summer holiday ever”! – Ruth. “I went to pony camp in Rycourt. We did show-jumping and […]

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17 September 2013

Our School Garden 13/14

As we had a lovely warm summer our garden thrived this year. There was much feeding and watering throughout the summer holidays  but our work was repaid with a great crop of rhubarb, blackcurrants, potatoes, runner beans, our pumpkins are coming along nicely and we even had a few apples on our two trees.    Oct. 2013  […]

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