Spring has Sprung!

We are delighted to see Spring has arrived and we’re watching out for signs of spring everywhere! Here is some of our spring art so far….  


Our Pet Mice!

We read the novel, Happy Mouseday by Dick King-Smith. We wanted to have our own pet mouse so we made one out of clay! Check them out…..      


Viking Projects

Third class have been learning about Vikings over the last few weeks and worked in pairs on their projects. Here are a few quotes from the children: Isabel – “I liked working in pairs because I was with my friend. We built a round tower, a shield and a sword”. Turlough – “I loved how the ship was made. I learned that vikings are
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Leave No Trace Workshop

In December Third Class took part in a Leave No Trace workshop based on environmental awareness and promoting the importance of our oceans. Dorothy, our speaker on the day, brought in various objects she found on a local beach. In groups the children had to estimate how long each item would take to disintegrate. Items such as plastic bags, runners and glass bottles were
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Wind Socks

During our topic on weather. We made wind socks and took them outside to test them in different areas. “On the basketball court we could tell the way the wind was blowing” Sarah “We went onto the infant yard, it was strong and it was blowing our wind socks really high” Jack “You could tell it was strong because of the height the wind
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We made marshmallow snowmen!

We made melted snowmen out of marshmallows and decorated them .Our snowman sat on chocolate swissroll.The best part was eating them .!!!!! We made little cribs , Christmas trees and Christmas stockings.


Christmas Carol Service

Our annual Christmas Carol Service took place in Ransboro Church on Tuesday December 20th. All pupils from Junior Infants to 6th class took part in the service. The service told the story of the Nativity, interspersed with carols, both traditional and modern. As usual, our Junior Infants were dressed as angels and our Senior Infants were dressed as shepherds. They sang two songs together.
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New Soft Play Area

As part of the re-development of the school in 2015, we made provision for a Soft Play area at the rear of the school. At the time, our funding only allowed us to provide a large climbing frame in this area, although we had planned out the rest of the area. Now, thanks to fundraising by our Parents’ Association (7th Class, The Adults), mainly
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Some of our Christmas art in First Class!

Christmas Stockings “We sewed Christmas stockings with a needle and some wool.  Then we decorated them, I am going to hang mine up on my Christmas tree!”, Patrick. “My stocking is beautiful!”, Aoibhe. “We had so much fun sticking pom poms and gems on our stockings!”, Isabel Snowglobes “I really liked making our snowglobes, especially when we put the glitter in and it went down
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An Nollaig

The children in 4th Class have been doing a drama ‘as Gaeilge’ portraying the story of the first Christmas. 2nd and 3rd Classes came to watch them act it out. Well done to all! In Art the children also drew and painted the Nativity Scene. They turned out beautifully!