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Fourth Class go to Parkes Castle

Post written and typed by Joe, Lucy and Emily B. We visited Parke’s Castle on Monday the 19th of September. We had lots of fun on the bus to the castle. When we got there we were amazed at how old it was.We went into a separate room and saw a small clip of all the monuments around Ireland for example our local Carramore
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First class learning subtraction

We were learning all about subtraction in a fun way today. Here we are doing our activities.  

Not so Scary Scarecrows!!

We painted a background of a sky and different fields using water paints, then we added our scarecrows! Some comments from the children; “My scarecrow has 19 patches”, Romilly Rose. “Our scarecrows turned out lovely”, Conor. “My scarecrow is very scary”, Harry. “My scarecrow’s name is Aimee Lee”, Isabel. Aoibhinn added, “my scarecrow loves buttons, so I called her Buttons”! Here are some photos…  

Ireland’s Fastest Feet

On Sunday 11th September a number of children from 1st and 2nd classes entered Sligo’s leg of Ireland’s Fastest Feet at the Regional Sports Complex. The children had the opportunity to run 20m through speed gates. The children all ran very well and received certificates for their efforts. We need to wait to see if any of the children make it through to the finals
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Swim For A Mile Fundraiser

Ransboro National School would like to express their sincere thanks to Michael Farrell, who participated in the recent “Swim For A Mile” event and raised the princely sum of €1200 for The Glen at Ransboro National School. Michael is a friend of Linda and John Golden, parents of Adam, who were very instrumental in fundraising and supporting this event. Thanks also to parents from
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Blast Off!

Senior Infants have been working on a Space theme in Aistear over the past few weeks, here are some photos of our activities!       Some of our activities included; We learned all about The Solar System and an easy way to remember the names of all the planets…My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming Planets! We drew the solar system on black
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Last week 1st Class had a ‘Titanic Day’. The children got a ticket for the boat in 1st Class, 2nd Class or 3rd Class and they had to dress accordingly. The effort that was put into the children’s outfits that day was second to none. They looked brilliant. Many thanks to all the parents for all the time they put into it. The children
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School Tour 1st Class

This year 1st and 2nd Class went to ‘Castle Adventure’ farm and playground in Ballyshannon. It really was a tour to remember! The children had a smile on their face from the moment they got on the bus to the moment they returned. There was a wide selection of animals for the children to see and learn about…and even pet! The children became very
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Irish Coast Guard

We had a very exciting morning in school today. An Irish Coast Guard helicopter landed in the GAA pitch beside our school!  While the helicopter was landing, it got very windy and noisy! We got a chance to walk through it and we found it very interesting.  A huge thanks to the crew for showing us inside the helicopter and for our cool wrist bands! Here
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Coast Guard Helicopter Visit

The helicopter from the Strandhill-based Coast Guard visited the school on Tuesday June 7th, 2016. All of the pupils gathered at the nearby GAA pitch and watched as the helicopter appeared on the horizon, circled around and then landed carefully in the middle of the pitch. Once the rotors had come to a standstill, all of the pupils, class by class, got the chance
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