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Hallowe’en Art

  First Class created very scary haunted houses in art last week. Here are some spooky pictures…….

First Class Maths Trail

Last week First Class did a maths trail using Ipods and QR codes! We had great fun!

Harvest time at Ransboro!

We were gardening today in school, we harvested some beetroot! The beetroot is purple with green leaves.  It grew in the soil from a seed. Seamus showed us some potatoes, white and red onions which he harvested earlier in September. The peas will be ready next week, we tasted some, they were delicious! We also tasted mint and chives! Here are some comments from the children
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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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