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Lamh Song: Let It Snow!

We’ll be doing this Lámh song for our Christmas Carol Service this year.


Christmas Cup Tree

The pupils and staff in The Glen have spent the last couple of weeks creating a special Christmas Tree. The tree is made from plastic cups which are glued to circles of corrugated plastic. All of the cups were first covered in different shades of green, using tissue paper and crepe paper. We cut out different sizes of circles of corrugated plastic and glued
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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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Happy Christmas!

  Happy Christmas everyone from 1st Class! Wishing you all a great holiday and a happy and healthy 2016.   Here are some pictures of us making our clay decorations. 


Christmas Charity Donations

During our Christmas Nativity Service in Ransboro Church on Thursday December 18th, a collection took place amongst the congregation. The school would like to thank the parents, grandparents, relations and friends of the pupils of the school for their most generous donations towards the most needy in our society this Christmas. The collection was divided evenly between the Sligo Social Services and the Society
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Christmas Nativity Service

All pupils from the school took part in our annual Nativity Service in Ransboro Church on Thursday December 18th. Parents, grandparents and friends joined us in the church to watch the pupils retell the story of the Nativity. This year, we decided to tell the story of the birth of Jesus through verse. Interspersed with the verses, traditional and modern carols were sung. Jacob
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Advent Table Quiz

On Wednesday afternoon this week, all the pupils in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class went to the hall to take part in an Advent Table Quiz. Most of the teams consisted of one pupil from each of the classes. There were eight rounds with six questions in each round. All of the questions were based on the theme of Advent, the birth of
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Christmas Art

1st Class have been very busy making beautiful art pieces for the Christmas season. They created a winter scene using crepe paper and paint, Santa and his reindeer flying over a moonlit sky using paint, and they also made some clay ornaments for their Christmas tree. Their snow globes can be seen on a previous post http://ransboro.ie/2014/12/12/trapped-in-a-snow-globe-1st-class/   Kathleen added to our Christmas spirit
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Sixth Class Christmas Village

Sixth class constructed a model Christmas village as our Art lesson over the last few weeks. First we constructed different shaped buildings from cardboard, paying particular attention to features like windows, doors, roofs and chimneys. Next we covered our structures with papier-mâché. When the papier-mâché dried, we designed shop-fronts for our buildings and painted them accordingly. Finally we added festive effects such as snow
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Christmas Shoeboxes

Many thanks to all of you who participated in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. This is an annual event in the school which gives pupils the opportunity to give a gift to a child in a poor part of the world at Christmas, either in Eastern Europe or Africa. The appeal is organised by Team Hope every year. It was great to see such a
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