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Junior Infants working hard.

Some colouring, cutting and sticking work based on the story Peace At Last. We worked really well, didn’t need much help and didn’t get too much glue on the tables! Miss Wetherald was very happy with our work.


Junior Infants – First Two Days

We’ve settled into Junior Infants very well and have had a busy few days – playing, touring the school, painting, listening to stories, working and learning some of the routines of ‘big school’.


Room on the Broom

Junior and Senior Infants went to the Hawks Well Theatre on Mon March 27th to see Room on the Broom. Afterwards they went to Kevinsfort playground for lunch and play time! The children loved Room on the Broom and were very lucky to get such a nice sunny day at the park!


Polar Regions

We’ve enjoyed our topic on the Arctic and Antarctic. In class we’ve had a Polar Regions library with books to read and examples of various animals that inhabit the Polar Regions. We created our own books on polar bears and penguins. In art we painted an adult emperor penguin or a chick, recreated some Inuit art and made a scene showing a polar bear
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Junior Infants Inuit Style

For the last 4 weeks the Junior Infants have been learning all about the Arctic. They have learned about the animals and the people that live there.  We turned our dramatic play area into an igloo with an ice fishing whole and a sled with husky dogs to pull it along!! The children have had great fun learn all about the Inuit culture and
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Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley We have enjoyed reading Flat Stanley as our first novel. We have done lots of work on Flat Stanley including wanted posters, comprehension activities, designing medals, Stanley kites and a review We also made our own Flat Stanley which we took home to spend time with. Thank you to all the parents who sent in photographs of Stanley with members of second
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Horses Video

Our Literacy Group in The Glen were learning about Horses and we read a story about them. In the story we learned some new vocabulary about horses. We decided to write our own story about horses, but instead of writing the story down, we decided to make a movie of our story. Everyone in the group contributed to the story and we edited it
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Second Class 2016

Second Class have made a great start to the year. In Gaeilge we’ve been asking and answering questions based on Mé Féin, in art we used a ruler to make starburst pictures and did Graffiti style names, we’ve played maths games, looked at family trees, started our new religion books, worked on our running style in P.E. and enjoyed Golden Time. This week we
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Narnia by 4th class

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by 4th class. In fourth class we build up a picture of Narnia as we read the novel “The lion the witch and the wardrobe”. We made pictures of Mr Tumnus’s house, Mr and Mrs Beavers house, the white witch, the dwarf and the Pevence children.     We described characters in detail as we met them in
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Redevelopment of School Library Complete

The school library was completed as part of the 2001 extension of the school. It gave a great focus to reading and was in constant use by all of the classes. In 2011, with the help of the Parents’ Association, a library management system was provided, allowing the entire stock of books to be computerised. This system enabled a much more efficient system of lending
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