Cross Country

Well done to all the runners who participated in the Sligo Schools Cross Country in Rathcormac today. Everyone completed the tough course and managed a smile at the end.  The 3rd and 4th teams ran 1k and the 5th and 6th 1.2k. 3rd/4th Girls Team – Nicole Flannagan, Romily Parle, Ava Lauren McHale, Aoibhin Howard, Ivannah McMahon, Nixie Quinn. 3rd/4th boys team – Loughlin
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Athletics Fest

Congratulations to all the children who took part in the Athletics Fest for Primary Schools in I.T. Sligo Athletics Arena on Thursday 26th September. The children participated in the 100m relays, 200m and the shot putt. All the children were a credit to the school and despite the weather enjoyed the day. Special congratulations to Cathal Gilligan (1st in the 200m), Robert Sweeney (3rd
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Our Japan Podcast

We have been studying Japan over the past couple of weeks. We got the school laptops and researched different topics about Japan. We enjoyed doing this work. Today we created a podcast based on the information that we found out about Japan. We used the Audacity software to record the podcast. Then we converted it into an MP3 and posted it on our SoundCloud
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Our Trip to Parke’s Castle

4th class went to Parke’s  Castle today. We learned a lot. They had a moate. The O’Rourkes owned it. I like the Salley moate. it was a secret entrance. We were allowed in to the old sauna. We had good fun. By Harry and Jack

Shot Putt Coaching Session

Today Paul Murray from Sligo Sports and Recreation came in and took a coaching session on the shot putt with some of the children from 5th and 6th classes. He started with beanbags and worked up to a 2kg shot putt.  

Making Gingerbread Men in Junior Infants

We enjoyed listening to the story of the Gingerbread Man. We sequenced some pictures to tell the story and drew the features on our own gingerbread man. We also made our own gingerbread man. They were delicious.

Junior Infants in the Soft Play

On Thursday we went into the soft play area. Half of us played inside and half with the construction toys. Then we swapped over.

Junior Infants like …..

What do you like best about Junior Infants so far? Ferdia and James like the Magsnaps.  Odhrann and Freddie like the Lego. Meadbh, Sophie G, Dáire, Emily, Carl and Alison enjoy the soft play. Playing in the office is the favourite activity for Kate, Aide, Aoife, Íde, Mila and  Lucy. Julian likes the dinosaurs while Cillian likes the dinosaurs and the Play Mobile. Eolánn
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Humpty Dumpty in Junior Infants

We did some work based on Humpty Dumpty. We cut out pictures and placed them in the correct order to show the rhyme. We coloured pictures of Humpty Dumpty. We cut out the parts of Humpty then put them together and made a wall for him to sit on.  

Self Portraits by Junior Infants

We worked really hard on our self portraits. We looked carefully at the colour of our eyes and hair. They look just like us!