Share a book for World Book Day

Sixth class really enjoyed their opportunity to share a book with Junior and Senior Infants in the GP room today. Thanks to Ms Cussen for organizing this. Remember to take an opportunity to share a book at home with your child as part of World Book Day.

GP Room Transformation Update

Our GP Room is looking better each week. We are working on a whole school initiative to improve the appearance of our GP Room through displaying the wonderful work we are doing in class.

Most recently, Junior and Senior Infants created the Red Hen display while 1st and 2nd Class exhibited their 3D colour exploration work.

Check back again to see updates of the transformation.

Prayer Service

Fr Tom kindly led a Prayer Service for the staff and children in our school this morning, as part of Catholic Schools Week. We gave thanks for everyone who makes our school the active, caring community that we are all part of each day. Thank you Fr Tom for facilitating such a meaningful service.

Grandparents Day 2019

We are celebrating Catholic Schools Week in our school each day this week. We had a fantastic turnout for our annual Grandparents Day today. We welcomed in excess of 50 grandparents into our school this morning. Thank you to each and every grandparent/relation that took the time to be with us this morning. Thanks to the wonderful PA for providing refreshments for everyone at today’s event – we couldn’t do it without you!

Our wonderful team of SNAs created the beautiful ‘Remembrance Tree’ display for the grandparents who have sadly passed away and could not be with us this morning. We remember them all in our thoughts and prayers.

Book Presentation

We were delighted to receive a €1500 contribution towards new guided readers for the senior classes from our Parents Association. Anne O Doherty, Chairperson of the PA, presented the books to the school this morning. We will enjoy many hours of reading. Thank you to everyone who supports the work of our fantastic PA.

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Online Absence Reporting Form

We encourage all parents/guardians to utilise our Online Absence Report Form which can be found here or by clicking on the Absence Form page above. This online form replaces the need to submit a written note to your child’s teacher (traditionally known as the pink form in our school). It is a quick and easy method of notifying us when your child is absent.

If you experience any difficulty submitting the form, please contact Karen in the school office.

Active Assembly

At today’s Assembly, Mr Ryan surprised the children by introducing Active Assembly. Everyone assembled on yard and exercised for five minutes. David and Tom from 6th Class directed the children through five different exercises. It was great fun!

Bee Bots Floor Robots

The children have been getting to grips with the Bee Bots Floor Robots in our school this week. The Bee Bots are programmable floor robots which we are using to focus on computational thinking. The Bee Bots help us to work on directional language, sequencing and programming. The children have been having great fun experimenting with different activities as seen below. Well done to the 6th Class children for helping out with the activities during the week. Thanks to Michelle in Tipperary Education Centre for providing the Bee Bots on loan to our school.