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Enrolment Notification 2021

Notice of Enrolment Mercy Primary School, Birr Parents who wish to enroll their child for September 2021 please see below:   The Enrolment Application Form for the 2021-2022 school year is available as follows: Download at: www.mercypimaryschool.ie under Forms and Policies. Email: principal@mercyprimaryschool.ie Phone: 089 2653246 between 9a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday to Friday.   […]

Online Christmas Walking Nativity

Some beautiful images of our Nativity

Science week fun in 3rd Class

We played a fun food sensory game to demonstrate the impact that science has on our perception of how we eat. Thanks to all our “volunteers” for tasting and testing!!!

Little Elves in First Class

We had great fun applying to be elves recently, and we were thrilled when we finally became fully fledged elves just in time for Christmas. 🎄 we created these fabulous pieces of art to show our best elf self. 🤩

Christmas Fun in Junior and Senior Infants

We have had great fun in Junior and Senior Infants in the build up to Christmas. The girls have been busy making lots of Christmas decorations and cards in Aistear and in preparing for their Christmas Nativity which they really enjoyed. We have also celebrated recent and upcoming birthdays at our Christmas party. We had […]

Christmas Creativity 🎄

Second Class added a little personality to their Christmas Cards this year, using their own handprints to create miniature snowmen ⛄️ ❄️☃️

Ooblek and Skittles 😍

  Science week in second class ended with an investigation into Ooblek! It’s a simple mixture of cornflour which we slowly added water to! We discovered it could be both a liquid and a solid (as well as creating a great mess) We also completed a taste test, examining how blocking our sense of sight […]

Science Week Day 1 Infants

Infants investigated what happens when you add warm water to a plate of skittles!!                     

Halloween in Fourth Class

Friday was a fun-filled day for the girls in Fourth Class. (Did you notice the alliteration??) 😊 They came to school in fancy dress and the costumes were spooktacular. We started the day with a Fashion show, next we did lots of Halloween activities and then we had a Zoom with Fifth Class where we […]

News from Fourth Class

Fourth class have been extremely busy this half term. Here’s an update on some of the things they’ve been up to… The girls learned all about Autumn in SESE and the changes that happen in nature. We visited the park and learned about the different trees and how to identify them by looking at their […]

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