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Sixth Class and Microsoft Dreamspace.

Sixth class had a fantastic day on Tuesday 14th January when they visited St Brendan’s Community School. They took part in a workshop hosted by a team fro Microsoft Dreamspace. They learned how to code and created their own games. It was very enjoyable and they learned a lot.    

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas from Third Class.   There was great excitement in school this week. The girls showed off their amazing talents in our Talent Show. They created lovely artwork and Santa visited the school today!!! It was a fabulous week. We hope everyone has a happy and peaceful  Christmas.   Winners of our Handwriting Competition. […]

IT Project in 3rd Class

Third Class  joined up with Junior and Senior Infants recently and together they worked on an IT Project, using the Book Creator App on the iPads. Each group wrote, designed and published a book and then presented it to the class. It was a wonderful project and all the children worked really hard. Well done […]

Christmas Aistear in Junior and Senior infants

We are enjoying our theme ‘The Christmas Market “. We love Christmas!!!!!         

Carol Service 2019

 We’re so excited for our Carol Service tomorrow. We think you’ll recognise a few faces in our Nativity

PE in Third Class

  Third Class are enjoying their PE lessons this term. They are taking part in an Athletics Programme with Offaly Sports Partnership. Here they are working on various skills including, throwing and catching, running, jumping and balancing. The girls are also learning Tag Rugby and look forward to the lessons every week.

We visited the Post Office

Junior and Senior Infants are learning about the Post Office in Aistear. They visited the Post Office today. They waited in queue before buying a stamp, they put the stamp on their addressed envelope and posted it in the green letter box. They sent cards to each other but must wait until the post person […]

Board of Management 2019-2023

We would like to welcome the new Board of Management for 2019-2023 and to thank the outgoing Board for their time and dedication to furthering our school. New Board:   Board of Management 2019-2023   Chairperson:                                             Brian Kennedy Secretary:                                  […]

Spooks and Ghouls in 2nd class

What a spooky day in Mercy Primary School……Happy Halloween everybody 😱

Chocolatey goodness :)

Sixth class made some chocolate covered apples today, to link in with our procedural writing (and because we have been working so hard recently). We had so much fun making them together, we even got to lick the bowl clean! We even managed to write the procedure of how to make a chocolate covered apple […]

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