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Maths Week in Junior Infants!

Maths Week fun and games in Junior Infants! We had fun playing maths games such as Snakes and Ladders, Counting Caterpillars, Happy Faces, Hopscotch and many more. We completed many maths challenges during the week such as using tweezers and pompoms to solve problems and creating patterns using links. We used Quizpa Maths on the […]

Aistear activities in Junior Infants!

     Junior Infants on their Aistear journey! Teddy Bears Birthday: Role play station, Small World area (Oral Language development & Socialisation) Sand & water area: We made birthday cakes for Teddy using moulds and placed the correct numeral and number of candles on top! (Maths!) We also designed and made birthday cakes and treats from […]

Junior and Senior Infants visit Birr Library

  On Wednesday, September 27th, Junior and Senior Infants attended the official launch of Once Upon a Story-time, Offaly Libraries early literacy initiative for 2 -6 year olds. The girls enjoyed listening to the story ‘Cat in the Hat’ and the treats afterwards!  

Our New Junior Infants

  Our new junior Infants take Road Safety seriously.

Junior Infant School Tour

On Thursday 15th June, Junior Infants went on their first school tour. We travelled on a big bus to Tearaways Pet Farm and Activity Centre. First we enjoyed the indoor playcentre with it’s wave slides, tunnel slides, crawling tunnels, cargo nets and ball pits. Then we were given  a guided tour around the pet farm. We met […]

Sports’ Day 2017

What a day we had! Have a look at all the pictures.                                                                                                               

Junior Infants are out and about!

Junior Infants visited St. Brendan’s Church to see the steeple, stained glass windows, altar, baptismal font and the crucifix. We also went on a fieldtrip to the Camcor park recently to study the seasonal changes that have occured since our last visit. We brought back some interesting creatures and plants to examine in our classroom.          

Look who’s reading!

Junior Infants are enjoying Buddy reading on Fridays. The amazing girls in fifth class read picture books to the Junior Infants and chat to them about the books, authors and illustrations. However Fifth Class are not the only ones reading!! Junior Infants have made amazing progress with their own reading this term!! Well Done Girls!         

Womens’ Rugby World Cup Visits Mercy Primary

We were thrilled to welcome the Womens’ Rugby World Cup to the school today – huge thanks to Ann O Connor and Birr Rugby Club for bringing the cup to us. The Womens’ World Cup takes place in Ireland from 9th – 26th August this year. See for details. The girls cheered the cup […]

World Book Day

What a day was had in Mercy Primary on Monday 6th March celebrating World Book Day. The pictures speak for themselves!!                                                                                          

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