Archive for October, 2012

Autumn Activities in First Class

First class got the school year off to a good start with a nature walk to Camcor Park observing a variety of leaves ,berries, nuts and fruit.They enjoyed doing leaf and bark rubbings as a follow up activity. Using painted hand shapes as leaves, the girls created a class tree for their Prayer Space. For Halloween first class […]

Halloween Fun

Ms O Brien’s fourth class were very busy coming up to Halloween with their Halloween art. We made spooky pictures, some scary lanterns and some very frightening mummies!!

Maths For Fun

  Second Class have just completed six weeks of Maths For Fun. They played board games, Bingo and even darts!! They enjoyed playing all the different Maths games while also improving their Mathematical skills. A BIG thanks to all the Mammies and Grannies that helped out.

A Trip To The Library

  A Trip To The Library Two weeks ago 1st and 2nd class with their teachers went to the library to  see a film called ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’. First we watched the film called ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’. Next the kind librarian read us a Julia Donaldson book called Freddie And The Fairy. Before we left […]

Welcome back!

Second Class are well settled in to the new school year. They are working very hard and learning lots of new things.    

September/October Newsletter 2012

                      MERCY PRIMARY SCHOOL, BIRR.                  NEWSLETTER  – OCTOBER 2012   Welcome to the 1st monthly newsletter from Mercy Primary School. We hope to send out a newsletter every month, to let the school community know all the activities taking place in the school and […]

Senior Infants Autumn Trip to the Park


Autumn Trees

    Ms O’ Brien’s 4th class have been busy this October investigating leaves in the park. We then collected some leaves and created a leaf collage as well as finger painting in the style of Monet.

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly