Archive for December, 2012

Christmas 2012 Newsletter

    Mercy Primary School, Birr Christmas Newsletter 2012 With Christmas upon us, we bring you our final newsletter of 2012. As you have seen over the last 2 newsletters, Mercy Primary School is a busy and active school and the month of December has been even busier! We started December with a beautiful Advent […]

Seasonal Activities in first class

The girls in first class have been busy with lots of seasonal activities.They are learning about Advent, the First Christmas and preparing for our Carol Service.      

Preparations for Christmas underway

Carmel Treacy came in to visit us last week to help us make some gorgeous centrepieces. We are now all set for Christmas. A huge thanks to Carmel, Ms Treacy and all the mammies that came in to help us!

Vikings Ahoy!

Ms Morrissey’s Fourth Class have just learned all about the Vikings in history. We constructed some longships in which our miniture Vikings can travel!

Solar System Explorations!

Ms Morrissey’s 4th Class have been very busy this past month exploring Space. We learned all about the planets and space travel.  We made some fabulous diorama’s and created a wall display. Have a look at what we have learned!

First Class went on a trail of Birr Town Nov 2012

First class went on a trail of Birr town.This was a follow up activity to their recent history lesson on shops in the past and shops now.They also compared Emmet square now  to what it looked like in photos from the past. The trail was an ideal opportunity to follow their individual maps and complete […]

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