Archive for February, 2013

10 km Walk on March 1st

  Parents, join us this Friday morning for a lovely walk in Glenafelly, near Kinnitty. Spring is in the air so let’s enjoy the great outdoors while getting the benefit of healthy exercise! This walk is 10km,  wear comfortable shoes and clothes, (don’t forget the rain  mac just in case!!!) Bring a drink also. We will […]

The Big Read

  A huge word of thanks to the Mammies and Granny who took part in the Senior Infants Big Read in the library. Great fun had by all.


Look at some of our Gymnastics pictures.                            

Pancake Tuesday Fun.

On Pancake Tuesday, we learned  a poem called Mix a Pancake. We also heard a funny story called The Runaway Pancake. Mrs Murray showed us how to make pancakes and then we each got to try one with marshmallows, lemon and sugar. Thank you Mrs Hanamy and Mrs Murray for a really yummy treat!!   […]

Art Work in Senior Infants

  Take a look at some of our beautiful art work.         

The Big Read in Senior Infants

Senior Infants really enjoyed The Big Read which took place in the library every Thursday for 6 weeks. Each week we got to hear a new big book being read to us by some of our Mums and Granny’s. A big thanks to everyone who was involved.                  

Fantastic Gymnastics

We started gymnastics on the 8th of January 2013. Our teacher was Ms. Feehan. We did gymnastics for 6 weeks. We had lots of great equipment, such as bars, beams, mats and A frames. Each week there were lots of challenges to try out. We learned how to do the crab, teddy bear rolls, hand […]

Be Safe, Be Seen – Second Class

Second Class took part in a Road safety campaign. They learned the importance of being safe and being seen, on our roads. Each child received a Hi Glo Silver arm band and a certificate. They also entered an art competition. They had to make a poster that glows in the dark!! Here are a few of the […]

My Home by Second Class

Second Class learned about the different homes we live in. Later we designed and made our own house using cardboard boxes. Then  we painted them. They look beautiful!

Second Class Handwriting Competition

Second Class have been working really hard on perfecting their handwriting. The girls took part in an in-class handwriting competition. All the girls tried their best. Ms. de Chaumont had the difficult task of choosing the best three entries. Congratulations to Tara, Grace and Megan W. Keep up the great work Second Class!

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