Archive for April, 2013

Senior Infants visit ‘Our Church’

            Today we visited our local St. Brendan’s Parish Church.  We were so privileged to have Fr.   David to show us around.  To him we owe a BIG go raibh mile, mile maith agat!  What a   great trip!    

We love to dance in Senior Infants!

Senior Infants are busy, busy, busy learning new dances!  We learned three new dances. Skip to my lou, The bird flew into the wood, and The Cuckoo dance.  We love to dance!      

Busy hands at work on their pottery. April 2013 First Class


Community Games Art Competition

Second class entered the Community Games Art Competition. They produced some excellent entries. Huge congratulations to Kayleigh Corrigan, Leanne Carroll, Aoife Carroll, Hannah Riley and Megan Ward – our lucky medal winners.  

St. Valentine’s Day in Second Class

Second class listened to the story of St. Valentine and afterwards created some fabulous Art work. The children learned about Mosaics and looked at a slide show showing lots of examples. Afterwards the girls created their own mosaics for St. Valentine’s Day.                       The children in […]

St. Brigid’s Day

Second Class went to Mass on February 1st to celebrate St. Brigid’s Day. They performed ‘St. Brigid’s Song’ on the altar. They sang beautifully. Well done girls! Back in class the children listened to the story of St. Brigid and in Art class they used fabric to make St. Brigid’s cloak. Take a look at […]

Term 3 – News from First Class. April 2013

First Class girls created colourful pictures of a very exciting garden full of minibeasts and a variety of flowers. They used a combination of paint, felt, sequins,coloured paper, buttons etc. The girls are learning all about minibeasts and examining some creatures closely. We are planning  to go on a minibeast hunt to Camcor Park . […]

Wednesday Walkers!

Wednesday Walkers Finally some fine weather has arrived, join us every Wednesday morning for a 30-40 minute walk around Birr. Leaving from the car park near the playground at 9.30, the walks are suitable for all, so come along and enjoy a sociable walk at your own pace!      

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly