Archive for February, 2014

International Guides’ Day

On Monday 24th February some of the girls in Mercy Primary School wore their Ladybirds, Brownies and Guides uniforms to school to celebrate International Guides’ Day.   Don’t they look well?  

Mercy Primary School Choir

Mercy Primary School choir are delighted to be taking part in the Cross Border Peace Proms concert, which will take place in The Hub, Kilkenny on Saturday 1st March. The girls and their teachers have been working very hard to learn the pieces which will be performed. Almost 800 children from 13 schools will have […]

First Class-February Activities

First class have grown in confidence over the past six weeks of gymnastics and have had great fun working on many new skills. A walk in the snow got a thumbs up from all the girls. The girls put great work and  effort into their art for St. Valentine’s day. Hope you all enjoyed the good […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from all in Junior Infants.  We made cards, cut out a big heart and stuck our photos on them and we also made love heart prints using sponges and cookie cutters.  Have a look at all our fantastic work!         

Engineers Week!

The girls in sixth class celebrated Engineers Week this week by attending the library for a talk by Offaly County Council Engineers.  We learned all about the different types of engineers there are and all about the important work they do! The girls got to be engineers themselves and worked in groups to make a bridge  – […]

SNOW much fun!

In 5th / 6th we are learning all about different climates and the weather! As we are having changeable weather at the moment, we decided to go outside and see it for ourselves! It was SNOW much fun!   

Senior Infants – Winter & Chinese New Year!

Senior Infants have been very busy since they came back after Christmas.  We have made beautiful books on Winter and learned all about the animals in the Polar Regions. We also learned lots about the Chinese New Year.  This year is the year of the Horse and we found out that most of us were […]

January Newsletter

Welcome to Mercy Primary School’s first newsletter of 2014.  It has been full steam ahead since we came back and January has been a hectic month! We started back on January 6th – Little Christmas, and took 1st class to 6th class to mass.  Lots of the other schools were there and it was a […]

First Class Art Activities-Jan/Feb 2014.

First class have been busy during art and craft classes and as you can see they are learning lots of new skills- weaving, plaiting, printing. Just look at these happy faces!!  

Fabric & Fibre in 5th & 6th

Take a look at our fabric and fibre projects below – we thoroughly enjoyed learning to sew! We are already working on a Valentine’s Day project!          

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