Archive for April, 2014

Science For Fun with 4th Class!!

There are definitely some budding young scientists in Miss Treacy’s 4th class. They had a great time questioning, predicting and experimenting during Science For Fun. From walking on eggs to exploding rockets, it certainly wasn’t for the faint hearted! A big thank you to all the parents who came to help out, we couldn’t have […]

Flower Arranging for Mother’s Day

Junior Infants and Senior Infants had a wonderful time making flower arrangements with their mums and grannies for Mother’s Day! Thanks to all for making it a lovely occasion, I know the girls really enjoyed it!                                              

Beannachtaí na Cásca oraibh!

Senior Infants have been busy in the run up to Easter. We learned a new song called ‘Sicín Beag’ and we acted out the story of ‘An Sicín Beag’ as gaeilge. We explored the Easter Story using the Alive O Religion Programme. We sequenced the steps involved in the recipe for Easter Nests and made the yummy Easter Nests […]

First Class Easter Activities 2014

                               First class made lovely Easter baskets.They used their skill of paper weaving to create a very effective basket. They cut out Easter chicks and lovely Easter eggs to add to their baskets                   To […]

Maths Magicians Easter Answers

Here are the answers to our Easter issue of Maths Magicians.   A – Circle C – 7 D – 52 E – 9 F – you decide! G – 44m2 H – 12.5 or 12 and a half The answers to the Easter Egg Hunt are – Mr. Hops- 4th, green Jumper – 2nd […]

Happy Easter

We have been very busy in Junior Infants preparing for Easter. We made lovely egg mobiles and we also painted pictures of the Easter Bunny. Have a look!             

Our visit to St.Brendan’s Church

On Monday the 7th April as part of our Alive O programme we visited St.Brendan’s Church. Father David met us there and gave us a tour of the church.  He showed us different parts of the Church and told us what happens in each part.  Father David showed us the beautiful prayer garden too.  Thank […]

Spring in Senior Infants!

We’ve been very busy in Senior Infants since Spring began in February. In February, we did lots of art for Valentines Day   .. As we began to see signs of Spring, we created our very own daffodils and tulips and made beautiful rainbows with crepe paper. World Book Day took place on 6th March […]

Newsletter March 2014

Mercy Primary School Newsletter March 2014   Welcome to the latest edition of the Mercy Primary School newsletter. We have had a very busy month, with lots of exciting and interesting activities. On Wednesday 5th March, 5th and 6th classes visited the Cinemobile for Seachtain na Gaeilge. They saw some very good short Irish films […]

Anima Chamber Choir with Mercy Primary School Choir

We are delighted to announce that the Mercy Primary School Choir will sing in a concert with Anima  Chamber Choir, Dublin  on Saturday April 26th at 5p.m. in St. Brendan’s Church, Birr. Anima Chamber Choir are directed and conducted by Bernard Sexton. Bernard is a very well-known composer of both sacred and secular music. He wrote […]

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