Archive for June, 2015

Term Three in Second Class

The girls in Second Class have had an extremely busy Summer term. Here are some of the activities they enjoyed! During this term they took part in the Monster Doodle in Birr Library. They made a very colourful doodle.  Take a look …               Local artist and author George Dempsey […]

Full Attendance for 2014-2015.

Well done to the girls from Junior Infants to 5th class who had full attendance for the whole year. It is a great achievement.  

Junior Infants went to the playground

For P.E. today Junior Infants went to the playground. We had great fun!

Second Class School Tour

Lullymore On Thursday 28th May I went to Lullymore on my school tour. First we went on the bus. It took an hour to get there. Next we had our lunch. Then we went to play in the indoor play area. After  that we went for a woodland walk. It was so fun! I saw […]

Write a Book Awards.

Huge congratulations to the girls from Senior Infants, 2nd class, 5th class and the two 6th classes who won awards in the Write a Book Project.               

An Amazing Concert with the Army Band

The Army Band played a concert in the school on Wednesday 10th June. They were amazing!                                   

Grandparents’ Day 2015

On Friday 5th June, we held our annual Grandparents’ Day in the school hall. It was a wonderful occasion, with a huge number in attendance.   Alex said a prayer for the Grandparents, 2nd class sang and played their tin whistles and 6th class sang, danced, played instruments and entertained everyone greatly. It is a […]

5th class tour

What a day 5th class had on their tour. They visited the National Museum, the Jeanie Johnson famine ship and finished it off with a trip to the Dáil where they were met by Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. A great day was had by all.           

Junior Infants School Tour

  On Friday 29th May Junior Infants went on their first school tour.  Our first stop was Birr Fire Station where the firemen  showed us the fire engine and some equipment they use.  We really enjoyed spraying water and sitting up in the big fire engine – we all fitted in it together!!  We then […]

Senior Infants School Tour at Tearaways May 2015.

Senior infants went to Tearaways pet farm and activity centre on Thursday 28th May for their school tour.The girls had a wonderful day out. They had a fun-filled day starting with a trip around the pet farm, then they played on the outdoor play area and had numerous trips on the mini train. Then we […]

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly