Archive for June, 2016

Walking in the past.

       As part of our local studies we learned the history of some buildings and shops in Birr. Then we went on a few tours to see the buildings first hand and talk to the owners. We had a great time in Fayles where we met Fia’s mother. Both her and the owners were […]

5th Class School Tour

Fifth Class had a fantastic day out recently. We visited the 1916 Exhibition in Collins Barracks. We also had fun at the National Aquatics centre. A great day was had by all!

Summer time-Senior Infants June 2016

All of us here in Senior Infants wish you all a lovely, fun-filled, safe Summer holiday. Many thanks to parents and guardians for all your help and support throughout the year. All of your beautiful girls have blossomed and they are a great bunch!!

5th Class Cycle Safety Day

5th class had a great day learning all about Cycle Safety.               

8 Years Full Attendance!

One of our 6th class girls was presented with a certificate and a gift for 8 years full attendance in Mercy Primary School – what an achievement!!         

Shoe the Children Campaign

Well done and huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the Shoe the Children Campaign. You  donated a massive 114 pairs of shoes!  

6th class receive their CPR Certs

Well done to all in 6th class on receiving their CPR course certificates. Some girls collected certs for their parents also.

Junior Infant School Tour

  On Friday 10th June, Junior Infants went on their first school tour. We travelled on a big yellow bus to Tearaways Pet Farm and Activity Centre. Our visit began with a guided tour around the pet farm. We met lots of friendly animals; goats, pigs, ponies, emu, sheep, calves, hens and a Scottish Highlander! […]

Junior Infant Orienteering Challenges!

Junior Infants are practising their early orienteering skills. They have to find objects, work in groups and record their findings. Co-operation is a key skill in early orienteering. Here are some photos of the class using their orienteering skills.     

Happy Fathers Day from Junior Infants!


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