Archive for May, 2017

May Activities in First Class

First Class have just finished their 10 week dance programme with Kevin. They learned a dance for Hakuna Matata and performed it for all their parents and friends on Thursday. They put on an excellent performance. Well done to everyone!                   First Class love taking part in the Athletics Programme […]

Green Flag Raising

We were delighted to raise our 4th Green Flag on the theme of Travel   Huge thanks to the Green Schools’ Committee, Mrs Margaret Fitzgerald who did a brilliant job of coordinating the committee, Mieke Scholte from An Taisce who helped us greatly and Ger Roberts, our caretaker who is always there when we need […]

Dance Presentation 2017

  On Thursday 25th May we had our dance presentation in the school yard. This was the result of 10 weeks dance classes with Kevin Murphy. We were delighted with the huge turnout of parents, grandparents and friends who came to see us dance and watch us raise our 4th Green Flag. Have a look […]

School Tour _Senior Infants May 2017

    Senior Infants went to Glendeer Pet Farm in Athlone on their school tour. It was a lovely sunny day and most enjoyable.

Senior Infants May 2017

Lots of activities in Senior Infants- including a trip to Camcor Park to explore the many varieties of wildflowers growing there and of course a minibeast hunt- the girls are totally engrossed in their search!! Dancing with Kevin was very enjoyable. We had our “Pink Party”- well earned for all the hard work on those […]

Mercy Primary are in a Camogie Final

We are delighted that our fabulous camogie team are in a Cuman na mBunscol Final on Tuesday 23rd at 3.15 pm in St Brendan’s Park.   We are very proud of the girls and wish them the best of luck! Special thanks to Barry Kinsella, Ms. Teehan and Ms. Quinlan for all their hard work […]

3rd Class fun!

3rd Class are really enjoying Athletics on a Friday morning! Have a look at us in action!!

Junior Infants are out and about!

Junior Infants visited St. Brendan’s Church to see the steeple, stained glass windows, altar, baptismal font and the crucifix. We also went on a fieldtrip to the Camcor park recently to study the seasonal changes that have occured since our last visit. We brought back some interesting creatures and plants to examine in our classroom.          

Look who’s reading!

Junior Infants are enjoying Buddy reading on Fridays. The amazing girls in fifth class read picture books to the Junior Infants and chat to them about the books, authors and illustrations. However Fifth Class are not the only ones reading!! Junior Infants have made amazing progress with their own reading this term!! Well Done Girls!         

World Book Day in 6th Class!!!


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