The school will be closed on Wednesday 4th December to facilitate a training day for teachers on the new Primary Language Curriculum. (PLC) All pupils received an information sheet for parents on the PLC today. More information is available here.
3rd to 6th Classes had a very active and enjoyable day on Thursday 21st November at the Sportshall Athletics Competition which took place in Mucklagh Community Centre. The event was organised by Offaly Sports Partnership. Thanks to Eamon Henry and his team for such an enjoyable day.
All classes are taking part in the Food Dudes initiative. You can learn more about it here.
Once again this year there was a really enthusiastic response to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. All the boxes were collected this week and we know they will make some children very happy this Christmas. Well done to all the children and parents who took part!
Friday December 13th: Bring ‘n’ Buy Sale in aid of St. Vincent de Paul
Monday December 16th: Children’s Christmas Party organised by our Parents’ Council
Thursday December 19th: Nativity Play in St. Mary’s Church, Raheen at 7pm
Friday December 20th: School closing for Christmas holidays.
5th and 6th Classes had lots of fun creating and working on a variety of science experiments. They learned about central fugal forces, weight distribution, static electricity, surface tension and much more. It was an enjoyable way to mark Science Week 2019.
We had lots of fun for Hallowe’en. A special well done to the children who made their own costumes from recyclables on the theme of “Climate Change Horror”.
Hallowe’en Costumes Art
5th and 6th Classes have been learning about the Bronze Age in History. They made some lovely tools, pots, jewellery and weapons using clay as part of Art Class.
In SPHE they have been working on the theme of Friendship.
In Science they have carried out experiments to find out how fast their reactions are as well as to discover what fire needs to burn.