Monthly Archives: June 2017

Teddy Bear Picnic

The Junior and Senior Infants classroom had some special visitors today – teddy bears. Even Ms. Costigan brought in her pink teddy bear!
The boys and girls sang and danced to bear songs with their teddy bears in the classroom before … Continue reading

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Environmental Singing Workshop with Green Schools

Enda  O’ Reilly a geologist and musician came to visit the school today for a workshop funded by the Green School Programme.
Bringing his guitar and inflatable globe, Enda fully entertained the children with his topical, interactive songs. They were bopping … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017 – Green and Amber Flags- Visit of Carlow Rose, Ciara Dooley

What a day!
Today was our annual sports day and it was jam packed with fun!
We started with swimming races at Graiguecullen pool, where family and friends cheered the children on. The children have progressed greatly at swimming with their block … Continue reading

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Land Paws – Water Safety Lessons

Uisce the Bear visited our school today along with Hannah and Ryan.
This team of water safety instructors from Kildare Water Safety came to the school to teach the Primary Aquatics Water Programme, also known as Land PAWS.
The children had a … Continue reading

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Walk in My Shoes – Mental Health Talk

Imelda from ‘Walk in my Shoes’ visited the school today to talk to the senior room 4th-6th about positive mental health. She has visited 5th and 6th class across the country this year to spread the word about how to … Continue reading

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The Gardaí visit the school!

Garda Tom and Garda Aisling visited the school today.
They kindly showed the children all of their equipment, even allowing them to try it on!
All of the children had the chance to sit in the Garda car. They got to see … Continue reading

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Senior School Tour 2017

Today our Senior classes enjoyed their school tour.
Our first stop was St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. Here Andrew, Niamh, Ciara and Riley treated us to a tour of this 800-year-old building, built in Norman times. Over 600 people are buried … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety Training

Our Cycle Safety Training sessions have now finished. A huge thank you to Don and Ritchie who ensured that all of the children made great progress during their lessons.
The senior class finished their training with two sessions out on the … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Officer Visits 1st, 2nd and 3rd class

Our Fire Safety Officer Claire visited 1st -3rd class on Monday morning for her annual Fire Safety talk.
Claire spoke to the children about what to do to prevent fires in the house and about the work of Fire Officers.
Thank you … Continue reading

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Confirmation 2017

Congratulations to Seán, Conall, Kenny, Lewis, Fionn and Mateusz who received the Sacrament of Confirmation today in the Church of the Assumption, Castledermot.

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Mateusz is a spelling star!

Congratulations to Mateusz! We are so proud of him.
Yesterday he travelled to Dublin with his family to represent County Kildare in the Leinster Final of the Eason Spelling Bee at the Spencer Hotel, Dublin.
He performed brilliantly through ten rounds of … Continue reading

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New books for our library

Our parents held a book sale recently and the proceeds were used to purchase new books for the classroom libraries.
We were delighted to receive the new books today. The children are very excited to start reading them. Thank you to … Continue reading

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May Assembly

On Thursday we held our end of month assembly. Junior and Senior Infants showed us their mindfulness colouring and talked to us about how much they enjoyed this activity.
Conall, Kenny and Lewis showed us the Senior Boys’ Cumann na mBunscol … Continue reading

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