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Mental Health Awareness Week

The children in 4th, 5th and 6th class have participated in mindfulness activities this week to acknowledge the importance of positive mental health in their daily lives. Mindfulness colouring, yoga & meditation and online guided dance activities (‘brain break’ time) … Continue reading

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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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Mental Health Day

Our school was full of happiness and smiles today!
As part of our effort to achieve an Amber Flag for promoting positive Mental Health, the boys and girls had a jam-packed day of activities.
They began their Friday with the usual visit to … Continue reading

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Infants School Tour

Junior and Senior Infants had a enjoyable day on their school tour. After their usual swimming lesson in Graiguecullen pool on a Friday, they went the short distance across Carlow town to the Visual Centre to see a ‘Pinocchio’ show … Continue reading

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New Life

    
The boys and girls in the Junior room have been learning about ‘New Life’ in the world around us. They went on a ‘Spring Walk’ to appreciate all the new life in the world of nature around them. The … Continue reading

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Food Theme in the Infants Room

The boys and girls enjoyed learning about ‘Food’ in class recently. They learned about different fruits and vegetables and how important it is for their bodies and minds to have a healthy diet and exercise every day.
They had fun dressing … Continue reading

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Pancake Tuesday

 
    
    

The boys and girls in Junior and Senior Infants celebrated Pancake Tuesday in school today. They ate delicious pancakes with lemon, chocolate spread and a sprinkle of sugar. Mmmm, yummy!

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Athletics Fun!

The Junior and Senior Infants have been enjoying their P.E. lessons with Ms. Costigan. During Athletics, they had great fun hurdling and taking part in relay races.
  
  

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It’s beginning to feel alot like Christmas!

      
The boys and girls in Junior and Senior Infants are definitely ready for Christmas. They did a great job decorating our class Christmas tree, while singing songs like ‘Rudolph the red nosed reindeer’ and ‘Santa Claus is coming to … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun in the Junior Room

The boys and girls in Ms. Costigan’s classroom enjoyed lots of Halloween activities recently. In class, they listened to Teacher reading the big book ‘Room on the Broom’. In small groups, they then followed the illustrations and took turns to … Continue reading

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Visit to Athy Library

As part of Children’s Book Festival 2016, the children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class travelled to Athy library on Friday the 7th of October to meet children’s author Tatyana Feeney.
Tatyana read one of her books ‘Owl’s Orange Scarf’ to … Continue reading

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Welcome Junior Infants!

Six children started in Junior Infants on Tuesday 30th August 2016. A big welcome to Anna, Hannah, Amelia, Seán, Marcelina and Alex to Scoil Naomh Lorcáin. We hope they make lots of friends and enjoy all the different classroom activities with their … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Picnic

 
The boys and girls in Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st Class had some special visitors to their classroom recently – their teddy bears! The children wrote invitations to their teddy bears and brought these home and we were all … Continue reading

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Our May Altar in the Junior Room

The boys and girls have been remembering Mary, the mother of Jesus, during the month of May. They have been saying the ‘Hail Mary’ prayer every day and learning about how special Mary was as a person. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Junior Room School Tour 2016

The boys and girls had a great day in Castlecomer Discovery Park on their school tour. They began their day by putting on helmets and working their way around a junior woodland obstacle course. All the children displayed brilliant team … Continue reading

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