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Garda Visit – Cyberbullying Talk

 

We welcomed Garda Seamús and Garda Conor to our school today. They talked to the boys and girls in 4th, 5th and 6th class about the topic of cyber bullying. The children have learned a lot over the last month about ‘Bullying’ … Continue reading

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Eason Spelling Bee

We are so proud of Erin from 6th Class who represented Scoil Naomh Lorcáin at the Kildare Finals of the Eason Spelling Bee on Wednesday the 7th of March in Crookstown. Erin came in 7th place out of over 30 … Continue reading

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Spar FAI 5 a-side Soccer Day

Well done to the children from 4th-6th class who had an enjoyable day at the Spar FAI 5 a-side soccer games in Athy Community College today.
Two teams represented Scoil Naomh Lorcáin – One played in the boy’s competition and the … Continue reading

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Up and Moving in the Classroom!

It’s been an energetic month for the 4th, 5th & 6th class children! They have been up out of their seats participating in daily 10 @ 10 sessions – ten minutes of movement every morning at 10 o’clock.
The boys and … Continue reading

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Gymnastics Fun!

The children have enjoyed participating in Gymnastics lessons during P.E. over the last few weeks. 4th, 5th & 6th class have practised forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, symmetrical partner sequences and balancing movements on our gymnastic mats.
Have a look at some … Continue reading

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Buddy Reading

All children from Junior Infants to 6th Class are taking part in ‘Buddy Reading’ sessions to experience the enjoyment that reading and sharing books brings to everyone, no matter what age you are.
We look forward to hearing the sound of … Continue reading

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CSI Forensics Workshop

      
      
      
      
The children in 4th, 5th & 6th class enjoyed their visit to Athy Library recently. They participated in a ‘CSI Forensic’ workshop in recognition of Science Week.
Christina the co-ordinator showed the children two experiments: how to test ink … Continue reading

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Mental Health Talk

            
We welcomed Brigid and Noelle from Kildare Youth Services to our school today. They spoke to all the classes about the importance of looking after our mental health.
In particular, they discussed the topic of feelings – where in our … Continue reading

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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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