Category Archives: 1st-3rd

End of Year Assembly

Friday June 30th was the last day of the 2016-2017 school year.
All of the classes gathered together at 11.30 for our final assembly.
The children in each class were presented with their PAWS swim certificates following their swimming sessions in Graiguecullen … 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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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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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.
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Archaeologist – Donna Gilligan working with the children.

We were delighted to have Donna Gilligan, an archaeologist who works with the Heritage Council, working with the children in our school today.
         
Donna spoke to them about how archaeology works, answering many questions.
She had brought with … Continue reading

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Road Safety Officer – Sarah visits the school.

We were delighted to have Sarah from the Road Safety Authority visit the school today.
Sarah worked with all of the classes, reminding them about the important role they have to play in staying safe on our roads.
Three key messages were:

Helmets
Seat … Continue reading

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Tráth na gCeist le linn Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Bhí tráth na gceist againn ar scoil inniu. Bhí gach duine ó rang 1 go dtí rang a 6 páirteach ann. Faoin deireadh bhí an bua ag bhfoireann Megan, Lewis, Ryan, Mademide, Callum agus Noah. Maith sibh!

Beidh duais againn an … Continue reading

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Marine Biologist Lucy visits the school

Lucy’s visit by McKenzie Roycroft.
A woman called Lucy Hunt came to visit our school today. Lucy is a marine biologist, a woman who explores and studies the sea. Lucy told us how amazing the sea is.
Lucy showed us lots of … Continue reading

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First Confession

Congratulations to the children from 2nd class who received the sacrament of penance last night in the church of St. Laurence O’ Toole, Levitstown.
Five children from our school Brandon, Aodhán, Noah, Sean and Scott joined two boys from Kilkea school … Continue reading

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Paper Rocket Experiments

2nd, 3rd and 4th class had great fun last week making paper rockets!! They used pencils to help them shape their rocket, then designed the rockets fins and decorated their rockets before holding class competitions to see which rocket would … Continue reading

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Uptown Funk As Gaeilge

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2nd, 3rd and 4th Class learned a version of the pop song ‘Uptown Funk’ as gaeilge for Seachtain na Gaeilge. They put a lot of effort into learning the lyrics and creating their dance performance! The children performed their piece … Continue reading

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March Art in the Middle Room!

2nd, 3rd and 4th class have been working on weaving this month! They created beautiful paper weaving pieces on which they stuck My Mother/Mammy acrostic poems to give to their Mammys on Mother’s Day. We then moved onto cup weaving … Continue reading

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Poland Projects!

2nd, 3rd and 4th class learned all about Europe and the European Union at the beginning of this term. They then carried out a whole class project on Poland. The children were divided into groups and chose various aspects of … Continue reading

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