Category Archives: 4th, 5th & 6th Class Blog

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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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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Graduation 2017

On Thursday the 29th of June at 7pm we held a Graduation Service in the school for the 6th class children who are moving to secondary school in September.
The children chose the reading and reflections for the night themselves. One … Continue reading

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Pizza Party

To celebrate completing the Friends for Life Programme the children from 3rd-6th class enjoyed a yummy pizza party this week. Friends For Life is a ten week long programme designed to help children to build resilience skills and prevent anxiety.

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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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