Category Archives: Junior & Senior Infants

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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