The Easter story

Here are a few resources to teach yur children about the story of Easter, It is not all about the Easter bunny and Easter eggs. 🙂 Powerpoint presentation: https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/the-easter-journal-the-story-of-easter-powerpoint-t-or-1138 [embeddoc url=”http://ourladyoflourdesns.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Jesus-dies-on-the-cross-for-children-copy.pdf” width=”75%” height=”75%” download=”all”]  

Audio Books -Free stories on Audible.com

Amazon have cancelled the subscription of books and audio stories for children as long as schools are closed. Children everywhere can access adn instantly stream an emormous collection of stories and books, including titles across 6 different languages. This will help them to continue dreaming, leanrinh and just being kids. https://stories.audible.com/discovery  

DEIS evaluation report 2019

We had our DEIS Evaluation in May 2019. The DEIS  (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) Plan aims to ensure better educational outcomes for learners in schools from disadvantaged communities and to maximise the chances of every child getting the best possible opportunity to fulfil her/his potential in life. Schools are expected to develop action plans for improvement in the following areas (referred to as the Continue Reading

Focus Ireland fundraiser

Some of our 5th class students, Tsveta, Michael and Judith, decided that they would like to help the charity Focus Ireland in their work by raising some money. They did a survey and a popular option was to hold a bake sale. So many children, parents and staff helped them out in baking and supplying delicious cakes bread and pastries. The children raised an amazing €466.60 Continue Reading

Learn from Home

All children should set aside some time each day to learn. We have compiled a list of excellent websites that help children learn independently and in a fun way. [embeddoc url=”http://ourladyoflourdesns.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/websites.docx” width=”75%” height=”75%” download=”all” viewer=”microsoft”]  

SCIENCE BLAST

6th class had a fantastic day out at the RDS today for Science Blast.  Our question that we wanted to investigate was : where do you think that the colours in rainbows and bubbles come from? The children presented their project to the judges and also to any other schools that visited our stall.  We also had the opportunity to visit the stalls and projects Continue Reading

Happy New year

Happy New year to everyone in our school community.  We hope that all the children will start afresh and are motivated for the term ahead. It’s a busy term with maths week, literacy week, confirmation preparation, Science Blast etc.