Fantastic Free Resources

These links below have lists of wonderful free resources to help support your child’s learning! Give Back Directory of free products / services available during COVID-19: http://covid19.shanehastings.eu/giveback/ Keep Kids & Parents Smiling: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a9Vzf8f3IuJjyJ_aGn3ii0qu1m0Ll71_NFJSEFeVRHE/edit

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

Activities for Senior infants!

Good morning boys and girls! Hope everyone is getting on okay! I have made a list of useful activities you can do with the children everyday. English: Jolly phonics: Play video on youtube and allow the children to sing along. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k You can use this resource to test the children on their sounds of each letter. https://www.jollylearning.co.uk/resource-bank/learn-the-letter-sounds/ Focus on a different letter each day. Get Continue Reading

Community Games activities & competitions

Hope you’re all keeping safe and well during this time. Just to let you know, Community Games has been working on a way of somewhat keeping the games alive during this difficult time and to provide the kids (and adults!) with opportunities to still take part in someway. They have developed a challenge a day. They will launch the new challenge each day. There is Continue Reading

Some At Home Activities for Senior Infants

  Hi Boys and Girls, I hope you are keeping safe. Here’s a few activities that you could try at home! I hope to see you soon! Ms. Turner Sounds Like Phonics: https://slp.cjfallon.ie/  Roy the Zebra: https://www.roythezebra.com/  Toy Shop Money Game: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money/eur  Underwater Counting: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting Monday 23/03/20 Why not try some of these fantastic activities? All of the websites are free and easy to access. Teacher your Monster Continue Reading

Maths for fun in Junior infants

We were so lucky to have some of the fantastic children from 6th class help our Junior infants explore maths through games. The children loved playing the games and developed some great skills through these games. (see photos below) The benefits of maths games for children are endless. They help children to retain information more easily, they promote problem solving and children develop a love 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