“We are ready to Bloom”.

The garden club are going to Bloom Garden Festival on Friday. We have created a little display to draw attention to some of the work we do. At the moment we are growing; potatoes,tomatoes,courgettes,pumpkins,broad beans and peas, lettuce,onions,garlic and Brussels sprouts. Our gooseberry bush is nearly ready to harvest abd the elderflowersame are nearly ready for harvesting to make cordial. It’s such a busy and Continue Reading

Summer Fun

We have had a wonderful few days in Our Lady of lourdes ns. The weather has been spectacular and we made the most of it. Teachers brought their classes for lessons outside, there were fun sports activities,Art lessons and weekend and some classes even enjoyed  ice cream.  Hopefully we will get some more warm weather in June.

A Better Way – The new resource model for teaching – September 2017

  Dear Parents/Guardians, The Department have introduced new way of giving out resource hours and learning support to children in all schools in Ireland. There is a link to the new scheme below. We have been using the continuum of support in the school for the past two years (you have signed this in the last year with the teacher and resource teacher). We are Continue Reading

Green School Flag

Ms. Barton and Ms.Merry went to the Helix with 2 Gabriel from our Green School Committee and Nazirah from our Gardent Club. They attended the FLAG ceremony where we were presented with our 5th Green Flag for Biodiversity. We worked very hard all year making sure our school was a welcome place for birds and mini-beasts. They are essential for our environment and we as Continue Reading

Communion 2017

Congratulations to the 2nd class children who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. The ceremony was beautiful and the children made the school and their families so proud. They looked lovely on their special day.

Bug hunters in senior infants

The children in Room 6 had a great time over the past few days searching for and identifying minibeasts around our schoolady.  Armed with magnifying glasses and pooters they searched leaves, under stones and logs for ants, ladybirds, worms etc. We saw some butterflies,ladybirds and even a “real life dragonfly “. Such excitement. We are so lucky in our lady of lourdes ns, inchicore to Continue Reading