We love science in our school. For Science week Cell Explorers from Athlone Institute of Technology came to our school to carry out a workshop with the children. We had great fun. Firstly, we learned about DNA. Then we did a hands-on experiment in groups with a leader from the AIT. In this, we extracted […]
Monthly Archives: November 2018
We are currently working on our Green School’s Project 2018-2020. The theme is Marine Environments. This will be our 11th Green Flag.
Every year we take part in the cross-country running competition. This year it was at Kiltoom GAA pitch. The event was very well organised and we had a great day. One of our pupils got through to the Connaught competition and came in the top 30 runners there. We are extremely proud of all our […]
We go to the library every month and all our pupils are avid readers. We follow the Accelerated Reading programme in school which has been a great success. The pupils read a book and then they answer questions on it on the computer. They really enjoy doing this and love stocking up on new books […]
Michael Bell, from Heritage Ireland, came our school for two workshops on Marine Environments. Michael took the Junior Room first and then the Seniors. We are working towards our 11th Green Flag and Michael helped us to start our new project on Marine Environments. Michael taught the children about many sea creatures and birds. Michael […]
Fin comes to our school twice a year for a pottery workshop. The children absolutely love his visits; they are fun, interactive and everyone gets to participate at their own level. This time the children made their own boxes out of clay. They designed the boxes themselves, everyone came up with great ideas and unique […]