Author Archives: Fiona

School Report in Clonown Newsletter, March 2021

We came back to school on Monday. It is great to see my friends again. We checked the hedgehog bunker and guess what? She was awake after hibernation! We learned about her in the classroom. We learn the mandolin every Tuesday โ€“ chords, songs and tunes. We were excited to see Jean for PE again. […]

A great first week back.

The children in the Junior Room were introduced to Hailey the Hedgehog by Mr O’Leochain. They learned lots of interesting facts about her and released Hailey onto our school grounds. Last November the children made a Hedgehog Bunkerย  as part of science week. Mr O’Leochain also showed us a fancy pigeon this week. We gave […]

Science Week – Junior Room

A volunteer from Kildare Animal Foundation Wildlife Unit found a little hedgehog stranded under a cattlegrid near Glasson in September. He was underweight, hungry, cold and wet. During Science week, Ruairi released the now healthy hedgehog on the grounds of Clonown N.S. He said he couldn’t think of a better place for the hedgehog to […]