We had a great day today at the Farm Peat, Love Your Wellies workshop. Alena came to our school and gave an interactive presentation on biodiversity and the importance of our raised bog. We learned so much, for example: How bogs are formed Where bogs are found in Ireland The history of the bog The […]
We finally got to start our spring planting now that all the very cold weather is behind us, hopefully! Today the children sowed potatoes, strawberry plants and a wildflower bed. We are also planting herbs on our classroom windowsills. We decided to plant mint as we can all use this in our water bottles; a […]
Well done to all our pupils on a brilliant performance last night. We were very proud of you all. Thanks sincerely to Cian Cunniffe from Music Generation for all his hard work preparing the children for this event. Thanks also to Lisa Quigley and James Donohue for rehearsing and performing with the kids.
All our pupils, from Junior Infants to 6th class, had a brilliant time with Jay Ryan on Thursday last. He came to our school for a drama and puppet-making workshop. The children had lots of fun and Jay was very impressed by how the children participated. We would highly recommend this energetic and entertaining workshop. […]
We had a busy and enjoyable time for Seachtain na Gaeilge. We took part in different activites each day through Irish. These included learning a new poem, An Leipreachán learning our national anthem, Amhrán na bhFiann taking part in a table quiz as gaeilge watching the cartoon Angelo Rules playing bingo as gaeilge learning the hymn Céad […]
We had a great week celebrating Engineering Week. Mark from ORS came to our school for a STEPS engineering workshop with all pupils, Junior Infants – 6th Class. We learned about all the various types of engineers and how engineering affects everything we do, everyday. The children had lots of fun and learned a great […]
We are having a very healthy week in Clonown NS! We are taking part in the Food Dudes programme. A delivery of fruit and vegetables is sent to our school each day. So far the children have eaten peppers, tomatoes, carrrots, mandarins, blueberries and apples. Our school was chosen to take part in the Healthy […]