Our strawberries, potatoes and wild-flower bed are doing really well. We enjoy watching them grow and taking care of them.
This week Catherine’s daughter Lucy came into school to show us her book which she wrote and illustrated. It was very inspiring for the children in the class. The pupils then got the chance to design and draw their own book cover. They came up with brilliant ideas. This was another lovely art lesson as […]
Pupils from Clonown N.S. enjoying Bike Week. We walk, scoot or cycle to school every Wednesday, It is so much fun and pupils really enjoy this initiative. Today was particularly enjoyable in the lovely weather.
Ross Cochrane, from Heritage in Schools, came recently for a nature awareness and appreciation workshop. The children had a fantastic day. We would highly recommend this informative and interactive day with Ross. Our pupils gained alot from it. We are working towards our 13th Green Glag and this project is very important to us. We […]
We celebrated Europe Day in school on 9th May. Pupils had been learning Ode to Joy on the tin-whistles for a number of weeks and 1st & 2nd class also learned the words of the song. We performed it altogether at the front of our school, while our infants held the EU flag. It was […]
Pupils in the Junior Room learned about bees in their Rainbow English Programme over the last couple of weeks. They then focused on bees for their procedure writing. They drew and cut out their own bees. Finally the children planted marigold seeds. They had lots of fun. Our pupils are really good at watering and […]
Congratulations to St.Joseph’s FC on winning the SFAI U15’s Cup Final. We are thrilled for you all. Well done to the players, coaches, parents and to everyone at the club. What a fantastic achievement. We are very proud of our 3 past-pupils Eoin, Cian and Niall and we know how much you deserve that win […]
Pupils on our Green School Committee attended the Canal Awareness Event in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Thursday. Well done to Athlone Canal Heritage Committee, Our Lady’s Bower and all the guest speakers on a brilliant event. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We went for a walk along our lovely canal before returning to school.
This time the children focused on collage with Catherine. They first learned about Henri Rousseau and studied his famous Jungle Collage. Then the children created their own jungle collage using old magazines, coloured card and their own drawings on white paper. The results were fabulous; a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Thank you Catherine.
Well done to all our pupils who took part in the Big Build Engineering Competition sponsored by ORS. Congratulations to the group in the Senior Room who won a prize for their Castle and Dragon. There were also prize winners in 1st Class for their Town creation and a 2nd Class pupil for his Robot […]