Martin Curley from Heritage in Schools came to school today to help us celebrate National Hedgerow Week. He held a workshop on hedgerows and we discussed what we would find in the top (different species of trees), middle (hedges/shrubs) and bottoms (flowers and grass) of hedgerows. We learned the purpose and importance of hedges for […]
Today Shailigh Healy, from Heritage in Schools, came to our school for a Nature Workshop with both classrooms. She taught the children about trees; we named all the trees on our school grounds and explored interesting facts about them, as well as their importance. We are blessed to have such fabulous trees in our school […]
“At the Farm to Fork Experience primary school students learn about the process of food production through a combination of hands-on activities and discussions led by Agri Aware’s Education Officers. Pupils will receive on-site education delivery which is guided by the SESE curriculum in an outdoor classroom experience. The experience is suitable for students from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]