Following on from Catherine’s art lesson last week, the Juniors had their opportunity to study, paint and eat watermelons! They practised mixing primary colours and explored how to make colours darker/lighter. They did a super job.
Thanks to Owen Murphy from National Parks and Wildlife Services for his great presentation to the children today on the Curlew Conservation Programme. We learned a great deal, for example: there has been a 97% decline in curlew numbers since the 1980s the curlew habitat is disappearing the National Parks and Wildlife Curlew Conservation programme […]
We were delighted when our school was awarded the Artist in Schools Programme. This programme is funded by Roscommon Co. Council and involves an artist coming to our school every week for 7 weeks to deliver the programme. Catherine came today for the afternoon and the children had a brilliant time. Firstly they studied the […]
Well done to all the girls and boys in the Senior Room who played in the FAI Schools Soccer blitz yesterday in Creggs Rugby Grounds. They had a brilliant day; it was great to meet and play against other schools. Thanks to Brendan for all his hard work and encouragement with our teams. Thanks also […]
Owen Murphy sent us this amazing photo of a Glossy Ibis which he spotted off the Clonown Road this morning. These birds are normally found in the Mediterranean and in North Africa. Thanks a million for sending this on to us Owen.
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 […]