Fourth Class News

Run around Ireland !

Delighted to announce our new ASF initiative called "Run around Ireland"! Every class from juniors to sixth are taking part in this activity for a minimum of six weeks. The challenge consists of running laps of the school yard or hall. I lap  = 1km!  We then add up...

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Spooky Stroll!

Our Spooky Stroll was a great success this year! Both the Green Schools and Active Flag teamed up to organise  this initiative. Some girls designed their own home made costumes  and we had a competition for the top 3. We all met in the Square in Newcastle West and...

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Weekly assembly and updates!

Our 2018/2019 ASF Committee have been very busy planning and preparing for new initiatives that we hope to develop over the year. One of our first initiatives is a weekly assembly in the hall after our prayers. The ASF will give weekly updates and announcements to the...

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Developing skills through board games!

Various classes have tried out playing board games in their classrooms. It has proved to be a great success in terms of oral language skills, problem solving, listening, speaking, team work and leadership roles. The girls got to take a break from the books and video...

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Active Flag Committee 2018/2019

The  New Active Flag Committee for 2018/2019 has been selected. Chairperson: Ellie Nolan, Vice Chairperson: Lucy Shanks, Secretary: Pia Kelly, Vice Secretary: Shonagh Vaughan and our three spokes people are Ella Cahill, Daria Radanovic and Zuzanna Pasek. Teacher Co...

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9 a side Gaelic Football

Well done to the girls from 4th ,5th and 6th class who competed in the 9 a side football blitz in Mick Neville Park in Rathkeale on Oct 15th. Well done girls!

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Nature Trail with Jeff Hunt!

4th class really enjoyed their science lessons with Jeff Hunt who took them on a nature trail to learn all about trees, plants and seeds. They had great fun collecting their samples around the school and on our nature walk.  It is  always nice to get outside and make...

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4th Class Leaf Art

  The girls in 4th class had great fun collecting Autumn leaves for their art projects. They choose their leaves carefully and  came up with some very creative designs!

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