School 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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Soccer Fun!

Third Class were lucky enough to have a soccer fun session with Sean recently. They learned quite a few skills and had great fun in the process.

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Numeracy Stations

Third Class love having numeracy stations every week. They play games, do word problems and card games too. Keep up the good work girls.

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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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New Active Flag Slogan

Pupils from all classes were invited to create an Active Flag slogan. It was a tough decision but we finally picked our  winner, Grace Kelly. Our new Active Slogan is " Don' t sit, get up and get fit"!!! Well done Grace and to everyone who entered. Grace received an...

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Run around Ireland

Here we are starting out on our "Run around Ireland" initiative. We guessed that we ran from Newcastle West to Rathkeale today!

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Newcastle West fire brigade

We had a visit from Newcastle West fire brigade before our midterm. We learned all about the fire engine. We got to sit in the engine and we even got a turn with the hose! We soaked the yard!

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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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