School News

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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5th Class Kandinsky Inspired Autumn Trees!

We recently learned about the artist Kandinsky and how he used circles to create his masterpieces  . We became very inspired by his art and decided to use his idea to make our own creations. We created autumn leaves by making our very own Kandinsky circles. They...

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5th class check into the “Bug Hotel”!

Recently, Geoff Hunt came to visit. We explored the bug hotel in our green area. We collected many different bugs and examined them on the microscope. We had a great day exploring our local school environment and seeing all the different bugs that live in our green...

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