School News

5th class Scavenger Hunt!

Continuing our outdoor and adventure theme for May and June we see 5th class here enjoying a scavenger hunt in the Demesne In Newcastle West. Well done 5th class!  

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Little Limbo and Little Obstacles!

The Junior and senior infants really enjoyed active week with Limbo and obstacle courses on the yard. The committee helped them and they had great fun. Integrated with our athletics and outdoor and adventure strand! They had a great time!  

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School Tour 3rd and 4th class!

Third and 4th class were delighted to go to Adventure World in the University of Limerick on the 19th June. The girls had action packed day. Continuing our Outdoor and adventure theme for May and June the girls got to explore a wide range of activities. From canoeing,...

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Our School Tour

We had a wonderful time visiting Sandy Feet Farm. We played in the playground, visited the sensory garden, saw all the animals, fed them and we even got to have a tractor ride!!! Take a look at all the fun we had!!!

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Wake up Shake up Monday!

On the Monday of active week we kick started the week with some warm ups on the yard. The music was blaring to get everyone into the spirit. Thanks to Ciara Kelly, an SNA in our school and her daughter Lauren for taking the time to warm up the girls.  

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Slow bike race!

On the Wednesday evening of Active Week we organised a slow bike race for the school. The committee set up 7 lanes using cones. The classes had great fun "slow racing" each other!

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Basketball Blitz in the community center!

On the Tuesday of active week we organised a basketball blitz in the local community center. The girls had been practicing their skills for weeks and students from 3rd to 6th competed in a friendly blitz. Thanks to Noel O' Connor for refereeing the matches.  ...

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Kicksanity!

A big thank you to Mrs. Balfe the 6th class teacher who really put the girls through their paces on Active Week doing "kicksanity" on the yard with the school. The girls learned "boxercise" and "kickboxing" moves with music! Very active indeed!   [gallery...

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