November was a fun and busy month. We learned all about the Antarctica and Weather. Our Aistear theme for the first half of November was Tom Crean and the Antarctica. We made penguins from 2D shapes, built igloos, made Antarctica animals using playdough and built exploration ships to explore floating and sinking. Our STEM challengeContinue reading “November in Junior and Senior Infants”
On behalf of the management and all the staff of Ballyneale N.S. I wish you and your families a Happy and Holy Christmas and Peace and Health in the New Year. The school will close on Friday December 20th at 12.30pm for the Christmas Holidays and re-open on Monday 6th January 2020. Christmas Pageant: ThisContinue reading “December 2019 Newsletter”
Children in 5th and 6th class are holding a Christmas Craft Fair on Wednesday 11th December from 9:30am to 11:00am. All parents, grandparents and family members are invited to enjoy tea, buns and music prepared by the students. There will be an opportunity to buy some Christmas decorations that the students have created. All smallContinue reading “Christmas Craft Fair”
Thanks to Miss Dempsey and the Green Flag Committee for organising a dress-up day on 22nd November as part of the Biodiversity Green Flag. Also thank you to the children for putting such effort into costumes and face painting.
The Little Red Kettle Theatre Group visited our school last week with their production of ‘What a Calamity’. The children thoroughly enjoyed the performance and learned a lot about Climate Change from it. A huge well done to all children who performed. You were all excellent!
A huge thank you to everyone involed in this years cake sale. €900 was raised for the Carrick-on-Suir Meals on Wheels Service and the Daycare Centre in Carrick, both receiving €450 each. All pupils had a chance to buy some treats and win prizes. Congratulations to all who won prizes in the raffle. The StudentContinue reading “Cake Sale”
Thank you to all those who brought in their shoe box for the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. We’ve had a great response yet again this year. They were collected this week and will be delivered to children in need in Eastern Europe and Africa. Well done to all involved!
Tipperary senior hurling captain and hurler of the year, Seamus Callanan and the Liam MacCarthy Cup came to visit our school today. Seamus spoke to the children about the importance of perseverance and determination, answered questions and had his photo taken with the children, parents and staff. A huge thank you to the Tipperary CountyContinue reading “Tipperary hurling captain Seamie Callanan visits with the Liam MacCarthy cup”
Knitting lessons will commence on Wednesdays from 3-4pm after the midterm break until Christmas. All children from 3rd to 6th class are welcome to attend. Wool and needles will be required and we will be collecting fluffy and normal socks. If any parents would like to help out, please get in touch.
Someone Like Me Art Competition This fantastic competition aims to raise disability awareness among primary school children and give them a greater understanding of what unites children of differing abilities. Pupils were given the task to create a piece of art in any form to showcase what “Someone Like Me” means to them. Well doneContinue reading “5th and 6th Class”