‘Active SCHOOL Week’ takes place annually and is a really enjoyable part of the school year for many children. This year, because of Covid-19 it is not possible for this to go ahead so we are inviting the families of Ballyneale NS to participate in the ‘Active HOME Week’ challenge instead. The main aim of Active WeekContinue reading “Active Home Week 27th April – 4th May”
Earth Day is celebrated annually on 22nd April. Earth Day is all about celebrating our beautiful planet and learning ways to be active in taking care of it. Here are some ideas on how you can celebrate this day at home. Build birdhouse or bird feeder. Share your home with all of the Earth’s creaturesContinue reading “Earth Day 2020”
To be in with a chance to win a Chromebook and an Amazon voucher worth €100, all you need to do is write a 250-word story, telling family and friends of an adventure – your favourie holiday or journey. This story can be real or fictional and must be submitted in the form of a postcard. The winningContinue reading “Competition Time with Aer Lingus”
Dear Pupils and Parents, Please see below the final week of work set out by each class teacher. Links: https://www.biodiversityinschools.com/ Plastic Free 4 Kids. There are 6 lessons in this series. Type Plastic Free 4 Kids Lesson ___ into YouTube.
The Heritage Council, is developing a suite of online tutorials for primary school children, their parents and teachers. The resources are both fun and educational and are designed to inspire and develop an appreciation and curiosity about Ireland’s wonderful natural and cultural heritage. The tutorials and other resources can be accessed at www.heritageinschools.ie. To mark theContinue reading “Competition Time: Heritage in Schools”
A teacher from Dublin has made and shared this excellent activity book for free! It’s called ‘The Great Isolation Activity Book’ and it is a super resource to use during the break and will come in handy if the children are looking for something to do. It can be downloaded and printed using the followingContinue reading “The Great Isolation Activity Book”
See the pictures below for some scavenger hunt ideas! Or if you wish, create your own scavenger hunt.
Don Conroy, known from RTE’s The Den, will provide free weekly drawing tutorials over the coming weeks on his YouTube channel. The first video shows you how to draw a clown as “we all need a little bit of cheering up”. All you need to get going in a pencil and paper. Click here toContinue reading “Draw with Don”
We have decided to run the Easter Hat competition online this year. If you wish to participate, please email a picture of your creation to firstname.lastname@example.org over the coming days. All entries recieved will be shared on the website. Enjoy!!