Junior and senior infants had their sports day today. Thank you to Ms. Whelan and John our GAA coach for setting up the activities for all the children in the school today. Thank you to Nicola and the Parents’ Association for sorting out a lovely ice lolly treat for the children.
Junior and Senior infants went on a history tour of Ballyneale village. First, they looked at the old and new part of Ballyneale school. Then they looked at the field across the road from the school where the first GAA football match was played. On their tour they saw the hall which was the oldContinue reading “Ballyneale History Tour”
5th and 6th class pupils enjoying volleyball and tennis as part of their P.E. lessons.
“May I send my very best wishes to all of you children as you enter the final weeks of your primary school years. I know that these last two months have been difficult for you, for your teachers and your parents. To those of you who have lost loved ones may I offer my deepestContinue reading “A Message for 6th class from President Michael D. Higgins”
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Throughout the month of February, we explored the theme of Homes and Houses. Here are some pictures of some of the activities. We explored the story of the Three Little Pigs in Aistear. We had a playdough station, a construction station, where the children built homes, a role play/small world station, where the children createdContinue reading “February in Junior and Senior Infants”
December was a fun and busy month in the infant room. Here are some pictures of what we got up to. Our Aistear theme of the month was ‘Santa’s Workshop’. We worked at the Christmas Post Office, posting Christmas cards to ourselves, built Santa’s sleigh and worked hard in Santa’s workshop making toys for SantaContinue reading “December in Junior and Senior Infants”
Students from 5th and 6th class have been participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Recently they took part in a mock Dragons Den event in the school. The pupils came up with some excellent entrepreneurial ideas and were well prepared when facing the Dragons. Thank you to all the Dragons and well done to allContinue reading “JEP Junior Entrepreneur Programme”
During the month of January, Junior and Senior Infants learned all about Outer Space We spent four weeks learning lots of fascinating facts about Space. It was a very popular theme because it was so interesting and lots of fun! Over the two weeks we learned all about the solar system, astronauts and the firstContinue reading “January in the Infant Room”