Some of our pupils were very lucky to be escorted to school by the Beat Fleet last Monday morning. We were delighted to be entertained by the crew and the children got lovely gifts also.. Thanks so much to Michaela for entering the Cool to School competition, it was a lovely treat for everyoneContinue reading “The Beat Breakfast”
We had a very busy day here in Ballyneale NS with our Cake Sale, which once again has proved to be a wonderful success. Moneys raised this year is for Neuroblastoma Research and will greatly help their cause. We were delighted to have Annette, Kate and Anna Comerford here today, who are advocates for the saidContinue reading “Cake Sale”
As a school we are taking part in the national drive for Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. Shoeboxes have been sent home with the children this week, inside which is a note explaining how it works. If you choose to take part, the Shoeboxes need to be back before or on Wednesday, November 9th. Thanks veryContinue reading “Shoe Box Appeal 2016”
The Waterford drama group “Little Red Kettle” will be visiting the school on November 14th, from 12 – 1 p.m.
The Christmas annuals are supplied by educate.ie this year. They cost €2 each. Order forms must be returned by November 11th. There are 4 different editions available, one for each classroom. Carnival (Junior and Senior Infants) Fairground (1st and 2nd Class) Parade (3rd and 4th Class) Festival (5th and 6th Class)
Drama lessons concluded with Amy Hill. The children enjoyed the six weeks of excitement and fun we had with Amy. We would like to say thanks to Amy, and secondly the Parents Association who had kindly subsidised these lessons.
We have been lucky to have been part of the artist in residence scheme. We have had Magueritte Kent to the school every Friday to share her skills and techniques with the children to produce a tapestry which will be displayed in the County Museum in Clonmel. The children’s work has been themed on theContinue reading “Art”
All are welcome to our Rhythm and Shakes Concert which takes place in the school next Tuesday the 7th June at 2.30 pm. Pupils from 1st to 6th class will participate in the concert.
First and Second Class had a very successful school trip to Castlecomer Discovery Park on Thursday. Ms. Dempsey’s Class completed an adventure trail with obstacles and looked for small creatures in a local stream. They also enjoyed the playground and gift shop at the centre.
Gymnastics is still taking place after school through the Be Active Programme run by Ms. Whelan. Pupils from 1st and 2nd class take part.