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Mosaic Mural

May 10th, 2024

The school was fortunate to be chosen as part of the BLAST Arts in Education programme this year. The children have been working with artist Nathalie to create a beautiful mosaic mural. This is also the school’s Heritage Keeper’s project to enhance and celebrate our local heritage.
A sneak peak of the children working hard on their design!

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Calf and Cuckoo Workshop

May 2nd, 2024

The senior room enjoyed their second workshop with Karen as part of the Calf and Cuckoo programme.

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Coding

April 21st, 2024

Children in the senior room have been enjoying learning the basics of coding through game based activities.

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Engineers Week

March 8th, 2024

As part of Engineer’s Week the children in the senior room were tasked with the challenge of designing a paper airplane. Children worked in groups to design and remodel their ideas before having a class competition to see which airplane flew the furthest and which stayed the longest in the air. Future aeronautical engineers in the making!

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Swimming Lessons

January 12th, 2024

Swimming lessons commence on Wednesday 17th January for 8 weeks.

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Meet a Zoologist

November 15th, 2023

We are taking part in a variety of Meet the Scientist Webinars.

Today we met a Zoologist.

What a fascinating job exploring the deep oceans of the world.

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Space Week

October 16th, 2023

As part of Space Week the children examined the size of planets using fruit. They also investigated the size of the planets relative to Earth. Lots of predicting, discussing and active learning. Jupiter was very tasty after all their hard work! IMG_0922

 

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Calf and the Cuckoo Workshop

October 9th, 2023

The senior room had a fantastic workshop with Karen from Burren Beo as part of the ‘Calf and the Cuckoo’ program on Place, Geology, Archaeology, and People.

They looked at the history and geography of The Burren, participated in many different group activities, conducted some investigations and (tasty) excavations!

Karen will be back next year for the second workshop and we look forward to learning more from her in the new year.

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Cross Country Running

September 18th, 2023

Cross Country Running takes place on September 27th at 10.30am in Lees Road, Ennis.

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Forest School Trip

September 18th, 2023

What a fantastic day was had!

We commenced our day by meeting Grandfather Oak Tree, followed by clay animal making!

This session ended with time for a swing!

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Following our busy morning in the meadows, we entered the Ancient Oak Forest.

Children had a great time exploring animals houses and playing the game “Find my Tree”.

Many thanks to Marina for welcoming us into her school.