Fanore National School - News


Sow & Grow Time

April 11th, 2019

Today we planted our seeds.

We have cress, tomatoes, carrots and potatoes.

Fingers crossed all will grow!!

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Oral Language Projects

April 10th, 2019

Each month the children in the senior room complete a project on a chosen topic.

Thereafter, they present their projects to all the other children.

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Geopark Talk

April 2nd, 2019

Yesterday, we had Eamon Doyle come to the school to speak with all the children about the Burren and its importance as a Geopark.

This was a very informative talk for all.

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Something Fishy Programme

March 8th, 2019

We are taking part in the Something Fishy Programme for primary schools.

Something Fishy is an Educational Programme, aimed at Primary school pupils, which informs and educates students on fish, water, angling, and the environment and angling.

Ray came out to visit us today and discussed the programme with all the children.

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Engineers Week 2019

March 7th, 2019

See our children hard at work, making structures following specific specifications.

Challenge #1

Design a structure using only triangles!

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Challenge #2

Design the tallest free standing structure using a certain amount of cocktail sticks and play doh

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Challenge #3

How much weight can your sheet of A4 paper hold?

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Lees Road

November 23rd, 2018

Well done to our pupils who qualified for the next stage following the Cross Country Running in Kilnaboy.

5 pupils travelled to Lees Road to compete further.

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”In Regards to the Disregarded” Exhibition

November 22nd, 2018

Today we travelled to the Burren College of Art to see the above exhibition by two local artists!

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”Cell Explorers”

November 16th, 2018

As part of Science Week 2018, the children in the senior room travelled to UL to participate in a workshop.

”Cell Explorers” hands on discovery of cellular and molecular biology.

This was a hands-on science session designed for primary school students to practice science and see where it fits into their own lives.

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Space Week 2018

October 12th, 2018

This year for Space Week we investigated Mars!

Thereafter, we set the children a challenge of creating their very own Space Buggy.

The children had certain criteria to follow! It had to move, it had to have a satellite etc.

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Streamcapes

October 4th, 2018

Karen & Stephanie came to our school today as part of the Streamcapes Programme.

Streamcapes is an environmental educational programme in which the children learn about their local Catchment area.

Children actively investigated water samples from 2 local rivers. They found a range of different invertebrates.

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