Fanore National School - News


The Cuckoo

May 10th, 2023

Since the arrival of the Cuckoo, we have been very busy finding out lots of information on this fabulous bird!

We are blessed to hear it every day while outside on yard!

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Senior Room Projects

March 20th, 2023

The senior room have been working on explanation texts and this week have researched and presented projects based on the life cycles of some of their favourite animals,

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Water Cycle

March 1st, 2023

The children in the big room have been learning all about the water cycle this week and have even created their own water cycles.

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February 1st, 2023

Lá le Bríde
Ó lá le Bríde amach
Bíonn na h-éin
ag déanamh nead,
Bíonn na caoire ag breith na n-uan
Is an lá ag dul I bhfad.

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Science Week 2022

November 20th, 2022

Science Week took place around Ireland this Week with the aim of promoting the benefits of learning about science. The children attended webinars, had a science quiz and conducted lots of very interesting experiments during the week

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Junior Room Science

September 23rd, 2022

Some taste testing in the junior room this week. The children explored salty, sweet, bitter and sour tastes, discussed and recorded their findings

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Discover Primary Science Award

June 16th, 2022

The school has achieved SFI Discover Science and Maths Award for engagement in STEM activities in science, technology, engineering and maths over the past year. Well done everyone!

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Design and Make

June 10th, 2022

The senior room children got to try out their home-made anemometers today. An anemometer is a device that is used to measure wind (something there is an abundance of in Fanore), specifically its speed and direction.

 
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Workshops

June 8th, 2022

The children in the senior room took part in two workshops this week:

Plastics Problems Workshop

This introduced the students to the science of plastic, what it is, where it comes from, different types of plastics and the problems caused to the environment by plastics

 

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Transport for the Future

Here the children explored transport and the impacts of transport on people, the planet and sustainability. The children even got to design their own potential transport solutions

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Stem Activities

May 26th, 2022

Some excellent rockets from the junior room this week. Future engineers in the making!

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