Fanore National School - News

A Huge Welcome!

June 18th, 2014

Today, we welcomed our new school entrants into our school!

We have a total of 7 new children!

We wish you all a very happy time here in our school!

Senior School Tour

June 13th, 2014

Today, the children in the senior room travelled to Galway to NUIG for a day of activities.

Activities included: The Wrecking Ball, Giant Slide, Disco Dancing and many more!

A great day was had by all!

Junior School Tour

June 12th, 2014

Today for our school tour we travelled to Ennis to see Little Red Riding Hood.

It was a great show!

Well done to all the cast!

The End Result

June 11th, 2014

Well done to all our children who each made their very own mosaic!

A very special thanks to our artist Sara Foust who helped and guided the children along the way with their pieces.

The finished pieces were amazing!

More photos to follow!

Well done again to all the children and Sara!!

Final Stage!

June 11th, 2014

Today we entered the last stage in our mosaic project, mounting our mosaics.

Firstly, we had to draw the outline on the wall.

Then we mixed the plaster and put it inside the outline.

Thereafter,we placed our finished mosaic on the plaster and waited for it to dry.

Blue Star Award

June 10th, 2014

We have just got word that we have received our 3rd Blue Star Award!!

Well done to all involved!

Seashore Safari

June 10th, 2014

Today we went with Noirin from the Galway Atlantaquaria down to the beach.

We looked in the rock pools for different sea life.

We found a Blenny, a Blue Jellyfish, Sea Anemones, Crabs, a Shrimp, Limpets, Dogwhelles, Razor Shells, Sand Hoppers, Sea Slatters, Barnacules, a Common Prawn, Periwinkles to name but a few!!

A Sea Slatter & her babies!

The search continues!


A Shore Crab

Thereafter, we made sand sculptures! Can you guess what they are??

Yes! A Limpet and a crab!

Our Certificates of Participation

RSA Visit

June 9th, 2014

Today we had Lauren from the RSA visit us.

She spoke to all the children about road safety, the do’s and don’ts!

Each child received arms bands to use both day and night.

Children also practiced their Safe Cross Code Dance routine!

Children were also introduced to the Seatbelt Sheriff!!

Our Summer Display

June 5th, 2014

Our caption is

“This year just flew by”

Each child created their own kite with their most favourite memory of the year.

Next Step in the Artist to the School Scheme

June 5th, 2014

We have now completed our mosaics!

The next step is to find the right place for the right mosaic!

They look stunning already!

Keep an eye out for the when they are mounted on the wall!!