Fanore National School - News


Early Music Workshop

March 10th, 2020

Today the children were treated to a very informative and engaging workshop by Simon on Ireland’s ancient instruments. They traced instruments from 10,ooo years ago to St. Patrick’s arrival in Ireland, and explored the sounds from the first instruments our ancestors made and how they are related to instruments today.
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Engineer’s Week – Building Towers

March 6th, 2020

Children engaged in a number of activities for Engineer’s week. Here the children in the junior room were challenged to design and make the tallest free standing structure using different materials. A special mention to Bobby for finding a very clever way to make the plastic and paper cup structure more stable by using paper cups inside the plastic cups! 0C4EC953-1D61-451F-8215-EF69FA9AFB5E 1E3907D5-B554-4161-9816-B32BB10AE641 8E3665ED-ACC2-49CC-B3C0-B8FE5FA9F06A 28DCDC9F-363A-441A-85C8-270D777E231D E3634233-B586-4C05-8B53-07B5E05F7E32 F08BA646-8DD5-4284-BD58-901E60F66D29 F03372D2-2C3F-4756-A340-7EEF92B7D9A3 FFA29004-766F-4C1D-8911-D271692C8B74


Galway Aquarium

March 2nd, 2020

Children in the Senior Room travelled to Galway Atlantaquaria for a day of science experiments which included water and air pressure explorations, making a rocket, chemical reactions between acids and bases and finished with guided tour of the Aquarium. Thanks, Anna, for being a great guide! AA7113C0-2486-4E1D-8BA8-C197909E8008
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Pancake Tuesday

February 25th, 2020

Thanks, Anna, for the delicious panckes! 7560A33F-5F05-4D6F-9804-51628E3FC2A9 E8AEE171-5EDC-4398-B086-920155F0AB4F


Gradam Ceoil

February 21st, 2020

Tune into TG4 this Sunday to see some familiar faces!
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St. Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2020

Happy St. Valentine’s Day to all! 2771D7FC-E12E-479E-9250-096527FCB25D 64FD6B7F-A218-4770-940D-C522987D2B86 5DBBBDBB-5846-4FCE-A11B-8EB68937E163
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Harry Potter Quiz

February 9th, 2020

Thanks very much to Emer in Lisdoonvarna for organising a super quiz for the Senior Room based on the Harry Potter series. 9E3F14EC-935F-4C2C-8CF9-3908D3C0553C 176E27BA-C44A-4E5C-8E59-8F0594FCCBCB


Active Challenge

January 27th, 2020

All children are taking part in Clare Sport’s Partnership’s  ‘Active Homework Challenge’ where children complete different exercises each night as part of their daily homework. Here they are learning some of the exercises, stretches and doing some zumba dances!
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Food Dudes

January 23rd, 2020

Today is the first day of Food Dudes! Food Dudes is an award winning curriculum-linked evidence-based healthy eating programme, developed to encourage children to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. It is based on repeated tastings of fresh fruit and vegetables, rewards and positive role models. Each day children are given different fruits and vegetables to try. Baby corn and apples today! C8B0E034-ABDA-4BD1-89EB-D981B2649CF2 01EF2275-E86E-406F-822E-CFD1B48F7740 E5AD30EC-6F25-4394-8800-9DD0103ACBA4


Gravity explorations

January 20th, 2020

Children in the Senior Room have been learning about Isaac Newton and the effect of gravity on objects and our body. They had different tasks to try and complete, some were harder than others! C4B335A3-6B25-4B71-A383-E6E85D85CF49 068A6BF0-2C30-4013-B912-E12456E6EBD3 40780394-9238-4A74-89DC-299BC5367DE7 5309222A-B719-4CEC-85C6-C63E7DDA38E6