Fanore National School - News


Junior Room Art

September 23rd, 2022

Mr Potato Head!!!

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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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ISL – Irish Sign Language

September 23rd, 2022

As part of Irish Sign Langauge (ISL) awareness week, the children in the senior room have been learning some sign language words and phrases all week and put them into practice with some conversations through sign language today

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Happy Birthday Ms Scales

September 22nd, 2022

We would like to wish our Principal, Ms Scales a very happy “Big Birthday”! We hope she has a lovely day 🎂


Roald Dahl Day

September 13th, 2022

The 13th of September is the birthday of Roald Dahl and celebrates all that is wonderful about this much loved author and his timeless stories. We had lots of activities to mark the day today including a book reading session with the senior room reading to the juniors

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School life in the Past

September 12th, 2022

As part of the seniors room history topic ‘Schools in the Past’ the children got the chance to carry out some research using the old school roll books. They were very excited to find the names of their parents, aunts and uncles and neighbours among the students of years gone by

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The children have also completed projects based on school life in the past, from carrying out research into hedge schools to interviewing parents and neighbours about their school days. The resulting presentations were both informative and engaging, well done 3rd, 4th and 5th class!

 

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Senior Room Art

September 12th, 2022

The senior room children have been working on self portraits this week. One side of the picture represents their face as seen by us and the other is made up by the talents, hobbies and characteristics that make them who they areIMG-20220913-WA0001

 

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Chess

September 4th, 2022

The children in the senior room have begun learning chess with Miss Howley this term. Chess is proven to improve concentration and memory, enhance maths and reading skills and foster logic, critical thinking and creativity.

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Maths

September 2nd, 2022

Some hands-on maths activities to start the school year!

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Blackberry Picking

September 1st, 2022

We took advantage of the beautiful weather this week and went blackberry picking. On our return the 5th class boys and girls, overseen by Miss Coyle, treated the rest of the school to some delicious apple and blackberry crumble. Yummy was the consensus!!

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