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Techxibit ‘Unplugged Coding’ Workshop ~ Europe Code Week

October 16th, 2020

For Europe Code week, the children participated in the above workshop.

They experienced the world of coding without a computer in what was a fun, practical hands-on STEAM workshop.

This workshop utilised cross-curricular learning to bring coding to life beyond the computer. Delivered remotely via Zoom, students took part in basic art, maths and storytelling exercises in order to enable them to grasp the fundamentals of what coding is.





Baboro Festival~The University of Wonder & Imagination

October 16th, 2020

Today the children in the senior room participated in an online workshop.

The University of Wonder & Imagination Workshop was a fun, interactive group experience that brought the magic of theatre directly into the classroom, via the wonders of digital technology.

It was fun, it was interactive and was unmissable!




Space Week

October 15th, 2020

To finalise Space Week this year, all students watched a live interview with astronaut Dan Tani.

This was a very interesting interview in which we got to hear, first hand the experiences of a man who has been to Space not once but twice!

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Baboro~Bees, Biodiversity and Me Workshop

October 15th, 2020

Children from 1st class upwards participated in the above workshop.

In this hands-on pre-recorded workshop, Lindsay Deely of Toodlelou Creativity Lab took a look at the role of  the humble bumblebee in biodiversity. Preserving biodiversity is a big task, but there are things that we can all do, right in our own backyards to make a difference.

Lindsay talked about the important things that bees do for us every day, how to become a citizen scientist and the simple things we can do to attract bees to our gardens. During the workshop she showed students how to make a home for solitary bees that was crafted using simple items found at home, in school, the recycling bin and in nature.

5 Ways Bees are Important to the Environment | Premier Tech Home and Garden

Keep an eye out for our bee hotels!!


Maths Week 2020

October 14th, 2020

Maths Week

For Maths Week, the children in the senior room took part in a Maths Trail down on the beach. This was a fun, interactive and educational trail! Everything and anything was counted, measured, tallied etc.

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Maths Week 10th Oct-18th Friday

October 14th, 2020

Maths Week in Scoil Oilibhéir - Scoil Oilibheir

We are currently participating in Maths Week.

We are working on

Maths Challenges

Maths Games

Maths Trails

And lots more….



We are always looking with our

Have You Got Maths Eyes

Europe Code Week 10th-25th Oct

October 14th, 2020

For Europe Code Week, the children will be participating in the following workshop via Zoom.

Techxibit ‘Unplugged Coding’ Workshop 

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Space Week 5th Oct-10th Oct

October 9th, 2020

For Space Week this year, the children participated/carried out  a range of Space related lessons.

In the junior room, children watched different videos on Space.

They also made different items from Space!








Children also carried mini projects on the Sun, the Moon and the Milky Way!

Space Week~Exploring the Planets

October 8th, 2020

Children in the senior room busy at work figuring out the sizes of the planets!

Not an easy task!!

This activity helps students grasp the various sizes of planets in our Solar System using mostly fruit with some other items. The class discussion before the activity encourages students to take an educated guess as to which planet each item represents.








My Creative Hands Workshop

October 6th, 2020

Children in the junior room participated in the above workshop via zoom.

This was an interesting workshop based solely on hand movements to accompany different types of music.