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Term 2

January 8th, 2024

Term 2 Starts | Strathmore Primary School

Advent Calendar

December 19th, 2023

Some more pictures of the activities the children enjoyed as part of our school advent calendar – Christmas themed kahoot quiz, cookie decorating, chess tournament and making salt dough Christmas decorations!

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Viking Projects

December 12th, 2023

Children in the senior room researched aspects of Viking life and presented them to the class. FD663E5A-0AD0-472C-A90D-00E65B76F696  FA7B4E5A-C9D7-4154-BB33-D68FFDBCAA6A  81E839F1-7505-4EC3-9856-13B7F1DAF1AE  35D7021A-22C9-46E6-A0BE-18BE8C88D043a


Advent Calendar Treats

December 11th, 2023

We await the calendar daily to see what treat it might have in store. So far this week we have had a watercolour paint along webinar, storytime with the junior room, board games afternoon and especially yummy…….Christmas Kebabs!!! We used strawberries, grapes and marshmallows (with just a smidge of chocolate) to make our delicious treats.

Yum yum!!!











Christmas Concert

December 7th, 2023

Final preparations are underway for our Christmas Concert. Children have been preparing songs, poems and tunes to share with the community. You will also hear the nativity story as you have never heard it before – the senior room have written diary entries which narrate the story through the eyes of the characters themselves. A night not to be missed!



Nativity Frames

December 5th, 2023

Our handcrafted Nativity Frames are now for sale. Children handpicked the stones and decorated them to depict the Nativity Scene. Many thanks to Paula and Anu for helping us to assemble them into frames. They will be available at local Christmas Markets also so keep an eye out!



Advent Calendar Day #1

December 1st, 2023

We opened the first door of our calendar today.

What a treat it was!!

Hot chocolate for Winter months |

What will the next door be??

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Medal Presentation

November 28th, 2023

Many thanks to Múinteoir Mary for organising a lovely afternoon in New Quay school for the presentation of medals to the boys team for coming second in the league football. Mr. Keane was there to present the medals and our captain gave an excellent speech. It was a lovely way to end the football season.

DSPCA Webinar

November 28th, 2023

We were delighted to have Anne from the DSPCA come online to talk to us on Tuesday.

She spoke about animal safety and what we can do to help all animals.





Soccer Training

November 27th, 2023

Today, we were delighted to have Denis from FAI come to the school to coach the children.

What an excellent session!