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Senior Infants: Numicon

A group of senior infant children get some “hands-on” experience in Numeracy using the Numicon tiles and pegs. This is a great learning experience on so many levels and enjoyed by all.  

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Second Class Cooperation

A group of Second Class boys work together in the Resource Room to assemble a map of the world.

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School Sports Day: Thurs 16/6/2016

Thursday,   16/June/2016 All pupils are welcome to attend school in fancy dress.  Limited  parking will be available in the school  yard.  Access  via  gate between St. Joseph’s and Pres.  This gate will be open at 10:55  and closed at 11:15   … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk: First Class.

First class take a well-earned break in the sun in Fitzgerald’s Park during the recent sponsored walk.

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Sponsored Walk: Junior Infants

Having walked all the way to Fitzgerald’s Park, Junior Infants take a break in the garden and sing songs on the stage before they return to school.  

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Paper Bridge and Column Construction

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This proved quite challenging but turned out to be a very enjoyable learning experience for the 6th class boys involved. First some bridges were built using no more than one or two sheets of A4 paper. Results were mixed but … Continue reading

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6th Class assemble some really useful shelves.

Following up on the investment in Maths equipment, 6th class boys are helping out by assembling some handy shelves and storage spaces.

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Junior Infant Construction

Two of our junior infants investigate the fun effects of gravity using Marble Run.

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Planting Strawberries

Some Junior Infants take advantage of the dry weather to plant strawberries.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Bodhrán Bookills waited patiently and with good humour for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. While they waited, they gave impromptu performances under the watchful eye of conductor, Doreen Sheehan.

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