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TG4 Cúla 4 Ar Scoil

While the programming is aimed at children attending Gaelscoileanna, it is equally beneficial for all children for some Gaeilge lessons. The programmes are divided into different sections aimed at different age groups as can be seen from the lesson plans in the screenshot above. The shows are broadcast daily on TG4 at 10.00 Monday to Friday but can also be accessed on Youtube or on the Cula 4 Ar Scoil Player at https://www.cula4.com/en/shows/cula4-ar-scoil/ (Tip: scroll down to the bottom of the page to access different episodes.) Bainigí taithneamh agus sult...
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RTE Home School Hub

  The RTE Home School Hub broadcast daily Monday to Friday at 11.00 on Network 2 featuring three teachers, Múinteoir Ray, Múinteoir John and Múinteoir Cliona who may already be known to some TG4 viewers as Aifric teach three short lessons daily aimed at children in First to Sixth Class. The programmes are proving very successful with both parents and children judging by the feedback on Twitter #rtehomeschool.   If you miss any of the lessons, you can catch up on any of the previous lessons and the accompanying activity sheets at https://www.rte.ie/learn/ In a...
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Attendance – Term 2 – 2019/2...

Due to Covid 19 School Closures, it was not possible to present attendance certificates as usual at the end of term to pupils with Full Attendance. Instead using our Class Dojo system 61 children (23%), were awarded their certificate for Full Attendance—Term 2 by having it uploaded and approved on their ePortfolio. Attendance records for January and February show an improvement over the figures for previous years. However our March attendance records show a considerable drop over the course of the two weeks, first week we had an average of 90.2%, dropping in the...
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Attendance – Term 1 – 2019/2...

Today in the school, 41 children (15%), were presented with a certificate and prize for Full Attendance—Term 1. However, our overall attendance statistics for December (down from 90.4% last year to 87. 4%) are not as good as anticipated due to the high levels of pupil absences this month, particularly on the three Fridays in December where 44 or 45 pupils were recorded as absent. Class Number of Pupils Third 10 Fourth 11 Fifth 11 Sixth 9 ...
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Every School Day Counts – 20 Day C...

Our school took part in the TESS (Tusla Educational Support Service) Every School Day Counts – 20 Day Challenge during the month of November 2019. You will recall we had  a very successful Poster Competition in October to raise awareness of the importance of attending school every day which had a positive impact on school attendance during November. During assembly this week, 105 pupils were presented with certificates of Full Participation in the Every School Day Counts – 20 Day Challenge and tickets for a small raffle draw whereby 25% of the pupils won a...