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Wellbeing and Active Learning in Fifth C...

Look! – What We Have Achieved. We have achieved so much in September and October in Fifth Class this year. Our main focus was to reconnect with our friends and to develop our wellbeing. We practiced mindfulness and bucket filling. In cookery, we made muffins and homemade blackberry and raspberry jam. Everyone, including the teachers took home delicious muffins and pots of jam. Some of us also went to the pet shop in Tallaght to pick our goldfish. There were lots of other activities such as movie making, gardening, arts and crafts, project work and Marathon Kids which...
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STEM sa Bhaile and Engineers Week 2020

STEM sa Bhaile and Engineers Week 2020

After our amazing remote STEM sa bhaile week, Ms Golding  created a super video which captures the week. ( see our twitter or school story on dojo for this). The children in all grades created some very impressive STEM work at home. During the year,  the School had a very successful Engineers Week too. Children from all grades participated in different Engineering activities throughout the week. Some school-based projects included different year groups working together on ‘buddy engineering projects.’ These included making robots with Lego, programming a toy car to...
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Attendance 2019/2020 School Year

The school has a Three Year Attendance Plan that aims to improve pupil attendance over the course of the three years 2018 – 2021. We have a number of initiatives in the school to assist with improving attendance – monthly rewards for pupils and classes at assembly, pupil rewards for full attendance each term, text alerts to parents after 5 and 10 days absence and letters from the principal to parents after 15 and 20 days as absence reminders. Our targets for this year were: Improvement of 1% on baseline data (overall attendance for the year 2017/2018 which was 90.7%)...
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6th Class ‘Hands on’ June 2020 activities

6th Class ‘Hands on’ June 20...

Hi Everyone, At the moment we’re beginning to wind down to the end of the school year. The children have been working very hard up to now, in some unusual circumstances. During June the staff and children have been focusing on some ‘Hand’s on’ activities. Here are some pieces of work from 6th Class. Enjoy them and remember: please continue to post your work to Class dojo. It’s great to see everyone’s ‘Figure it out’ mentality and gorgeous art work. Thank you for sharing it with us. ...
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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...