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Every School Day Counts

Tulsa are launching a rebranding of their initiatives around Attendance, Retention and Participation in education with the introduction of TESS (Tusla Education Support Service) which incorporates the Home School Community Liaison Scheme, The School Completion Programme and the Statutory Educational Welfare Service. The new brand will be launched in the Mansion House in Dublin on November 5th 2019. Attendance, Retention and Participation are the cornerstones of TESS. The primary focus of this campaign is on improved attendance, in order that students can attain the best...
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Our T-Shirt designs

Our T-Shirt designs

In Mr. Maguires class, we have been painting T-Shirts. some of us decided to paint the Irish rugby jersey to support Ireland in the world cup in Japan. Some other people painted different patterns and designs on the jerseys. We used blank T-Shirts and poster paint to create our jerseys. Check some of our designs out below. ...
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inktober 2019

inktober 2019

In Mr Maguires’ class we are doing Inktober. This is a worldwide project that artists take part in. We are spending a few minutes everyday drawing out different pictures using a prompt list. It is lots of fun. here are some of our pictures so far (the prompts are ring, and mindless,...
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Attendance 2018/2019 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 0.5% on baseline data (overall attendance for the year 2017/2018 which was...
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Creepy crawly visitors

Creepy crawly visitors

Collie Ennis, an expert in all things creepy and crawly visited our third and fourth class students today. The students got to see and learn about many different creatures including pythons, Tarantulas, African Land Snails, Stick insects, scorpions and toads. They learned about the importance of caring for these animals and how cool and amazing these creatures can be. Students learned all about the spiders amazing way of hunting and eating their prey and the fascinating life of snakes and other reptiles. It was a great day and many of the students are doing fact files and...
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Term 2 in Third Class

Term 2 in Third Class

We have been busy this term in Ms. Greene’s 3rd class. We have been learning loads and have had a lot of fun doing so. Check out what we have been up to over the last few weeks below! 🙂 http://sacredheartsns.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Ms_Greenes_3rd_Class_360p.mp4
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Bringing virtual reality into the 21st c...

On Tuesday the 26th of March six children from our school went to St. Marks school to participating in bringing the virtual reality into the 21st Century. We walked to their school because it was only around the corner from our school. When we got their we listened to a choir and a band. We listened to a few speeches’ even MR O’Leary our old principal was there.  When the speeches were over we got a bag of sweets and a few people came around with VR headsets. While we were enjoying our goodies the principals got presented with an award. The award was a plaque with the...
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Maths Eyes

Maths Eyes

  In January 2019 we went to Sean Walsh park and we did a maths eyes sheet. We had to look around the park to find answers for the sheet. It was freezing outside. We walk around by Tallaght Stadium because it was really icy if we were to walk through the farm. We would have been freezing. When we got there we had to put on our maths eyes and one of the question’s was to find a pyramid in the sky which was the top of the square. Then we were walking back to school and it was past big lunch so we didn’t get to go on yard but we got lunch.:) Kai and...