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Our Trip to Microsoft

Our Trip to Microsoft

5th class went on a trip to Microsoft. Here are some of our recounts.   On Friday the 21st of September half of my class went to Microsoft to learn coding. We took a bus there. I was sitting next to Jordan. We talked for a bit then we did our own thing. When we went in we saw a big sign saying ‘Welcome Sacred Heart S.N.S’. The first thing we did was go into Dreamspace and put our bags and coats into the lockers. After that we got a small tour of the first floor. We got to see the digital waterfall and lake. The American flag was in the lake. Then, we did some...
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Autumn in third class

Autumn in third class

We are learning all about autumn at the moment in third class. Here is a recount that we wrote in Ms. Greene’s class about our recent autumn walk! On Monday, our class went on an autumn walk to look for the signs of autumn around the school. First, we were all put into pairs. We all got a checklist and a clipboard. Next, we walked out to the field and school gardens and we looked around for some autumn signs. We saw lots of different coloured leaves, some berries, conkers, conker husks, acorns, pine cones and some seeds. Then we collected some leaves so that...
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#One Good Adult

This World Mental Health Week, will you join us and people around Ireland and take the pledge to be One Good Adult®? In Ireland right now, our young people are struggling. Mental health issues are rife. They are sad, isolated, anxious, panicking, withdrawing, or becoming angry in order to make sense of the chaotic, changing and stressful world they are growing up in. We KNOW that YOU can can transform the lives of the young people around you. YOU can be a super hero in your community. All it takes to be One Good Adult®is to truly listen to the young people around you...
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Mindfulness with 6th Class

This year all of us in  6th class  are doing a Mindfulness course with the 6th class teachers. I was in the first group chosen to do this class. We do it in the Sensory Room every Monday afternoon. We sit on our Yoga mats and close our eyes. We listen to relaxing music and our teacher talks us through calming strategies that help us to feel very peaceful and chilled. Every Monday I look forward to our  mindfulness yoga.  Sometimes I do the yoga at night before I go to bed. By...
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Drama Classes starting !

Drama Classes: Starting in Killinarden family Resource Centre Date: Monday 24th September Time: 10.00am – 12pm Childcare, tea and coffee provided. Contact Sabrina or Gillian for more information 01-4527143
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Upcoming events for Parents!

Hello everyone and welcome back. We hope you had a great Summer and are ready for the new school year. We have lots happening here this year so stay posted to the website for updates. Below find some upcoming events that might be of interest to you: How to get Homework done the Parents Plus Way This workshop is open to all parents in the school. It uses some of the ideas from The Parents Plus Course which really help in getting homework done quickly and with less stress! It will look at: – How to set up homework so children are feeling positive about it – Some...
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Parents working hard making confirmation...

A very productive morning was had making confirmation candles by some of our parents. The end result was fantastic. The children were delighted with them. Well done ladies.
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Interesting course for parents.

This is an interesting course for those of you wishing to improve your education, training and job prospects.