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Cookery Mondays – Book Launch

Last Thursday (12 May 2022) we had our Cookery Monday book launch in the school. All of sixth class went down to the PE hall that morning. Mr. Diver welcomed Rachel Allen, Ms Gleeson, her husband Frank, her daughter Zoe, her sister Joan, Aoife the photographer, members of the Board of Management and the sixth class parents. In his speech, Mr. Diver said he tried hard to get Ms Gleeson to come back to continue cooking with sixth. Finally, Ms Gleeson absolutely agreed to return with a great Cookery Mondays project. The Student Council represented the other classes in the...
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Fifth Class Visit to Pet Shop

Our Day Out On Friday 7th May we went to the Pet Shop in Tallaght Village. We got 7 new fish, we chose one each. We crossed a lot of roads as we walked to Tallaght Village. ...
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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%)...