Today 1st and 2nd class went to Lullymore Heritage Park. The girls had a great time visiting the farm, getting a train ride, playing in the indoor and outdoor play areas and a special visit to the fairy forest. Fingers crossed all your wishes come true!
Today 5th and 6th class went to Funtasia. We had a great time in the waterpark and mini golf.
Sports Day was another great success. The children really enjoyed all the activities- rounders, playground games, novelty races, ball skills, obstacle course, yoga and benchball. The Senior classes also enjoyed Ultimate Frisbee. A big thank you to the parents association for the lovely treat of the ice cream van coming to visit our school.
The girls have a fabulous week ahead full of fun and games. Hopefully the sun will continue to shine.
Monday- 10@10, Athletics coach and novelty races
Wednesday- Tag rugby, parachute games and an obstacle course
Thursday- FAI soccer coach, cricket coach and the longest kick competition.
Friday- Sports Day and Ultimate Frisbee.
This year the track was made a little bit longer. The whole school have been taking part in the Daily Mile and building up their stamina so were well able for the challenge. Thank you to all the parents who came to support the children and for keeping them cool and motivated with the water guns and bubbles guns. Ms. Clarke and the Parent's Association served up fruit, sandwiches and drinks to keep everyone going.
Today the girls competed in the Field Events of Santry Athletics. A big thank you to Ms. Carr and Ms. Quigg who trained with the girls at lunchtime. Well done to all who took part and a massive shout out to the three girls who brought home medals. We will be taking part in the track events on Thursday so fingers crossed we will bring home more medals.
We have lots of lovely activities going on in the school for wellbeing week- meditation, DEAD time(Drop Everything And Dance), yoga, mindfulness art and lots more. There was lots of nice activities for parents too. We hope the girls and parents are enjoying the week.
The art competition was a real success. we hope the girls enjoy their prizes.
Today we had a different approach to our attendance. We are all hoping to be an ATTENDANCE HERO- Here Everyday Ready On time!! One special class, Senior Infants who had the highest attendance as a class will get a lovely class prize to be decided by their teacher and the girls. There was a raffle for each class and 2 girls with full attendance received a prize. Well done to all girls who had full attendance for the month of April they all received a certificate.
Mangahigh, our wonderful online maths programme, is going down a treat with the girls. Well done to 5th class who were the highest users in April, they will enjoy a movie and sweets as their prize. We had joint 1st place of top student users. Well done girls enjoy your prize.
We are very lucky in our school to have access to a wonderful maths online programme called Mangahigh. The teachers have set tasks for the children as homework for the month of March. Well done to all the girls who have enjoyed participating in the programme. We had a school competition running to see what child used it the most and also what class used it the most.
Well done to 5th class who will enjoy a movie and popcorn afternoon as their treat. We had two girls who used it the most we hope you enjoy your Easter eggs.
Our very talented 3rd class had an amazing experience last week playing with the Artane band. We were very lucky as a school to get to see the 3rd class perform in our school hall.
ALDI in association with the IRFU are running a competition for primary schools all over Ireland. Two lucky schools will will 50,000 and one school in each province will receive 2,500 worth of training equipment for their school, a coaching session with Paul O'Connell, a new set of school jerseys and a set of water bottles. Every school that enters a fully completed poster will receive an ALDI Play Rugby kit bag, 4 rugby balls, a bottle holder and 6 water bottles. We have one completed poster and we have our 2nd one ready to go so please keep collecting the tokens!
Seachtain na Gaeilge is all about promoting the Irish language and culture and celebrating our heritage. There are lots of lovely activities going on all over the school- paired reading using Irish books, Irish treasure hunts, an art competition, a quiz and a concert on Friday. Today 1st-6th had a special treat of a Trad session. It was wonderful the two men played a variety of musical instruments and sang for the school. Our wonderful 1st class entertained us with a beautiful Irish dance, 2nd class played the ukulele and 3rd class played the recorders.
As part of World Book Week every class took part in paired reading with a different class. It was a wonderful experience for all involved.
We were very lucky to have two authors visit us this week. On Monday the 4th of March, Don Conroy came to speak to 1st-6th class. He was very funny and inspiring and even drew pictures for the girls. On Tuesday the 5th of March, Pádraig Kenny talked to 2nd-6th class and told them about the process of getting a book published. He showed them some of his books and the girls had lots of excellent questions about becoming an author and the writing process.
Today we had an extra special attendance assembly as we also had the results of the 20 day challenge. Well done to all the girls who had full attendance for the month of February we hope you enjoy your certificate. A big well done to the girls who had full attendance for the last 3 months.
The 20 day challenge was an extra attendance that we took part in this term. Well done to all the girls who had full attendance for the 20 days. We hope you hang your Certificate in your house for all to see. One lucky girl got a Smyths voucher to enjoy.
World book Day falls on the 7th March. To celebrate this we will have lots of fun activities starting today and continuing on all of next week. Today the Parents Association organised a Stationary and Book Fair which all the girls enjoyed. All the children dressed up as their Favourite Character from a book. Check out the album below to see how creative they were.