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School of Quizardry

  We are creating quizzes in Scratch as part of CODEWEEK.EU. We are starting with a simple quiz on the capitals of the different countries that make up the UK as we were doing that in Geography. We are using Lists for questions and answers and Variables to keep score. As the week goes on we will add to our bank of questions and

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Rothar Nua

Léitheóireacht do Rang 5 & 6 Seo roinnt taifeadtaí chun cabhrú leat le do léamh sa bhaile. Cliceáil ar uimhir na leathanach chun an taifeadadh a chloisteáil.   These are recordings to help you with your reading at home. Click on the page number to hear the recording for that page. Rothar Nua Ag Fanacht Thar Oíche Dán – An Deireadh Seachtaine Béile Blasta


Ag Sugradh

Léitheóireacht do Rang 3 & 4 Seo roinnt taifeadtaí chun cabhrú leat le do léamh sa bhaile. Cliceáil ar uimhir na leathanach chun an taifeadadh a chloisteáil. These are recordings to help you with your reading at home. Click on the page number to hear the recording for that page. Rang Nua Dán – Ar Scoil Cuairt ar Mhamó Coníní Dána


Eyes on Boora

The senior class attended a photography workshop at Lough Boora Discovery Park on September 8th starting at 10.00 am. We will worked with pupils from Broughal and Coolanarney Schools. Approximately 44 pupils took part. The workshop is organised by Aisling​ ​O’​ ​Rourke and she has created a website which you can visit here. http://www.eyesonboora.com/ Here are some photographs of our day and also of the

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Our Outdoor Classroom

Our new outdoor classroom was installed today. The classroom is eight benches, arranged in a circle. We will now be able to go outside for some of our classes when the weather is good. It is also a place where we can sit and chat during break time or listen to stories read by the teacher. We hope we have plenty of fine days

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Active School Week 2017

This year we held our Active School Week just after the June Bank Holiday. The weather forecast wasn’t too promising but we were very lucky and the only day we couldnt spend a lot of time outside was Thursday. On Tuesday we started with the Cha Cha Slide which was led by 5th & 6th classes. During the day GAA coaches, Conor and James,

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New Primary Language Curriculum

The Department of Education and Skills has introduced a new Language Curriculum for children in junior and senior infants and in first and second class. The curriculum for junior and senior infants is aligned with the principles and methodologies of Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework. The Department through the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) has created an information leaflet for parents on the

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Distance Running

On 20th of January 2017 we started training to build up to run 1 km. We started by running 500m around the junior yard. We measured different possible running routes around the school and found that the perimeter of the junior yard is approximately 100m, so we ran around 5 times and walked around one more time to cool down. After a couple of

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Peace Proms 2017

On Monday 16th of January the Peace Proms Workshop was held in Swords County Dublin.We travelled by bus and when we arrived at Swords, we walked in and got seated. While we were sitting down getting ready Greg Beardsell our conductor started talking to us and told us all about it. He gave us colours to go by for the day. We were green

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Our Irish Reading

To help us with our Irish reading we have a page where we can listen back to our teacher at home. He recorded himself reading the pieces and added them, along with the text. It makes reading the pieces easier at home and our parents can read with us. Click on the links below.   Sneachta   Úlla Deasa Stoirm