Category Archives: Junior Room

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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First Communion 2016

The girls from second class celebrated their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 21st. They looked wonderful and did a great job. Their family and friends were there to celebrate with them and the choir helped with the ceremony. Here’s the opening song from the Communion Mass. Fr. Pierre said the mass and their teacher, Mr. Gilligan, managed the choir. At the end of

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The Children of Lir

We have just finished learning about the Children of Lir. We created our own booklet and illustrated the story. We broke the story up into eight sections and wrote short descriptions of what we thought were the most important events in the story. We then picked a section each and drew pictures to illustrate the story, someone had to design the cover of the

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Amazing Scratch

First and Second classes have been looking at Scratch and have designed some mazes. How quickly can you get to the green square? Try a few times to see if you can improve on your previous score? Click the Green Flag to Start but be careful because if you touch the red lines you will be sent back to the start. The timer starts

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“Aliens Love Underpants”

We’ve been reading a great book called “Aliens Love Underpants” and doing lots of activities based on the story. Some people made aliens using Play Doh. We also drew pictures of items we would bring if we went on an adventure into outer space. We had to tell the class what we would bring and how we might use these things on our adventure.

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Two Little Dickie Birds

Junior Infants have been learning different Nursery Rhymes. Here they are telling us one of their rhymes.

Junior Tour 2015

On Thursday, May 28th our Junior Infants, Senior Infants, First and Second Classes headed off on their school tour. There were some nervous but excited boys and girls lined up to get on the bus at 9.20 am. They took their seats and set out for Imaginosity in Dublin. Miss Kerin, Mrs. Farrelly and Miss Donohoe accompanied them and took loads of photographs on

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