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One of our sixth class girls has been making very hard jigsaws with Mrs Rothwell (who must have needed lots of help!) Well done, they look very difficult!

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School Tour

It’s school tour time again! Last week the pupils in the middle room learned about the potato famine in Ireland and yesterday we went to New Ross to see the famine ship, The Dunbrody. The children had lots of questions for “passengers” Mrs. White and Mrs. O’Brien. Some of the children got to ring the […]

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Today we got a lovely surprise all the way from New Zealand! Our classmate Tui sent Christmas cards to all her friends in Carrigduff. She misses her friends here but it is good to hear that she is very happy in her new school and is making lots of new friends. We are looking forward […]

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Story telling at the library

Second and Third classes enjoyed a trip to the library today to hear children’s author Olive O’Brien talk about the steps involved in writing a book. Olive writes about environmental issues and she read from her three books- Perry the Playful Polar Bear, Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green and Eco Zico. She encouraged the […]

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Bon Voyage Tui!

One of our second class students Tui, has gone to live in New Zealand until February. Tui was very excited in her last week in school. The children in her class learned lots about New Zealand before she left. They learned a stick dance for the song “E Papa” and they learned about the geography […]

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Welcome back!

It’s great to see everyone looking refreshed after the holidays and eager for work again! We are sorry to have to say goodbye to James and his family and we wish him well in his new school. We welcome three new infants into the Junior Room.

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First and second class go batty!

Today in the Middle Room we learnt a lot about bats. There are nine species of bats in Ireland, the pipistrelle is the smallest and the leisler is the largest. We drew pictures of bats and then we had a quiz. It was great fun!

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Dates for your diary – June 2011

This is the busiest time of the year in school and each day brings new events and activities. Below is a list of activities this month. Tueaday 14th – Computer Xplorers, Principals’ meeting Wednesday 15th – Swimming (last session), Mr. Dungan visiting, PTA meeting at 7.00pm, Irish orals for senior class Thursday 16th – Jedward […]

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A busy week!

What a busy week this week! We started the week with two staff birthdays, Mrs Wilson and Ms Johnston. The children sang “Happy Birthday” to both of them and the two teachers were delighted to celebrate their “21 again!” Breithleá Shona dóibh!   On Tuesday, sixth class from Killegney NS and sixth class from St. Edan’s NS, […]

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School Tour to The National Heritage Park

The tour was on Friday 27th May. We went to The National Heritage Park in Wexford. Despite having some bus trouble (including a puncture) we had a great day and the weather was lovely. All the pupils had completed lots of classwork before the tour and were well able to answer lots of questions asked by […]

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