February, 2019

Monthly - February, 2019
Active Flag – Football Free breaks

So today we decided to ditch the soccer balls and to get skipping. It was a pleasant change to see the children try out alternative activities for Lunch breaks. The children enjoyed their skipping break and many of them were asking when we would be doing it again,  so that’s a positive response. “Let’s move …

4th Class History Projects

Recently, the pupils in 4th class completed history projects based on the theme of history in our locality. Research was conducted on Coole Park and Lady Gregory, Kilmacduagh, Thoor Ballylee, Gort Library and the Hayes family’s Creamery to mention but a few. They enjoyed this activity and many visited these sites for the first time. …

Peace Proms 2019

It’s that time of year again!  We had our Peace Proms rehearsal today in UL Sports Arena. The children enjoyed learning all the moves to go along with the songs. We are really looking forward to the main event on March 2nd.  Everybody sang their hearts out today!Well done to all!Looking forward to our Peace …

The Crocus Project.

January 27th is Holocaust Memorial Day.In 5th class, we have been taking part in The Crocus Project. The Crocus Project is an Irish project which includes several European countries.It provides yellow crocus bulbs for children to plant, in memory of the children who died in The Holocaust. We planted are bulbs in November and we …

Active school committee

We have come up with some good ideas to help promote more movement during break times. We are hoping to have a February Football Free Friday where everyone brings in their skipping ropes and we have a class challenge.  We will break the yard up into grids according to each class.  Should be fun! More …