Sugar high

This week the whole school examined how healthy our lunch boxes were, in sixth class as part of our nutrition lessons we wanted to examine how much sugar did our school eat. Today we went around the school to every class and collected every wrapper we could. We studied the nutritional information and calculated the […]

Fourth Class Fun

This week fourth class have been working really hard, so we really enjoyed our golden time today. Below are some pictures of the two classes having some well deserved fun. We have started playing tin whistle this week and we can already play two songs!! Stay tuned next week for our first 1916 displays. We […]

Pushes,Pulls and healthy lunchboxes!

This week in Junior Infants we have been looking at forces. We talked about pushes and pulls and even twisting forces.  In Aistear we played with toys that needed pushing or pulling, shaped and changed mala with tools, made rockets from paper and straws and also made pull along toys from recycled card and bottle […]

How long is a piece of string in first class?

This week we learned lots about measuring length. We used our hands, feet, books, pencils and cubes to measure lots of different things in our classroom. Then we looked at how long a metre stick is and used it to measure out pieces of string 1m long for all of us to use. We then […]

Healthy Lunches in First Class!

They boys and girls have been learning about food and the healthy food types that they could include in their lunchboxes every day. We completed some activities around this idea. Take a look at the pictures below! Also a special thank you to Kathy, Gracie’s mum, for coming in to speak to all the children […]

‘Operation Healthy Lunchboxes’

Well done to all the classes, you have all done a super job making your lunch boxes healthy. Yesterday at the senior assembly we heard about loads of healthy alternatives that we have been putting in our lunch boxes such as hummus and carrot sticks, homemade soup and smoothies and brown bread. We are also […]

Letters home this week 25/1/16 – 29/1/16

There were no letters this week.

Sugar Smart!

This week 2nd class have been trying extra hard with our healthy lunchboxes. We talked about what we could swap/change in our lunch to make it healthier. Some people have swapped white bread with brown bread while other are bringing in water now instead of juices. Lots of people are trying new fruit and veg […]

Let’s Talk About Parenting

Please find below a brochure with details of all the FREE talks & workshops in 2016 as part of the Kildare Library Service “Let’s Talk about Parenting” programme. KCC_Parenting_2016 part 1 KCC_Parenting_2016 part 2

SKET Second Level Campaign Update

Campaign for a Second-level Educate Together School Fights On   SKET2L now have almost 2100 Expressions of Interest collected from parents who want an Educate Together second-level school in this area.   Within the last year we have met many worried parents: Some children are still without second-level places for September 2016. Parents unsure if […]

Newbridge Community Games Art and Model Making Competition

Please find below details about the Newbridge Community Games Art and Model Making Competition. This competition is open to all children living in the Newbridge area. Closing date: Monday 22nd February – All entries may be submitted through the school. Newbridge Community Games Art and Model Making Competition 2016  

Finding your Feet – Kildare Town

Below please find details of a FREE Personal development programme for adults (18 years+) who are unemployed, taking place in Kildare Town from 1st February for 6 weeks. Finding your feet flyer Jan 16

Helping your child prepare for transition to secondary school

Programme Name: Occupational Therapy Lecture Summary of Topics Covered Helping primary school children with issues such as Dyspraxia, Asperger’s, ADHD / ADD, Down Syndrome prepare to transition to secondary school.Dorothy Armstrong will host an evening that is aimed at parents, teachers and those who work with this population. It will cover issues such as: · The […]

Road safety

We had a very important talk today about road safety. We learned that we have a huge role to play in our own road safety. We went through the importance of looking both ways when crossing the road but also to have patience when crossing the road. One fact that surprised us was at traffic […]

Fourth Class Buddies and Extra Golden Time

This week Clara’s class began helping Marie’s first class with their reading, while Michael’s class helped Sacra’s class. It was lovely to see all the fourth class children being so kind and patient. Everyone acted so mature and helpful with the younger girls and boys. This week Clara’s class won the best line the most […]