Baby and Toddler Music and Dance Class

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Week 2 of the Gruffalo

This week in Junior infants we did even more exciting gruffalo activities, We made clay gruffalos, we cut out parts of the Gruffalo story and stuck them in the right order, we painted with stamps and we continued playing in the deep dark wood. In phonics we were learning all about the sound ‘n’. Now […]

Christopher Columbus in First Class

In our history lessons we have been learning all about Christopher Columbus. He was a sailor. The King and Queen of Spain gave him three ships. The ships were called The Nina, The Pinta and The Santa Maria. He wanted to find a new way to India. He did not sail to India but sailed […]

Fifth Class News

This week in fifth class we have started learning about the First Emperor of China and the Qin Dynasty. Next week we will be making terracotta warriors out of clay. The children are very excited about it. We have been using persuasive language in debating. The debating final was held on Thursday. Congratulations to all […]

St Mark’s Special School Open Evening

SAINT MARK’S SPECIAL SCHOOL NEWBRIDGE, CO.KILDARE A SPECIAL SCHOOL FOR PRIMARY AND POST PRIMARY STUDENTS HAVING A MILD GENERAL LEARNING DISABILITY FROM COUNTIES KILDARE, WEST WICKLOW AND EAST OFFALY. OPEN EVENING THURSDAY 24th NOVEMBER 2016 At 7.30 p.m. Parents and teachers considering a special school placement for their child/student with mild learning disability are invited […]

Dress Up Day- Friday 28th October

Following the great success of last year’s Dress Up Day, we are looking forward to holding another one on Friday, 28th October. We are encouraging all students and teachers to dress up and wear a fun costume and bring in a donation of €2 to school on this day. The money raised from this event […]

Cross and Passion College Admissions 2017

Cross and Passion College in Kilcullen would like to remind parents and guardians of current 6th class children that the closing date for enrolment for 1st year, 2017 is Friday 21st October 2016 at 3pm. Further details, a copy of the admissions policy and application forms are available on the CPC website:   http://cpckilcullen.com/admissions/ or from the CPC school […]

Busy 3rd Class

We’re working really hard to win some more class dojo points. Once we have 1,000 we can cook something nice!   We’ve been working really hard on our fractions with a lot of talk about pizza slices. It’s making us hungry!     We worked in groups to create a timeline about the Ancient Greeks.

Henry is not our favourite monarch (in rang a Sé)

This week we’ve been learning all about Henry the VIII and his influence in Ireland at the time of the Reformation. We were quite surprised to discover that Henry had six wives and wasn’t the nicest of husbands to most of them!  We also had a look at Silken Thomas from Kildare and discovered that […]

The Gruffalo in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we read the story ‘The Gruffalo”, we loved it so much that we did loads of fun aistear activities about the Gruffalo. We made Gruffalo masks, we played in the deep dark wood, we even made mala Gruffalo characters to play with, we made owls, snakes, mice and even some […]

Bodhrán Beats in Fifth

This week in fifth class, we have been learning how to play the bodhrán. It has been great fun learning the various rhythms to a hornpipe. Next week we will be aiming to play a reel.

Letters home this week 10/10/16 – 14/10/16

The following letters were sent home this week: All classses: Letter re Eibhlín Oct 2016 Fiona’s 1st class: Letter to 1st class re twitter 4th class: 4th class Riverbank trip Oct 2016 6th class: Gaeltacht information meeting Oct 2016 Senior infants: HSE Hearing screening forms  

Lions Club Walk this Sunday – Please Support!

This year’s Lions Club Charity Fun Walk will take place this Sunday 16th October.  It is a great opportunity to raise funds for both the Lions Club in our area and our school. This will be one of our main fundraisers for the year as 70% of funds raised by our walkers will be returned to us […]

Nocturnal Animals in Senior Infants

We have been learning about nocturnal animals in Senior Infants. We have taken a close look at the features and habitats of the badger, hedgehog, fox, owl and bat. All these animals come out at night. Did you know that badgers like to eat berries and insects? And an owl is a predator who uses […]

Soil exploration in Rang a Sé

This week in sixth class we had a really good look at soil from a wide range of locations. We used magnifying glasses to observe and classify the soil and then we we examined how much clay was in each soil sample (or how sticky our soil is!) by filtering water through it and timing […]