Cross and Passion College assessment test information 2017

Please find below communication from CPC in relation to assessment test for children commencing in September 2017. CPC Assessment test information 2017

Ruth’s Class News

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Free Parenting Workshops and Talks in Kildare

Please find below the schedule of parenting talks for 2017, hosted by Kildare Library Service, with the support of a number of local organisations. http://www.kildare.ie/Library/media/KCC_Parenting_2017_Web.pdf   All talks are FREE but advance booking is required (contact the relevant library directly to book a place). Please spread the word! Full details of all events will be […]

Róisín’s Second Class

This has been our final space themed week and, we have all agreed, it will be sadly missed! We have done so much exploring around the topic and over the past three weeks, the children have produced some of their best work yet. This week, we wrote thank you letters to the sun, based on […]

Tharren’s second class Term 2 Week 3

In Gaeilge this week we did the chapter ‘Séimí beag’. There was lots of new vocabulary to learn. The children worked really hard. We did some work on phonics looking at ‘bh’ and how it makes a ‘v’ sound. There is no ’v’ in the Irish language alphabet. We also looked at ‘á’ and how […]

Weather in Aistear

  This week senior infants have been learning about the weather. We started off the week discussing what we know already about the weather and then made notes of what we would like to find out more about. Many students wanted to learn more about extreme weather. We discussed our yellow weather warning for wind […]

Amy’s 3rd Class – 27th January :)

We had a very busy week in Amy’s Third Class. This week, we began working towards getting our pen licences. We also invited parents to come and join us on Class Dojo to check out what we were doing and how. In P.E, we did gymnastics and we practiced our tumbles! At the end of […]

Yoga Pretzels in Ruth’s 5th Class

This week in PE we learned how to do some yoga poses and how to centre ourselves after a busy week. First of all we enjoyed some breathing exercises to help us to slow down. We learned that these exercises help you to focus your mind and body. Next, we set up five stations on the mats that […]

Pushes and Pulls in Junior Infants

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

Literacy Stations

This week at our literacy stations we have been learning the sound ‘ie’ in words such as cried. Can you think of any more words with this sound? We were also writing sentences about a scary picture. We wrote about spooky eyes behind a door and a ghost that said ‘BOO’. During our station work […]

We Love to Read in 3rd Class!

We were very lucky and grateful in 3rd class this week because Cian Tate’s Mum Ríona came in to read to us. We love reading and love listening to stories. We are very excited to start reading C.S. Lewis’ The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. We can’t wait to enter into this magical world […]

Amy’s 3rd Class – January News

On Tuesday the 17th of January we were very lucky to get a visit from the Irish author and storyteller Niall de Búrca. He told us some funny, scary and loud stories! One of the stories we really liked was called ‘Bowsie and the Banshee’. Another tale he told us about was a story of […]

Creating Masterpieces like Michelangelo in Fiona’s 1st Class!

We learned about Michelangelo this week. We learned that he was an Italian artist who is famous for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. We looked at some of his work and agreed he was very talented. We talked about how he had to lie on his back to paint the ceiling, which took […]

Sixth Class on TV!!

Have a look at some of our class at the RDS Primary Science Fair appearing on Swipe TV describing our project!! https://trte.rte.ie/swipetv/ Just use the search bar and look for BT Young Scientist and then click on “coolest Project”    

Minister Bruton commences 4-week consultation process on plans to address the role of religion in school admissions

Minister Bruton has announced a 4 week consultation period beginning from today 24th January until 20 February 2017.  The consultation document is available on the Department’s website at the following link: “The role of denominational religion in the school admissions process and possible approaches for making changes” On 16 January 2017, Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton […]