Senior Infant’s News

Another busy week in Sinéad’s senior infants class as we completed our second week of Power Hour. We also finished off our Aistear stations and looked at the important jobs that our Gardaí and Doctors have within the community. We also enjoyed visits from 2 parents who kindly gave their time to sharing information on […]

Gymnastics Classes

Rene will be returning to resume Gymnastics and Physical Excercise Classes on Friday 1st December in NETNS from 3pm – 3.45. For further details, contact Rene – 085 2346303

Healthy Eating Policy – Feedback wanted

he Healthy Eating Policy Group are seeking feedback, please complete the following survey. Closing date for feedback is Monday 5th December. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZY6CYM9

Grandparents Day, Debating, Street Soccer, Self Portraits and the Amazon in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcome some of our grandparents and family members to our school. They kindly answered lots of our questions and it was very interesting to hear how primary school has changed through the generations. Well done to the Student Council members who did a terrific […]

Busy week in Rang a Sé

This week we hosted the first round of our debating contest against Ballyshannon NS and are pleased to say that we won!! It was a very close contest as Ballyshannon were excellent and were very tough opponents. We wish them all the best in the shield. Well done to the members of the debating team […]

People who work in the Community

We have been learning about people who work in our community. We are working as vets in the role play area and making a fabric and fiber picture to show what we want to be when we grow up. We are working as builders to make a local community and build buildings for all the […]

Letters home 20/11/17 – 24/11/17

The following letter was sent home this week: All classes Folens Christmas Annuals Letter 2017 and order form

Transport in Junior Infants

It has been another busy week in Junior Infants. We looked at the ‘e’ sound in phonics and continued to make CVC words. In maths Clara’s class did shapes while David’s class had numicon. In Gaeilge we looked at the topic bia. In Aistear we were learning about transport. We talked about the ways we […]

Dyslexia Information Evening

Please find below details about an information evening for parents / guardians being run by Kildare Town Dyslexia Association. Date: Thursday 30th November @ 7pm Venue: Kildare Town Community School

Fiona’s 1st Class

We celebrated Grandparent’s Day on Wednesday! We performed a song for them using our shakers. In History we were learning about games and fun in the past so we had lots of questions for them! They told us about play handball, hopscotch and skipping. We drew pictures of these and some made models from playdough. […]

Power Hour in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

This week senior infants started Power Hour. The boys and girls were so excited to start. Each night they bring home a new book to read and in school they are carrying out some fun activities at different stations. They are using iPads, blending sounds, doing fun memory games and reading books. In Aistear senior […]

6th Class Basketball

  Over the past week, the 6th class boys and girls basketball teams competed in two away games as part of the Cuman na mBunscol schools competition. Lucky enough the first game was a very short journey across the road to Gaelscoil Cill Dara. The nerves were high for the first outing but both the […]

Ancient Rome investigated by Rang a Sé

We worked very hard on our projects on Ancient Rome, looking at very specific parts of life back in that time. Some of us studied food, others examined the rights of citizens, the colesseum, trevi fountain, the Roman senate and Roman gods as well as several other interesting factors of Ancient Rome life. We’re presenting […]

Planet Earth in Second Class

We have been learning all Earth in space in class. We made our own planet Earths using marbling inks and watercolours. We really like the way they turned out!

Space continued in Junior Infants

This week we continued learning about space in junior infants, we made our own rocket ships, made space stories with a beginning, middle and end. We made pictures of our journeys through space and played in the outer space role play area. In phonics we looked at the sound ‘h’, we have been blending our […]