Senior Infants: Our School

Another busy week for senior infants. We made a visit to the foyer to meet a special visitor ‘Jack’ the greyhound. The countdown is on for our school fundraiser: Family Fun Race Night at the Newbridge Greyhound Stadium. The fundraiser takes place on Friday the 13th of October. There will be an art competition on […]

So far in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

  How quickly the first few weeks have gone by! Senior infants are really into the swing of things again and revising all their sounds and blending sounds together as they prepare for reading later this year. Senior infants have also finished their first Aistear theme; ” Myself and my Family”. The boys and girls […]

Final week in Senior Infants

  I cannot believe the year is almost over and that i am writing my final class blog! What a year it has been. It was active week this week and senior infants enjoyed the variety of activities carried out all week. Activities such as penalty shootout, skip-a-ton, long distance running and Drop Everything and […]

Sinéad’s Senior Infants at Stonebrook Farm

Senior infants were super excited the week of the school tour. We counted down the days in our classroom calendar. In Aistear we were learning all about the farm so we were very prepared for the trip! The day finally arrived and everyone was ready for the big day out. Off we went to Stonebrook […]

Farming fun!

Senior infants got stuck into farming this week as we carried out some really fun activities in the classroom. We made some lovely chicks and used straw to make cozy beds. We also sowed seeds on a farming worksheet and made some great patterns with the seeds. In the play station, the students got stuck […]

Basketball Summer Camps

Please find below, details of a Newbridge  basketball camp that will take place during the month of July. These forms are available at the foyer by reception for those interested. basketball camp form

Spraoí agus Spórt in Senior Infants

Another busy week for senior infants which included a fantastic sports day on Wednesday. We were so lucky with the weather and all the boys and girls truly enjoyed the day from competing in relays, bean bag throwing, bouncy castle fun and of course, the ice cream!!! A huge thank you to all the parents, […]

Our Health is Our Wealth!

This week in senior infants we learned all about healthy eating. It was also ‘Well-being Week’ in school so it fit in perfect for us to talk about looking after ourselves both physically and mentally. We discussed the importance of looking after our bodies by eating well and exercising. We looked at the food pyramid […]

Book Week in Senior Infants

    Hi everyone! Book week was a great success and senior infants made a great effort to work on their reading in class. We read different stories on the interactive whiteboard, listened to stories online and also had story time with three parents who kindly offered their time to come and read to the […]

Bright Sparks in Senior Infants

Welcome back everyone after the Spring break. I hope everyone had a lovely break. In senior infants this week we started a new topic in Aistear: “Electricity”. We discussed the different types of energy; movement energy, light energy, heat energy and solar energy. We discussed what electricity is and what items in the home and […]

Busy Week for Senior Infants

What a week it has been in senior infants! The class were busy getting ready for the ‘Open Night’ and finishing up on the topic of money with some fun shopping games. We painted our cupcakes with beautiful colours in time for the Open Night for our class bakery. On Thursday we were invited to […]

Money, Money, Money in Senior Infants

In Aistear, senior infants have been working with money. The class have been learning the value of each coin, finding differences and making comparisons between each coin. Each copper coin has the same picture, but a different numbers on them and are different sizes too. The gold coin share the same picture also of Europe […]

Growing with Gaeilge

  This week Sinéad’s senior infants class have been working really hard on their Gaeilge. Each day this week we focused on certain frasaí as Gaeilge. After yard time the school carried out ‘Am Comhrá’. Senior infants walked around the room while music played over the intercom and once it stopped they had to turn […]

Senior Infants ‘Spring’ into Seachtain na Gaeilge!

  This week in senior infants the boys and girls are learning all about Spring. All around us there is a lot of growth; trees, plants and newborn animals. In our Aistear stations, senior infants are learning all about the life cycle of a frog. They are also learning about how plants grow and what […]

This week in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

  This week in senior infants the class made some Valentines decorations. We used crepe paper, cut out heart shapes on card and added a little Valentine note. We also got a little love heart treat from Sinéad that day which was a nice surprise. We also dressed up for charity on Thursday to raise […]