We have been learning that the equal sign means ‘the same as’. Using numicon and counters we were making groups of items that were equal to each other. Now we’re using an adding sign to show that when you add two numbers together it is the same as the answer on the other said eof […]

All about autumn

We’ve had a great week learning about autumn. We went on a school walkabout and looked at the changing colours of the leaves. In Aistear we’re sorting oak, chestnut, sycamore and beech leaves into their groups. If you find any over the weekend you can bring them in. We’re writing autumn words to match pictures […]

Power Hour Senior Infants

This week in Senior Infants we began Power Hour, a literacy program. The children move from station to station practising a variety of skills in relation to oral language, rhyming, spelling, phonics games, including  iPad activities and reading a new and familiar book everyday. It is such a great opportunity for the class to make […]

After School Activities Update

All after school activities except seasonal art are going ahead from next Tuesday 3rd October 2017. Please find consent form below. After school consent form

After School Sign Up

Tuesday Hip Hop DanceFiona and Ruth1st  – 3rd 4th – 6th   Gymnastics , Emma, 1st and 2nd Basketball, Sinead, 1st -3rd  Science Club, Elaine, 3rd and 4th YuGiOh (Card Game), Tharren, 4th -6th  Hurling, Rob, 4th -6th Wednesday Athletics,Elaine and Jim,1st – 2nd – 6th   Soccer/Draughts,2nd – 6th ,Dan Lego ClubTharren […]

Our School, Aistear

                This week the theme in Aistear is ‘Our School’. The children are getting to know the school layout as well as meeting staff at work in the school. In Aistear they’re using what they learned to work in groups.     The children have been investigating what […]

After School Activities Term 1 2017

We are delighted that after school activities will again be taking place beginning Tuesday October 3rd 2017 for 7 weeks. The week of 13th -17th November the progress meetings will be held, therefor no afterschool activities will be taking place. The sign up will be available on the school website on Saturday 23rd September at […]

Senior Infants Assembly

Well done to the two Senior Infant classes who took part in a great assembly. We shared what we have been learning about food groups, healthy eating and exercise. The two classes performed a song with actions called ‘Food Groups are Rockin’ Tonight and then got the audience up exercising by playing Simon Says. Have […]

Book Week

Lots of fun reading books, listening to stories and dressing up for book week.  

Food Groups

We are learning about healthy eating in Aistear. We did a survey in class to find out what the favourite fruit in the class are. We made a block graph to show our answers. After we played number and adding games. Each day we are figuring out what group the food in our lunchboxes comes […]


Last week we were learning about electricity. We learnt how to be safe in the home around electricity. We made an electrical circuit with leads, bulbs and batteries. We made our butterfly pictures move using static electricity from rubbing balloons on our heads. Have a look at the photos.  


We were learning about measurements recently. We learned that weight is about how heavy or light something is. We balanced objects using scales. We learned that length is about how long, short, narrow or wide something is. We investigated objects in the classroom and measured them using lollypop sticks. Before weighing or measuring we always […]

Sign Up After School Activities April 17

After school consent form april 17 *If possible please print off and return consent form on the first day of the activity. Teachers will distribute consent forms on the first day of the activity.   Tuesday   Indoor and Outdoor Sculpture, Elaine, 4th – 6th   Hip hop/Jazz Dance, Fiona and Ruth, 1st – […]

Maths Trail, Senior Infants

We had a busy week preparing for open night and enjoyed showing off all our work. Thank you to everyone who came. It is lovely to get a chance to work outdoors now the weather is improving.On Thursday we worked in teams to complete a maths trail before unlocking clues for a chocolate egg hunt. […]

Writers of the Week

Well done to our writers of the week. Keep up the great work!