Writers of the Week

Congratulations to our writers of the week. The children are working so hard to make sure that they form their letters correctly, place each word on the line and use finger spaces. Keep up the great work!


We have enjoyed learning about the weather in Aistear for the past two week. We watched weather reports and did our own, we read thermometers and we found out how rain falls from clouds. We finished up by making a wind sock to help see what direction the wind was blowing. Luckily we had a […]

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 […]

Sign up, After School Activities, January.

Tuesday Basketball, Sinead, 4th – 6th http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094eafab2ba0f58-basketball1   Bodhrán, Elaine, 3rd-6th http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844afad22a7fd0-bodhrn3   Gymnastics, Emma, 1st and 2nd http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facab2aa4f94-gymnastics   Variety of Dance, Ruth and Fiona, 1st – 3rd http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facaa2cabf94-variety   Fabric Crafts, Trish, 1st   – 6th   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0948acad29a5fe3-fabric   Wednesday   Soccer (Draughts if raining), Dan, 3rd – 6th http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0544adaf23a3fc1-dansoccer2   Musical Theatre, Amy, […]

The Arctic

We have been learning about the Arctic this week. We’re experimenting with ice and salt to see what happens. We are painting an arctic scene for a polar bear that we’ll print next week and we are sorting out facts about animals. Did you know….? An foxes tail can be used to keep him warm […]

Maths quiz and board games for maths week

We have enjoyed a great week throughout maths week. The countdown questions everyday were challenging. The 4th class brought us on a maths trail and we loved it. 4th class (Eimear) were so helpful and friendly towards us when we were doing it. Go raibh maith agaibh! Today we worked in teams to do a […]

Maths Games for Maths Week

We enjoyed a visit from some 4th class pupils from Eimear’s class who designed maths games for us. The games were great and the 4th class pupils were brilliant showing the senior infants what to do.  

Houses and Homes

This week in Aistear we have been learning about ‘Houses and Homes’. We are learning how to identify detached and semi detached houses, bungalows, apartments and terraced houses. We are learning about different types of houses in towns and the countryside. We have been using our adding to colour different types of houses. We are […]

Jobs in the Community

We have been learning about people who work in our community. We are doing lots of different work in Aistear to help us learn more about different jobs. We have a role play area in a veterinary clinic. We are making our own buildings from recyclable materials and talking about who works in them. We […]

Progress Meetings SIGN UP HERE

David, Junior Infants http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4faaa62ba5fa7-junior   Clara, Junior Infants http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094bafae2da6fb6-junior   Trish, Senior Infants http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0948acad29a5fe3-trish/   Sinead, Senior Infants http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094eafab2ba0f58-sinad   Sacra, 1st Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facad2da4fc1-sacras   Fiona, 1st Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facac2baafb6-progress/34502273   Roisín, 2nd Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4fa8af2da2fb6-2ndclass   Emma, 3rd Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facab2aa4f94-progress/34502273 Hilda, 3rd Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4fabaa2babfd0-progress/34502273   Michael, 4th Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4facad2ca6fe3-michaels   Eimear Mc Bride, 4th Class http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4faba928aaf85-progress/34502273 […]

After School Activities – Update

There are 3 weeks left in each after school activity. No after school activities will take place 15th/16th November as Progress Meetings will be taking place.      

Our School

We have been learning about our school in Aistear the last two weeks. We had a walk around the school building and visited people working in our school such as the secretaries, Mary and Karina, in the office. We met Vera and Maggie who clean our class. We know that Fergus is the caretaker and […]

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 […]

After School Update

If an activity is full you can send an email to the teacher via the sign up and you will automatically be added to a waiting list. If there are any cancellations and a space becomes available you will be contacted. Thank you.

Eimear Mc Bride, Girls GAA and Zumba, 4th,5th,6th.

Thanks for getting in touch and letting us know the Girl’s GAA and Zumba sign up link was faulty. Hopefully all technical issues are resolved with this new link! Sorry for the inconvenience. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0948acad29a5fe3-girls/