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European Sports Day 2021

5th and 6th classes had a ball today for European Sports Day where we had six activities; Rounders, Four Square, Athletics, Co-operative Games, Playground Games and an Mega Obstacle Course. All activities promote fundamental movement skills and teamwork! Thanks to more »

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Barrow Nature Trail

6th classes had a 7km nature trail this morning down the Barrow Track where we saw herons fishing, swans swimmig, learned about native trees and even sampled some blackberries that were out in all their glory! We hope to go more »

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6th Class Graduations

We were delighted with how our Graduation Ceremonies went last week. Unfortunately we couldn’t have parents/guardians with us in church but all were able to log in from home and watch remotely. A huge thanks to Ms Minnock and Ms more »

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Barrow Nature Walk

  We were delighted to get back on the Barrow Track last Thursday for our final Nature walk this year going as far as Lanigan’s Lock. The biodiversity was out on full show for us for our 8km hike. It more »

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Sports Day for 4th and 6th

We had a great Sports today in St Fiacc’s for 4th and 6th classes with the children participating in Rounders, Athletics, Drumfit, Obstacle Courses, Hockey and Dodgeball. This was all followed by goodies from Balloons and Sweet Treats. Thanks to more »

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Athletics Winners

  A huge congratulations to Raqibat and Kamal in 6th class who won the St Abban’s Virtual athletics competition for girls and boys. Over 350 students took part from local schools and Raqibat came out on top in the girls more »

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End of Year Mass

We had a beautiful end of school Mass today in St Clare’s church. A huge thank you to Fr Dunphy and Cathriona for making it such a special service. Also thanks to Mr Kelly on guitar and Chloe on harp more »

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Orienteering in Carlow Town Park

  6th classes had a great morning Orienteering in Carlow Town Park on a lovely, sunny Monday morning! We completed Orienteering Course 1 of the Park and we are hoping to get back again to complete Course 2 in the more »

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Outdoor Planting

6th class students were busy over the past few weeks planting potatoes in our raised bed and tomatoes, carrots, parsnips, beetroots and lettuce on our window sills. Tomorrow we will plant these plugs out into our raised bed for the more »

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6th Class Barrow Walk

  6th Class enjoyed a lovely nature walk this morning along the Barrow Way as far as Knockbeg. Thanks to Ms Cody for helping to organise!

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St Brigid’s Day Mass with Bishop Denis

Monday, February 1,  is the Feast of St Brigid, the Patron Saint of our Diocese and Patroness of Ireland. Bishop Denis will celebrate Mass from Kildare Town at 11:00a.m. and you would be most welcome to attend that Mass  by using this  link https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-brigids-parish-church. more »

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Catholic School’s Week

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  Thanks to all the students for their amazing participation in Catholic Schools Week this year. Even though we were celebrating online, there was great feedback on See-Saw to all teachers from students who included prayers, interviews with grandparents, activites more »

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Christmas Food Appeal

We had a wonderful Mass of Giving last Wednesday which the children were able to view on the parish webcam. Thankfully it was a great success. Also a huge thanks to all members of the school community- parents, children and more »

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6th Classes Nativity Musical Movie

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  The scenes are all set and ready for the three 6th classes Nativity Musical Movie ‘Angels Up High’ which we are shooting on Monday and Tuesday this week. All children have been busy with the art, costumes, music, acting more »

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Barrow Walk and Art

  6th class enjoyed a lovely walk to Lanigan’s Lough and back last Thursday covering approx 7km. We collected leaves and wildflowers and made some beautiful art portraits when we returned. Thanks to Ms Cody and Ann-Marie for helping to more »

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Haunting Halloween costumes !!

Great fun and costumes in Ms Minnock, Mr Nolan and Mr Bolton’s classes today- Well done to the students on their effort. A lovely way to finish off our half term! Enjoy next week off!!  

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Coding in 6th

We have enjoyed coding and making sports games on our i-Pads over the past few weeks in 6th!!

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6th Class Spooktacular Art

  Some samples of art in the three 6th classes including mixing colours, printing and fabulours Frankenstein faces

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Maths Trail

Enjoying Mr Kelly’s fantastic Maths Trail on Friday as part of Maths Week!! Students had a great chance to explore Maths in our school environment.

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Friday Assembly

  6th Classes tuning in to Zoom Assembly last Friday on our new interactive smart board led each week by Mr Brennan. Fr Dunphy was our special guest last week and led the children with a moring Rosary along with Ms Scully’s 5th more »

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