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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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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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Absorbency investigation

1st class investigated which materials would best mop up water this week in science

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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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The boys and girls in 1st class enjoyed creating butterflies in art this week

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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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Science

Third class created their own ramps in science this week:

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Shadows

The boys and girls from 3rd class had great fun experimenting and making shadows today after they had learnt about the sun.

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Nature walks in 1st class

First class in room 31 collected examples of natural features in the environment on a nature walk this week.

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Latest News

March 11th: First Confessions – 2nd class March 15th: 3rd – 6th classes return to school. March 16th: Lá Glas March 17th: School closed for St. Patrick’s Day April 15th: Meeting for parents of next year’s Junior Infants through Zoom more »

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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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Junior Infants Happy Christmas!

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Static electricity investigating

1st class had great fun creating static electricity with balloons last week.

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Christmas Art

  Third class getting creative with some paper cups!

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