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Dr. Art’s Visit

Yesterday we welcomed past pupil, Art Kelleher, to the school. Art is now studying medicine and is a member of the Surgeon Noonan Society. As part of his medical studies, Art is going to work in a hospital in Tanzania for a month during the summer. Art did a teddy …

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Writers in School

Fifth and Sixth Classes had a Creative Writing workshop today with Paul Casey from ‘The Writers in School’ programme. They discussed what makes a good short story, story starters, character profiles and ending types. They brain stormed ideas, did a mind map and began the first draft of a story. …

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Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day for grandparents of Fourth Class was celebrated today. A Prayer Service, led by Father Conn was followed by a concert. Many grandparents enjoyed singing along to ‘When I’m 64’! The children gave their grandparents a tour of the school and showed them the wonderful projects they had done …

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Grandparents’ Tech Day

Fifth Class were delighted to host Scoil Barra Naofa’s very own ‘Grandparents’ Tech Day’ today.  It was such an enjoyable and special day for all. They taught their Grandparents more about technology and how they could use it more. Firstly, they brainstormed with their Grandparents and planned what they would …

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Basketball Blitz

Sixth Class had a great day today in Neptune. The girls made it through to the quarter finals and the boys made it through to the final. Playing brilliantly they were narrowly beaten by Blarney Street in the final moments by two points! The children were a credit to their …

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For the past two weeks Senior Infants have been working on the Doctor’s Surgery and The Hospital in Aistear. They have had great fun learning about the job of the doctor, nurse and the receptionist, and learning about the different instruments the doctor uses. They have made doctor’s bags, doctor’s …

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Principal Award Winners

First Class : Ella Fitzgerald for her constant hard work in class, always being helpful to her teacher and having a smile for everyone and Freya O’ Connor for trying so hard in class, always listening to her teacher and her kind and caring nature.

Second Class : Noah Joyce

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Green Schools

Our Green Schools Committee were delighted to welcome Brigit O’Driscoll last week for our Green Schools Renewal meeting. Brigit met with the committee and visited some of our classes in order to hear about and see the work we continue to do to maintain our 4 green flags for Litter …

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Internet Safety Seminar

All parents are encouraged to attend an Internet Safety Seminar for Parents which will take place next Monday 29th January at 7pm (for approx 1 hour) in the school hall. The issue of internet safety is vitally important one in the world we live in. Devices and apps are constantly …

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Road Safety Visit

Cathal McCarthy of the Road Safety Authority visited Scoil Barra Naofa on Wednesday and Thursday. He gave a comprehensive presentation to all classes in a fun and interactive way, covering all elements of road safety including walking, cycling, travelling by public transport, being a passenger and practising safe road behaviour. …

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