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Friendship Week

We had an extended Friendship Week this year in Scoil Barra Naofa due to our unexpected snow days. It ran from February 26th to 9th March. All classes throughout the school incorporated the theme of Frienship into various subjects including Art, Creative Writing, Poetry, Stories, RE, SPHE and Drama. Pupils …

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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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Healthy Eating Week

Last week was Healthy Eating Week in Scoil Barra Naofa and we had a fantastic week of activity with a great food tasting morning on Thursday organised by our Parents’ Association who provided a fabulous healthy lunch for all the pupils and staff. Special thanks to Parents:  Lisa Hanna who …

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Health Promotion Flag

We were delighted to welcome Eileen Haran from the HSE to Scoil Barra Naofa today to present us with our renewal flag for all our  Health Promotion activities. Thanks to Ms. Mulrooney, Ms. O’ Brien and Mrs. Matthews for all their hard work preparing for the day, and to our …

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Healthy Eating Week

This week was Healthy Eating Week and we had a fantastic week of activity with a great food tasting morning on Thursday organised by our Parents’ Association who provided a feast of tasty treats for everyone. Our thanks to the sponsors who were so generous – Eurospar in Passage West, …

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Healthy Eating Week

Well done to the winners of our ‘Healthy Lunch Box’ Competition and a big thank you to our Parents’ Association for organising a fabulous food tasting session on Thursday. Congratulations to Junior Infants who recited some lovely ‘Healthy Eating’ poems for our assembly. Maith sibh!

 

Our Sponsored Skipathon, held …

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Hygiene Angels’ Visit

On Thursday Sadhbh and Rose visited Junior and Senior Infants and spoke to the children about the importance of proper handwashing. They took swabs from the children’s hands and used a special apparatus to measure the amount of bacteria present before and after handwashing. The children loved playing the role …

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