Well Being Week

Last week was Well Being Week in SBN. It was a wonderful success. Our focus for the week was Minding your Mind. This was explored in many ways including mindful meditation, breathing exercises, taking time to relax and reflect, listening to music and talking about your problems. The importance of …

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First Communion

Congratulations to Second Class who had their First Communion Enrolment Mass today. Our thanks to Ms. Mulrooney and all the Parents who helped with the preparations. We wish them well as they continue the journey towards their special day in May.

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Lizzie’s Visit

In keeping with their  Aistear theme ‘The Vet’, Senior Infants had a surprise visitor in the classroom on Thursday morning. Lizzie, Cadhla’s Golden Retriever puppy, came in to see them. They practised their W.A.I.T steps when meeting a dog: Wait, Ask, Invite, Touch and learned that Lizzie is in training …

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Senior Infants are learning all about ‘The Vet’ through Aistear as part of their oral language development programme. They have been doing role play as vets, veterinary nurses, receptionists and patients as well as filling in pet detail forms, building a veterinary hospital, making animals from Playdoh and much more…
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Maxi Zoo Visit

Emma from Maxi Zoo brought a very special visitor to see Junior and Senior Infants today – Bertie the Rabbit. He was very excited to meet all of the boys and girls in Scoil Barra Naofa. They all got to rub him and learned lots of important facts about rabbits…
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Sciath na Scol

Scoil Barra Naofa played Gaelscoil Cobh and Walterstown, Cobh today in Sciath na Scol in Passage GAA. Two great victories ensured qualification to a Sciath na Scol final against Bandon Boys School either last week before midterm or the first two weeks after midterm. Thanks to Mr. Walsh, Mr. Murphy, …

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Principal’s Awards

First Class : Emily O’ Connell for going above and beyond to achieve her full potential, for being a kind, caring and helpful pupil to her classmates and teacher and Tommy Coakley for really improving his listening skills and for making extra efforts at home and in school to improve …

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Dr. Art’s Visit

Art Kelleher returned to school today to give us an update on his trip to Tanzania. Art compiled a very interesting and informative slide show on the work he carried out as part of the Surgeon Noonan aid mission. All of the classes got to hear and see the presentation …

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