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Circle of Safety Flag

In January Caroline Casey of Cork County Council trained 4th to 6th Classes as peer tutors in Road, Water and Farm Safety. This means these will be teaching lessons on these topics to Junior Infants to 3rd Class in Term 3.

Today in the Vertigo Room in Cork County Hall, …

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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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Hand Hygiene

Today Niamh Moynihan, Lily’s Mom, visited Third Class where they learned all about hand hygiene. Together they carried out tests such as The Bread Test, and used a UV Bacteria detector light and gel to highlight the amount of germs on their hands! They learnt some very important tips regarding …

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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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