Author Archives: staff

Actively Engaged

Black Class hit the ground running this term. We have upped our exercise game!!  We have worked hard during circuit teaching for our L1LPs and visited the outdoor gym in Collooney and got the tandem and tricycles out to keep … Continue reading

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Caught orange handed!

Blue class have been busy learning about different people in society that can help us. We have also been learning about our own bodies in Blue Class. We have been working hard on our balance, kicking and throwing during PE. … Continue reading

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Creativity is Messy and We Are Very Creative!

Orange Class have been so busy engaging with exciting tactile and sensory experiences! We have been exploring the world around us by using all of our senses when playing with homemade playdough, vanilla scented gloop, jelly, shaving foam, sudsy-water, coloured ice … Continue reading

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Please Support

A fundraiser on behalf of St Cecilia’s is being held this Sunday 15th September in memory of  Tony Scanlon. We would like to thank the organizers for all their support. You can hear more from Tony’s family here.. The most … Continue reading

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E booking – Personal care and wellbeing

Navy class worked on producing a book called “I can…” this term.  We focused on the element of self awareness: 3.2 Show awareness of self in the immediate/wider environment. 3.3 Recognise their own features as being unique to them 3.4 … Continue reading

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Newsletter June 19

Newsletter – June 19

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Down on the farm!

Recently Orange class visited Woodville petting farm.  We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to meet hens, ducks, peacocks, sheep, lamas and cows.  The lovely staff introduced us to their newest arrivals (chicks and lambs) and we were able … Continue reading

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Notification re Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Assessment

Notification Child Safeguarding Statement 29/05/2019

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Giddy up!

Purple class are really enjoying going horse riding – for some of us it is our first time on a horse and some of us are pros at this stage. It’s very exciting and we would love if we never … Continue reading

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Numeracy Madness

Pink class students focused on Number last term . Our level 1 students were becoming fluent ordering the numbers and Numicon pieces to 10. They then moved on to recognizing the numbers 11-15 and making the numbers using the Numicon … Continue reading

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Where are we?

We have travelled around Sligo to find the best playground. They all have their good points, but overall we like Ballisodare best! but the question is, can you guess where we are?

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All Grow!!

We have been learning all about growing this term. we have visited the garden centre and bought seeds. we then planted them in our classroom, and we have been watering them and minding them very carefully over the last few … Continue reading

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Busy as bees!

This term we have been focusing on what plants need to grow. We have conducted experiments and the findings show us that plants need water and sunlight to grow. We have also been busy working on numeracy, literacy and getting … Continue reading

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Balancing in Blue

Or older students in Blue class have been attending the Gymable programme in Dynamo Gym in Colloney over the last 7 weeks. All our students have progressed excellenty and have become proficient at balancing, travelling using hands and feet and … Continue reading

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Art with Anna

Over the last few weeks White class have been participating in the CRAFted Project.  This is a project partly funded by the Arts Council of Ireland and we were lucky enough to be only one of  four schools in Sligo … Continue reading

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