Category Archives: News

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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Spring into Life

Orange class are embracing Springtime by bringing new life into our classroom.  We have grown cress heads, enjoyed looking for worms (spaghetti) and made our own chocolate flavoured mud.  We are focusing on the story ‘The Tiny Seed’ using lots … Continue reading

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Keeping Well, Looking Good, Being Great.

Our Junior Cycle Level 1 Short Course learning is going very well in Navy Class.  We have learnt about our body parts, identified medical professionals and our reasons for visiting them (we even got to see the dentist!) and are … Continue reading

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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

Over the last few weeks some students in Pink Class have created narrated iBooks to share their love of reading with others. We hope to create many more books throughout the rest of the school year. In 2019 Pink class … Continue reading

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Newsletter – December 18

Newsletter December 18 

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Look and Cook 2

Our good friend Eileen Kirrane has published a second book. We loved her last book and cannot wait to get covered in flour this time around. This might be a nice gift for someone you know. Congratulations Eileen and thank … Continue reading

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Walk of Life In Aid of St. Cecilia’s School and Stop Suicide

In September Lillian Scanlon organised a walk in Union Wood in memory of Tony Scanlon. 50% of the money was donated to STOP and 50% to St. Cecilia’s School. It was a lovely walk and it was very nice of … Continue reading

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Story Time in Blue Class

Blue class have worked very hard on letter recognition, pre-reading and reading skills this term. We are matching letters to our names, writing our names and reading a story each day during sensory story time. Some of our favourites have … Continue reading

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It’s all about stars and stripes!

Orange class are busy experimenting with patterns.  We have used paint to create beautiful star patterns and lego to create pattern towers using a variety of colours.  It was really great fun adding texture to our patterns with various fabrics … Continue reading

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