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Judo Demonstration

Poppy’s Mam, Ellie and Grandad James took time out last week to visit us to talk about Judo and  give us a demonstration. We watched enthralled as they showed us various techniques and Grandad James brought his medal from the … Continue reading

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Darren and Sam Visit

Darren Daly and Sam Maguire visited us yesterday. Darren very kindly answered a selection of the children’s questions. He had great advice about the importance of getting  proper sleep, eating good food and taking part in sport. We also watched … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Fun in Rolestown

We had lots of fun today seeing some amazing costumes and face painting! We wish everyone a happy and safe Hallowe’en!

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SNAP Maths Fair

As part of Maths Week last week Fifth Class hosted a Snap Maths Fair.   SNAP Fairs are Student-focused, Non-competitive, All-encompassing and Problem-based. Working in pairs, they selected a puzzle, designed a visual presentation of it at their stalls and invited students from … Continue reading

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Hands-on Maths Fun

2nd Class had good fun exploring the topic of Area last week. They were measuring the area of their desktops using various everyday items as units of measurement, like their Maths books, envelopes, playing cards, copies and A4 sheets. They noticed … Continue reading

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A late Spring Clean…

2nd and 5th Classes helped out in our quite late Spring Clean last week. Thanks to everyone for helping. We were pleased to see that the amount of litter collected was a fraction of last years haul.

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