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  • Space Week, Maths Week, Planting Spring Flowers and an Autumn hunt!

    Posted on October 18, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Space Week, Maths Week, Planting Spring Flowers and an Autumn hunt!
    We’ve had a busy time in Junior Infants recently! We celebrated Space week by having a speaker called Paul into tell us all about Space. He showed us some …
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    Starting Junior Infants in KTETNS September

    Posted on September 26, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Starting school in KTETNS
    Can you believe the children are back in school almost 5 weeks already? Junior Infants have had such a great time getting to know the school and the people who work there. We visited Aideen’s office, …
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  • 1st Class Explorium School Tour!

    Posted on June 20, 2019 by in Uncategorized

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  • 1st Class St Patricks Day Activities!

    Posted on June 20, 2019 by in Uncategorized

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  • Here comes the sun…

    Posted on June 20, 2019 by in Chloe's Junior Stars, Uncategorized

    It is hard to believe that we are nearly at the end of the school year. Despite the weather, we have managed to get outside a few times to do some work on capacity and of course for sports day. …
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  • How is it June already ?!!! Aistear, School Tour and more…

    Posted on June 17, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Can you believe we are into the last two weeks of Junior infants?
    These children have learned so much this year and have become so independent, and are ready for senior infants .
    So far we have had a very …
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    March fun

    Posted on March 19, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Wow! Time goes so quickly in Junior Infants ! We have had so much fun over the last few weeks, here are some of the things we got up to.
    In maths we were learning about patterns we had fun …
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  • Turning up the heat in Jenny’s 3rd.

    Posted on February 18, 2019 by in Jenny's-3rd-class, Uncategorized

    Recently we have been learning about the Rainforests and the importance of protecting these rich habitats. We admired the diversity of birds, animals, flowers and trees found in the Rainforest and we learned how to identify the layers of tree …
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  • February already!!!

    Posted on February 13, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Can you believe it’s

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  • Winter Wonderland

    Posted on February 12, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

     

    In November, we were at ‘The Toyshop’ for Aistear! We loved buying and selling toys, making creations with playdoh and constructing fantastic toy factories and shops.

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    January

    Posted on February 6, 2019 by in Chloe's Junior Stars, Uncategorized

    For the month of January, we have been doing lots of work around our Fairy tales topic. The children have really enjoyed reading  lots of different fairy tales and getting to know all the interesting characters in these stories. One …
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  • January in Mia’s Junior Infants

    Posted on January 15, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    We have had so much fun since we came back from  our Winter Break! Our Aistear theme this month is The Arctic ,we love putting on our coats and hats and pretending to be scientists doing Arctic research!! In maths …
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  • Science week and Futsal 5 a-side

    Posted on December 4, 2018 by in Uncategorized

    Science week took place this month, and 4th class were lucky enough to get the opportunity to take part in a very exciting workshop in school! Not only did the children get to carry out some very interesting experiments, they …
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  • October’s events and activities

    Posted on December 4, 2018 by in Uncategorized

    Fourth class got a chance to put their painting abilities on display in the run up to Halloween, as you can see we have some very creative and talented artists in our class 🙂

     

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  • September Activities

    Posted on December 4, 2018 by in Uncategorized

     

    As always 4th are thrilled to have some free reading time in our amazing library. If only they were always this quiet !

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    December Fun!

    Posted on December 22, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

    Santa!

    Our Junior Infants and Senior Infants and some of our Stars had a special visitor today!

     

    Lots of us had fun in the snow last week!

    Oisín’s 5th Class performed their play in Kildare Library last week and

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017- Dé Luain

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

    Bhí lá iontach againn inniu! Ar maidin, rinneamar léitheoireacht beirte le chéile. Chanamar amhráin agus bhíomar ag rá dánta. Féach!

    We had a great day today! This morning, we did paired reading together. We sang songs and saying poems. Have

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    Congratulations Katie!

    Posted on January 8, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    We are thrilled to hear of Katie O’Connor’s success in winning the first school medal in swimming for Kildare Town ETNS. Katie won bronze in the Leinster  Minor School’s Gala Girls under 9’s 50m butterfly. She’s also made the qualification …
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  • Handball

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Well done to all the U- 11 boys and girls who represented our school so well in an Olympic Handball tournament in Co. Meath on December 6th. They had lots of fun!
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  • Happy Halloween!

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    The Halloween costumes in school today were SPOOKTACULAR!!! Well done to everyone for making such a huge effort! We danced to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ for Wake and Shake this morning and Cathy’s class performed at assembly- well done! Congratulations to …
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  • Magical Achievements :)

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    On the last day of term we all celebrated our wonderful achievements from throughout the year. This included the raising of our first Green Flag, our STEM Award, our Active School Flag and our Blue Star Award. Well done to …
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  • Trip to the Playground!

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    As an end of year treat, we all headed to the playground and had great fun!
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  • Active Week and Sports Day

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Active week was so much fun and we had a fantastic time on Sports Day! Well done to everyone who participated and thank you to all the parents who came along to help.
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    We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo!

    Posted on May 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Senior Infants had a super day at the zoo! It was a lovely sunny day and all the animals were delighted to see us coming to visit them!

    We arrived at the zoo and had a quick snack. We saw

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    Learning all about Sound

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    For the science exhibition, we learned all about sound. We learned how our ears work to help us hear sounds. We did some experiments where we had to guess a sound when we could not see what was making the …
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    Yummy Pancakes!

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    For Pancake Tuesday, we had a great time making some pancake batter. We had to follow the recipe carefully. We used eggs, flour and milk to make the pancakes, but unfortunately we could not cook the batter in our classroom. …
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    Sunflowers!

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    We have been learning about plants and all the things they need to grow. We know that seeds need soil, light and water to grow into tall plants. We planted sunflower seeds, lettuce and tomato seeds. We are so excited …
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    A visit from the RSA

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Sarah from the Road Safety Authority visited our school today. She told some stories about staying safe on the road when we are walking, in cars or on our bikes. We learned lots of ways that we can stay safe …
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    Farmer’s Market during Aistear time

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    In April, we learned all about the farmer’s market. In the role play corner, we created a farmer’s market and took turns setting up the stalls, being customers and being farmers. We practised sorting and classifying when we were setting …
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  • Visit from the Army Band

    Posted on February 11, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    We were very lucky today to havea visit from the Army Band. The whole school heard them play some great tunes and we were very proud of all our students when they stood to sing the national anthem at the …
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    January in Senior Infants

    Posted on February 1, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    We have been super busy in Senior Infants since Christmas. In Aistear, we have been learning about the Restaurant. We have been busy making towns out of blocks, pretending to be chefs, waiters and customers, drawing pictures of delicious meals, …
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    Ready Set Go Maths!

    Posted on February 1, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Junior and Senior Infants have been having loads of fun taking part in Ready Set Go Maths over the past few weeks.

    During Ready Set Go Maths time children move between activity stations where they get lots of hands-on experience

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  • January in Senior Stars

    Posted on January 31, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    We had a busy start to 2016 in the Senior Stars classroom. We had lots of fun creating sock puppets…
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    Third Class Win for Parents!

    Posted on December 22, 2015 by in News, Uncategorized

    Third Class recently entered Marco Beverage Systems’ annual Christmas Spirit competition, as they wanted to say thank you to all the parents in school who work so hard for us & contribute to school life.  Marco are an Irish company …
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  • Jonathan’s Second Class Homework – Week 9th November

    Posted on November 8, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    English
    My Spelling Workbook C Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    Spelling Eagle

    Apple

    Needle

    Able

    Rectangle

    Single

    Jungle

    Part

    Twelve

    Activities Page 20, number 8 Page 20, number 9 Page 21,numbers’ 10 and 11 Page 21, numbers’ 12 and 13 (A
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  • First class homework – Week 9th November

    Posted on November 8, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    English
    My Spelling Workbook B Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    Spelling Kite

    Time

    Mime

    Crime

    Mine

    Her

    Come

    Revision of spellings

    Activities Page 20, number 6 Page 20, number 7 Page 21, number 8 Page 21, numbers’ 9 and 10
    Reading
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  • Parent’s Association Fundraising Disco!

    Posted on October 20, 2015 by in Uncategorized

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    The Parent’s Association are holding a great fun 80’s Disco Night in Cunninghams to raise funds for the school, get your neon t-shirts & your ra-ra skirts ready for Friday 6th November – Tickets just €10.00, limited numbers

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  • Our First Week

    Posted on September 13, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    We have settled really well into our new school and have had a great first week exploring our new surroundings!

    We have been drawing pictures of our new school and talking about our favourite things, like our library and fantastic

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    Sports Day 2015

    Posted on June 14, 2015 by in News, Uncategorized

    We were very lucky to have a beautiful day for Sports Day this year. A huge thank you to all the helpers on the day – the children really enjoyed themselves and that’s what it’s all about. Thanks also to

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    Sow and Grow!

    Posted on April 20, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    We are very excited to take part in the Innocent Sow and Grow project this year. We have been getting our hands dirty planting cress, pumpkin and courgette seeds.

    We have completed the first of our growing diaries and we

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