Rainbow Class

Welcome to the Rainbow Class Page!

Hello everybody! Thank you for visiting our page. On the 29/08/2018 Killoughteen NS opened the Rainbow Class. We are delighted to have this facility for our school community.

 

Rainbow Class News

Sensory Path

Just before the Summer holidays, our school had a sensory path installed in our school corridor. A sensory path is a series of guided movements for kids to follow, shown by markings on the ground or walls. As students follow the path and complete the movements, they...

The Amber Flag

On Thursday 29th October, Killoughteen NS registered to take part in the Amber Flag Initiative. The Amber Flag initiative is an initiative run by Pieta House that recognises the efforts of schools in creating healthy, inclusive environments that support mental...

Santa Claus visits Killoughteen NS

On December 21st, Killoughteen NS had a very important guest in the school. It was the big man him-self, Santa Claus. The children were buzzing with excitement as Santa approached Killoughteen NS. All classes were out in the yard, singing songs and spreading the...

Thanks to SSE Airtricity

We in Killoughteen NS would like to express our sincere thanks to SSE Airtricity who through their COVID-19 Response Fund donated €3000 to our school community. To date, we have purchased chess and draughts games for our pupils from 1st to 6th classes. We have taught...

Gymnastics at School

Today, October 14th was our first day of gymnastics. We were delighted to welcome our coach Gill O Keeffe from Sport Fitness Ireland. Gill brought out classes (one at a time) to our all weather surface. She was all prepared and had an individual gymnastics mat for us...

Rainbow Room Summer Camp 2020

For the last two weeks some of the children from the Rainbow Room and some of their other friends from other classes enjoyed a summer camp based in the school. The children had lots of fun and engaged in lots of activities. The children really enjoyed being back in...

World Book Day

On March 6th last, pupils and staff in Killoughteen NS celebrated World Book Day. They dressed up as characters from some of the books that they have read. The children also paired up with children from other classes and participated in some Buddy Reading. Finally all...

Rainbow Class Trip to the Library

  On the 12th of February everyone in the Rainbow Room was invited to Newcastle West Library to a Sensory Story telling session. We enjoyed listening to the story of 'The Ugly Duckling' read by Simone. We all really enjoyed getting involved in the story as well...