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Visit to Fire Station & Library

Our special classes had a lovely day in Newcastle West Library and Fire Station. A big thank you to both services for their time.  ...

Biodiversity Walk – 5th & 6th Class

This week 5th and 6th classes took a walk along the Greenway to check out some our surroundings & wildlife. They saw plenty of bugs and birds as well as lots of frogs and spawn. It was a lovely day out helped by the lovely weather.  ...

February Festivities in 3rd Class!

February has been a very busy month for 3rd Class! We started off by making St Brigid's Crosses to celebrate St Brigid's Day. Then we made lovely Romero Britto inspired Valentines Day cards for Valentine's Day. 3rd Class have also just finished 6 weeks of swimming...

Pancake Tuesday

All our classes enjoyed getting pancakes in class this Tuesday. It was a very special treat....

Senior Infants – Aistear Theme: The Estate Agents

For the month of January, our Aistear theme was 'The Estate Agents'. In order to develop our vocabulary on this theme, we identified different types of homes, for example, bungalows, detached houses, semi-detached houses, apartments and mobile homes. We also discussed...

Peace Proms 2024

Last Sunday night our 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils participated in Peace Proms, with the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and 19 other schools, at the University of Limerick. The Cross Border Orchestra (CBOI) was established in 1995 as a peace initiative and is...

Learn it Lego 6th Class

On Tuesday 16th January Fergal and Francesca visited 6th class in Killoughteen National School. We were split into ten teams of three. They gave us a Lego set per group and tablets with instructions that we had to follow in order to complete our task. When we had...

5th Class Tag Rugby

Our 5th class pupils were invited to a tag rugby event this week by Newcastle West rugby club. They had a great time learning new skills and getting lots of fresh air and exercise. A big thank you to all at Newcastle West rugby club for their invitation and...