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October 24, 2018

We were invited to Lanesborough Library, for Hallowe'en themed activities with story teller Chris. Chris is a great story teller. Some of us dressed up as the characters in the story. We helped Chris with her magic hat! We travelled over to Lanesboro in a mini-bus. It was exciting.

The library is a lovely place to rela...

October 24, 2018

We did an experiment. We used the following materials: lemon juice, bread soda, hand-soap.

We filled a tea-spoon with lemon juice.We added a tea-spoon of bread soda into a glass.  When the lemon,  which is an acid, mixed with the soda, it caused a mighty fizz! We added in hand- soap and made lovely lemon scented  soap b...

October 24, 2018

Last week was Maths week and to celebrate, pupils from 5th and 6th class travelled to Birr Castle on Thursday to participate in a Science workshop on the theme of “Astronauts & Space”.

We departed the school at 10.30am and arrived after 12 noon. We ate our lunch in the courtyard and then Alison, our leader, led us to ou...

October 24, 2018

Hi Everyone! We just built a wormery in our school. American Environmentalist, Craig, came to our school last Friday. 

We prepared for the project by collecting up bags and bags of leaves from deciduous trees, (trees which lose their leaves in Autumn). We also collected up cardboard boxes and loads of shredded paper....

October 24, 2018

We enjoyed a really wonderful visit of Storyteller, Chris Thompson. We created our own stories, we 'imagined up' all kinds of spiders out of our imaginations.... Pink ones, spotted ones, red hearted stripey legged, winged, evil, magical spiders with amazing POWERS!  We co-authored our own stories.

October 22, 2018

Pictured are pupils from 1st - 4th class with their swimming certificates.  Congratulations to all our brilliant swimmers who have just completed their seven week course.  

October 22, 2018

Six class boys planted crocus bulbs today as an act of remembrance for all the children who died during the holocaust.

October 17, 2018

Pupils from 3rd - 6th class had two separate visits to Sliabh Bawn Windfarm recently.  Tom Costello of Coillte provided and excellent tour, despite the bad weather!

October 17, 2018

Pupils in Ballyleague N.S. participated in GOAL Jersey Day on Friday 12th October.  Over 150euro was raised on the day - thanks to all for donating to this great charity.

October 17, 2018

Heritage Expert Martina Butler visited our school recently as part of the Heritage in Schools Scheme.  We are working towards our 8th Green Flag "Global Citizenship Marine Environments" and the workshop provided an excellent starting point.  All pupils enjoyed the lessons and learned lots about marine life!

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