Entries by Rena Crummy

Hatching Butterlfies

There has been great excitement and anticipation in the school while the children waited for the first butterfly to emerge. We started with 32 caterpillars on 8th of May. We watched and waited as they grew and grew. We watched and waited some more as they formed into chrysalides. Then on 3rd June some lovely […]

May 2019

The Garden Centre The children in the Junior Room set up their own garden centre. This was inspired by all the vegetable, herb and seed planting they did with Ms. Stephenson, our student teacher during the month of April.

Scooter workshop

Scooter Workshop On 2nd April the children in the Junior Room enjoyed a scooter workshop with Lisa McDaniel from Green Schools. Thank you to Hilda and Wallace for turning on the heat and removing the chairs and tables in the hall.  

The Pet Shop

The Pet Shop The children set up The Pet Shop for the month of February. Thank you to all the parents for allowing the children to bring in their toy pets from home. A very big thank you Sophie in 6th class for bringing back her large pink spotty snake for the children to play […]


Junior Infants – 2nd class have enjoyed four weeks of Cricket coaching with Asif from Sligo Sport Partnership. The children learned many new skills and are thankful to Ms. McMahon for organising the coaching.

Aistear – October 2018

Space Travel For the month of October the children were learning all about Space. We set up a role play area for the control station and astronauts. We also set up a junk art station and playdough area for the children to experiment and make space related items.

Acrobatic Clowns

Acrobatic clowns. Junior Infants – 2nd class teamed up with children from Ardkeeran NS to do some exciting science. The children had great fun investigating forces. First, they tried some balancing acitivites and games. Then they investigated in pairs how to balance a cardboard clown on their finger using a little help from some materials.