Science Week

Science Week ran from 12th to 19th November 2017. There was a special focus on Science in the classroom this week. The children completed an experiment about the effects of toothpaste on fresh flowers and they each recorded their findings in a report. Our Experiments A sample Experiment Report

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Grandparents’ Day 2017

Grandparent’s Day 6th October 2017 We had a most enjoyable Grandparents’ Day during National Positive Ageing Week. We were delighted to host such a large number of older relatives and friends as guests of the school for this occasion. The children and Grandparents participated in a range of inter-generational activities including art, crafts, music, woodwork, […]

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Maths Week 2017

Maths Week: 14th to 22nd of October 2017 We will celebrate Maths Week at school with a special focus on FUN MATHS activities including a Maths Trail. We will also encourage children to use their MATHS EYES – to look out for Maths in their environment and every day lives. Talk to the children about […]

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Fighting Words

Mrs. Behan’s class will travel to Fighting Words in Glencree on Wednesday 13th September to participate in an English writing workshop. You can find out more about Roddy Doyle’s Fighting Words programme on the website www.fightingwords.ie

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Sports Day 19th June 2017

The children enjoyed fantastic, sunny, hot weather for their Sports Day this year. Well done to all the boys and girls for their participation, sportsmanship and congratulations to those who won medals. Well done to 6th class pupil, Noah Sheehan, who received the Spirit of Sports Day Award.

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Birds of Prey Visit

Birds of Prey visit our school on 25th May 2017 Shane and Natalie, together with some feathered friends, very kindly visited the school on 25th May to teach the children about their wonderful Birds of Prey. The children were fascinated and delighted to get up so close and personal with these magnificent creatures. They had […]

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Mobile Library Visits (Autumn/Winter 2016)

Wicklow County Council’s Mobile Library visits Ballycoog on a Tuesday twice a month.  The Mobile Library parks outside our school gates and the children enjoy this occasion when they can go on board to browse and to choose a book to borrow. Parents are asked to please note which library book(s) that their child borrows […]

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Paired Reading (October 2016)

We are beginning Paired Reading this month.  Paired reading is a valuable technique that parents can use to help their own child with reading practice.  The method involves the parent who is a skilled reader and the child who is learning, reading a book together. Each child will be given a Paired Reading diary at […]

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