Visit from Dublin Zoo

Junior Infants to 4th class enjoyed a visit from Dublin Zoo!

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Visit From Dublin Zoo

Junior Entrepreneurs Programme

Ms. Concannon's 4th class girls have been working very hard on their JEP project 'Gairdín' over the past few months. 

Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) has given the girls they opportunity to experience practical, real-life business learning as part of their formative education. It nurtures creativity, independence and problem-solving among pupils of all abilities. It is a wonderful educational initiative which brings out the best in each child while also teaching them life long skills. The girls thoroughly enjoyed their experience as young entrepreneurs and after engaging in the programme many inspire to become  entrepreneurs when they grow up. The girls learned all about profit and loss and how entrepreneurs have to be risk takers and good communicators. The learning involved is endless. 

How JEP works?

The children use their creativity to come up with individual business ideas, they come together as a class to choose one idea and then work to turn this idea into reality over a 12-16 week period. They’ve got to do the hard work – researching what customers really want, working out their costs and how much to charge for it. They figure out what they’re good at and try to use those skills to play their part in a team. All along the way, they’ve got the support of their classmates, teachers and local entrepreneurs. The programme culminates in showcase day, when the learning, hard work and team spirit come together. That’s when family, the rest of the school and community get a chance to see the results of all the hard work done during the programme. 

What the girls did:

The children brainstormed their ideas and decided to go with the idea of making garden ornaments out of recyclable materials. The girls were inspired by our school garden and Noels work. They wanted to pick something that was environmentally friendly and original. They had been learning all about the importance of conservation, recycling and caring for our environment so it all tied in nicely. The girls wanted to emphasis the importance of the 3Rs 'reduce, reuse and recycle'. Flowerpots, wishing wells, frogs, butterflies and ladybirds were all made in the classroom. There was a little production line in progress and everyone worked together to get the job done. When we had all our products made we got ready for our showcase day which was on the 21st of March in the school hall. The children got the chance to talk about their business and what it entailed. They also got to show off their fabulous work to the wider community. It was a huge success and the girls made a nice profit for themselves. They are looking forward to presenting their work at the RDS on the 20th of May. 

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Lord Mayor's Visit

The Lord Mayor, Nial Ring, visited our school yesterday to raise 3 new flags which we've been awarded and to meet our JEP team. We have achieved our 5th Green School Flag, our 2nd Active School Flag and our first Health Promoting School Flag. A representative Ann Walsh from the Health Schools Board also attended to present the awards. It was a lovely sunny day and the whole school was out to greet our Lord Mayor! We had some song singing and some magic tricks! The Lord Mayor met with all the different Committees in our school and they talked him through their work and how they achieved their flags. The Lord Mayor also met with representatives from our Junior Entrepreneur's Porgramme (JEP) and he was so impressed with their organisation and their products. Well done to all involved most especially our committee co-ordinators Mrs Devilly, Mrs Howard, Ms Flynn and Ms Concannon! A special thank you to parent Michelle LaGrue for wonderful photographs.

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Lord Mayor's Visit

Seachtain na Gaeilge

The classes were all very busy this week speaking Irish, learning seanfhocail, designing Irish posters, making crafts for St. Patrick's Day, singing Irish songs and learning Irish dances.  On Thursday Airneán, a traditional Irish band performed for all the classes.  The band members played the guitar, banjo, button accordian, flute and uileann pipes.  The children learned all about these instruments as well as getting the chance to listen so some fantastic Irish music.  Some classes performed some Irish dances with Airneán too.  On Friday teachers awarded children in their class with prizes for being "Cainteoir na Seachtaine."  All the school also came together in the hall for a céilí mór.  Every class performed Irish songs and Irish Dancing for the rest of the school.  There was an excellent variety of different songs and dances.  Some girls who play traditional music and attend Irish dancing classes outside of school, then performed for everyone.  The céilí finished with the whole school standing to sing Amhrán na bhFiann.  It was a very enjoyable morning with so much talent being showcased by the children and teachers.  It was a very successful week.  Special thanks to Mrs. McDonald who coordinated all the activities for Seachtain na Gaeilge.

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Seachtain Na Gaeilge

  1. Science Blast
  2. World Book Day 2019
  3. Ryan Tubridy Writes to Third Class
  4. Springtime Reading in the Sun
  5. Visit from Dental Nurse
  6. Infants Visit Imaginosity
  7. Student Council
  8. Mindfulness and Meditation with Sally
  9. 3rd Class Ancient Egyptian Projects
  10. European Week of Sport 2016
  11. Cycling Safety in 5th Class
  12. Construction in 5th Class
  13. Fourth Class Jelly Baby Challenge
  14. Peace Proms
  15. Credit Union Quiz
  16. Áistear Constructions
  17. STEM Projects 6th Class
  18. Buddy Reading 6th Class
  19. Whole School Christmas Singing
  20. Deck the Halls in 5th class!
  21. 5th Class Christmas performance preview
  22. Christmas Carol Service
  23. Junior Infant Singalong and Senior Infant Wriggly Nativity
  24. Snow much Fun in 1st class!!
  25. Christmas Artwork & Decorations
  26. Maths, Science and Art Fun in 4th class Rm 10
  27. Post Office Aistear in Senior Infants
  28. Fun with Lego in Room 9
  29. Science Week 2018
  30. Knitting in 4th class!
  31. The Great Famine - 5th class
  32. Halloween performance by 2nd classes!
  33. Botanic Gardens Trip for 6th class
  34. Buddy reading S.Infants & 6th classes
  35. Halloween Costumes
  36. Halloween Bakesale
  37. Hogwarts in 5th
  38. Maths Week 2018
  39. Artwork Displays
  40. World Mental Health Day 2018
  41. European Week of Sport 2018
  42. Green Schools Award Ceremony
  43. Cumann na mBunscol Athletics 2018
  44. End of Year Party for our Sports teams
  45. First, Second and Third Class Tour to Newgrange Farm
  46. Ms.Malone's Junior Infants enjoy library & computers
  47. Tazmin's Lego Guitar
  48. Active Week 2018
  49. Dublin FAI Soccer Finals
  50. 5th class tutor S.Inf in the Computer Room
  51. 4th class tour to Causey Farm
  52. Strawberry Planting in Junior Infants
  53. Dublin Zoo visits our school!
  54. Belated World Book Day!
  55. Infants on an Easter Egg Hunt!
  56. 5th Class trip to Sea Book Festival
  57. 2nd class trip to Botanic Gardens
  58. Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018!
  59. Choir perform at Feis Ceoil
  60. FAI Soccer Tournament
  61. Sow & Grow in 5th Class
  62. Greek theatre masks in 1st class
  63. Indoor planting
  64. Sunflowers in junior infants!
  65. 3rd class learn about the Egyptians!
  66. Engineers Week in 4th & 6th classes
  67. Infants trip to Imaginosity
  68. Ireland's Got Talent
  69. Credit Union Quiz
  70. Library Spring Clean
  71. Senior Infants St. Valentine's Day Pinch Pots
  72. 4th class news!
  73. Safer Internet Day 2018
  74. Class news from Junior Infants!
  75. Class news from Ms.Flynn's 1st class!
  76. Sam Maguire Cup visits us!
  77. Our new bird feeding stations
  78. 4th class participate in the RDS Primary Science Fair!
  79. Christmas Performances
  80. Festive Fitness Fun Day!
  81. Christmas Artwork & Decorations
  82. 4th Class visit Le Chéile for Food Science workshop
  83. 3rd class visit our local Super Valu!
  84. Coding/Lego in 4th class
  85. Learnit Lego Workshops!
  86. 5th class trip to the Jeanie Johnston
  87. Science Week 2017
  88. Choir record a Christmas Album!
  89. Waste Workshop for 3rd class
  90. Our green team plant lots of trees!
  91. Halloween bake sale & costumes
  92. 5th class bring Hogwarts to St.Brigid's!
  93. Halloween Art & Crafts around the school
  94. Traditional Halloween Games in 4th Class
  95. 4th Class learn about the Skeletal System
  96. 6th class trip to Botanic Gardens
  97. Maths Week 2017
  98. Student Teacher Penalty ShootOut 2017
  99. Junior Infants first month!
  100. A busy month for Senior Infants
  102. 6th Class News
  103. Road Safety Talk
  104. Past pupils artwork feature in an Irish movie!
  105. Welcome Junior Infants!
  106. #BeActive Education Award
  107. Singin' in the Rain
  108. New playground markings!
  109. The Lifecycle of a Butterfly in 2nd Class!
  110. Mad Hair Day & Ice-Cream!
  111. New Computer Room
  112. Fun Word Hunt for 2nd & 3rd classes!
  113. 3rd Class trip to St.Anne's Park
  114. Cumann na mBunscol Friendship Games in Belfast
  115. 2nd class learn about different countries!
  116. Father's Day Art and Crafts!
  117. 5th Class Tour to National Aquatic Centre
  118. Spaghetti Tower Marshmallow Challenge in 6th Class!
  119. Wake Up Shake Up Aerobics
  120. Student-teacher Dodgeball game & Skipathon
  121. Student Teacher Penalty Shoot Out!
  122. 4th Class go Kayaking!
  123. Active tour to Pine Forest Art Centre
  124. Infants go on a Minibeast hunt!
  125. Biodiversity in 5th Class
  126. 3rd Class learn about France!
  127. Travel & transport in Infants!
  128. Basketball Champions!
  129. 4th Class get stuck in the mud!
  130. 5th Class enjoy Dublin Hop On Hop off Bus Tour!
  131. First Holy Communion
  132. Athletics in Santry
  133. Scoilnet Star Site Award for our school website!
  134. Senior GAA Semi final
  135. Active Week Activities!
  136. Table Quiz Fundraiser
  137. We're getting active!
  138. Infants enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt!
  139. 2nd classes have an Easter Egg Hunt!
  140. The Effects of Sugary Drinks: 5th Class
  141. Triumph for our Choir!
  142. FAI/Spar Soccer Tournament
  143. 2nd Class Mother's Day Art &Fun in the Sun!
  144. 6th & 1st Classes enjoy Paired Reading!
  145. Flower Arranging in 6th Class!
  146. 4th Class Projects on the Maori People
  147. 6th Class Arts & Crafts
  148. Traditional Irish Music Workshops!
  149. Seachtain na nGaeilge sa Scoil!
  150. 1st game versus Belgrove
  151. Senior Infants Spring Hunt!
  152. 3rd Class Spring Art!
  153. 5th Class Sow & Grow!
  154. Junior & Senior Infants on Tour!
  155. Raheny Fair Play Tournament 2017
  156. 5th Class Present their Projects on the Continents!
  157. SEAI Workshop
  158. A Healthy Eating Week in Junior Infants!
  159. Workshops with Graffiti Classics String Quartet!
  160. 6th Class complete a marathon!
  161. At Home with Aistear in Senior Infants
  162. Static Electricity in 2nd Class!
  163. Member First Credit Union School Quiz 2017
  164. Intel Mini Scientist National Finals!
  165. A visit from Sam Maguire !
  166. St Brigid's Day!
  167. Our Awesome Active Week with Hercules! (5th Class)
  168. Chinese New Year celebrations!
  169. Baking in 2nd class!
  170. GAA Healthy Club Project
  171. Junior Infant News!
  172. 6th Class Christmas Art & Crafts
  173. Senior Infants Wriggly Nativity 2016
  174. Santa's Visit!
  175. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
  176. Our Mini-Scientists are through to National Finals!
  177. Basketball Teams
  178. Mini Scientists!
  179. Christmas Jumper Day in aid of LauraLynn & a special visit from RTE!
  180. Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!
  181. Learnit Lego Workshops!
  182. Science week in Ms.Delany's 6th class!
  183. Ms.O'Donovan's class perform a flashmob dance!
  184. Team Hope Shoe-box Appeal
  185. 5th classes attend Dublin Book Festival 2016
  186. Maths Week 2016
  187. Bake Sale 2016
  188. Spooktacular Halloween Costumes
  189. Choir performance of 'Double Double Toil and Trouble'
  190. Third Classes are learning to play the Recorder!
  191. Autumn is here!



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