Mr Charlton

Out for our Morning Mile! (Well, 1.5km to be precise!)

For the months of September and October (weather permitting) we intend to do a daily "Morning Mile" (morning 1.5 kilometre just doesn't have the same ring to it!).  There's no messing with gear or anything like that, just high-viz vests and off we go for a brisk morning walk. The fresh air and exercise is the perfect… Continue reading Out for our Morning Mile! (Well, 1.5km to be precise!)

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Spending our JEP profits in Westport House! Photo gallery

Our Junior Entrepreneur project has come to an end and Super Smoothies Ltd has been wound up. Today we got to spend the remainder of our profits having already purchased ukuleles. We had an absolutely fantastic day in Westport House! We enjoyed the flume ride, swinging ship, cannon ball run, swan pedal boats and the… Continue reading Spending our JEP profits in Westport House! Photo gallery

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Wildflower Walk! We found wood sorrel, primroses, common dog violets and more!

Our school is situated in such a beautiful place! Just outside our school gate is a lovely, quiet road which hosts a plethora of wild flowers. These flowers are currently enjoying their moment in the sun before the deciduous trees overhead develop their canopy.  Our task this morning was to find wildflowers and write a detailed description… Continue reading Wildflower Walk! We found wood sorrel, primroses, common dog violets and more!

Mr Charlton

TY Peer4Peer with @StLouisCS & The Power of Twitter with @blognamara

We had a very interesting morning today as we were joined by Ciara, Cillian, Jade, Nicole & Rebecca who are all Transition Year students in St Louis Community School in Kiltimagh. They delivered a lovely lesson on communication skills which went down very well with 4th, 5th & 6 classes. They will return for another… Continue reading TY Peer4Peer with @StLouisCS & The Power of Twitter with @blognamara

Mr Charlton

Brainstorm! Our Junior Entrepreneur Project Is Underway! @JEP_National

Business moguls beware, the pupils of Craggagh NS are feeling bullish and are poised to launch a new business in the coming weeks!    We have broken out into 5 groups and are currently working on separate ideas. The 5 ideas at research stage right now are: Doggie Bags Healthy Smoothies Wholesome Cupcakes Handmade Soap… Continue reading Brainstorm! Our Junior Entrepreneur Project Is Underway! @JEP_National

Mr Charlton

Alannah’s Great Grandfather’s War of Independence Medals #rang1916 @mayo_history @dfarchives

We're studying all things 1916 in history these days as we lead up to next year's centenary celebrations. We are particularly interested in local stories about Craggagh, Kiltimagh & Balla and the lives of the people who lived here.    Today, Alannah brought in these medals which were awarded to her great grandfather, Martin McNicholas,… Continue reading Alannah’s Great Grandfather’s War of Independence Medals #rang1916 @mayo_history @dfarchives