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!)
Category: Mr Charlton
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
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!
Marvellous Marbling, viewfinders and #sowandgrow
A busy day in the senior room! Today we used marbling inks and water to create some beautiful patterns. We each placed a few drops of ink on the surface of some water and transferred the colours onto our paper. We will use these strips of paper to make decorative and unique bookmarks… Continue reading Marvellous Marbling, viewfinders and #sowandgrow
Ringforts in Mayo – History activity for Senior Room
Following our lesson on the Céide Fields, click on the link below to read about the Archaeological Survey undertaken during the construction of the Charlestown Bypass. Uncovered-Archaeology_N5-Charlestown-Bypass Use the document to answer the following questionnaire:
Sow and Grow 2016
We returned to school this week with an extra hour of daylight, a bit of warmth in the air and a definite feeling that spring had finally sprung! So we were especially delighted to receive our "Sow & Grow" kit from Innocent Ireland and GIY. The pack contained a bag of organic compost, a bunch… Continue reading Sow and Grow 2016
Crafty 4th, 5th & 6th! Memory boxes for our mammies!
It's Friday, yay! 😎 Also, Morhers' Day is this weekend so we created some gorgeous memory boxes as gifts for our wonderful mammies!
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
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