Heritage Workshop with Mark Wilson We had a brilliant day with "Heritage Expert" Mark Wilson last week. Children from all classes learned about the many uses of the willow tree (sally) as well as a range of other traditional wood crafts. As you can see form the images below, we had great fun making bunny… Continue reading Heritage Workshop
Half-day closure on February 14th Publication of Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Assessment Dear Parents, The school will close at the earlier time of 12pm on Wednesday, February 14th. This is also the day that the mid-term break begins. We will reopen again on Monday, February 19th. This half day closure, in accordance with… Continue reading Mid Term Break Update
What a great day we had yesterday! Thanks to all who helped out in any way. Click on the links below to watch the videos. You should be able to expand to full screen. Thanks again to Seán for videoing the concerts. Infants Middle Room Senior Room
Parent/Teacher Meetings 2017 Parent/Teacher meetings take place next week. This year we are using an online booking system. You can access this here: https://goo.gl/yvn983 All teachers will be available until 5pm on Tuesday evening. For your convenience however, there are also a number of other time slots available throughout the week with all teachers. Please let… Continue reading Parent/Teacher meetings next week, book your slot here:
Mini 7s Success! "An rud is annamh is iontach!" The Area 8 Mini 7s trophy will spend (some of) the winter in Craggagh for the first time ever following today's blitz in Swinford. A combined team of Craggagh and Straide emerged victorious from a pulsating day's sport. Victories in the early rounds against Meelick and… Continue reading Mini 7s success!
Our Parent Association AGM will take place in the Community Centre on Monday, October 9th at 9pm. Notice from our PA is posted below:
After 7 weeks of rehearsals, we finally got the chance to share our performances with you! Well done to the children in all classes who worked so hard on their routines and to Nikki herself. Thanks again to our brilliant Parent Association who fund these dance lessons. All three rooms are in the YouTube playlist below… Continue reading Modern Dance with Nikki – Videos from today’s performances!
End of Year Update – Dates For Your Diary Friday June 16th Dance Off! (Modern and Traditional dancing from all classes) 1pm – 2pm Monday June 19th School Sports Day (weather permitting) Friday June 23rd Sponsored Walk, Balla Woods 10am Monday June 26th End of Year Mass and Graduation 7:30pm … Continue reading Parents – a few important dates for your diary in the run up to our summer holidays! Click here:
We are setting up an After School Childminding Facility in Craggagh NS from September 1st 2017. The facility will be located in the school building (downstairs classrooms) and grounds and will operate from 3pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Infants availing of the facility will be supervised from 2pm to 3pm. Parents availing of the… Continue reading NEW: Craggagh NS After School Child-minding | Opening Sept 2017
We had a brilliant morning following the St Patrick's weekend festivities welcoming Jim, Jim and Patrick to our school. They are members of the Quaker City String Band. The Jims played alto saxaphone and banjo while Patrick played the double bass (or "bass fiddle" as he calls it!). We listened to them playing a few tunes… Continue reading Visit of The Quaker City String Band to Craggagh NS
We had some very important silverware in Craggagh last week when the Nicky Rackard Cup came to visit! Mayo GAA Games Promotion Officer, Adrian Hession, accompanied by Mayo hurler, Ciarán Charlton, brought the cup around the classrooms. Each child got the opportunity to hold the cup aloft (the infants in particular enjoyed this!) and… Continue reading Nicky Rackard Cup visits Craggagh NS! @adrianhession
The children of 5th & 6th class participated in the first ever Cumann na mBunscol Mhaigh Eo rounders exhibition in McHale Park on Saturday night during the Mayo Vs Roscommon NFL fixture. We formed a Guard of Honour before the game to welcome the Mayo and Roscommon teams onto the field along with the children from… Continue reading We played rounders in McHale Park on Saturday Night! Click for pics:
The middle class took inspiration from the infant room's spring crafts for their art lesson this week. These new spring chicks are "peckish" and are looking for food. The children have brought their chicks home, in the hope that they will be well fed!
The infants have been hard at work this week creating beautiful spring crafts. All of the children from junior and senior infants made animals for the interactive farm in the classroom. Even the first class got involved by making the beautiful trees surrounding the farmyard. Can you identify all of the animals?! The children also… Continue reading Spring art in the Infant Classroom