Ballinlough National School Blog

CHALK ART

In Infant class recently we used chalk to draw as part of our art lesson. It was great fun and our pictures are displayed in the classroom.

Click here and go to Infants to see a selection of our chalk drawings

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Posted in Category(ies):  Mrs Bernadette Sherwin  |  Posted on Monday, 15 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Our class by Zywia

In Ballinlough N.S we had a great start to our year. We had a Funky shoe day today and some people wore slippers, wellies, odd shoes and many others. In my classroom, 3rd & 4th we made farming projects with typing, handwriting and other stuff. We also learned about Andy Warhol and made pop art with normal things, I did Addidas shoes. We made recounts last month and have hurling for P.E and have music lessons with tin whistles.

This school is really  good, I really like it!

                           By Zywia

Click here and scroll to 3rd & 4th class to see our projects

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Posted in Category(ies):  Ms Aoife Cawley  |  Posted on Tuesday, 9 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

My time in 4th class by Cian B

We came back to school in September. The first day was the best day, we got to play outside for a little longer than normal. We made animals out of clay with Betty, it was fun.

Our school is a fun place to make friends and have education. We have a fair class and we have class rules. Our rules are Respect Education and saftey. I can't wait for the rest of the year.

         By Cian B 4th class

CLICK HERE AND SCROLL TO 3RD & 4TH TO SEE OUR ART WORK

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Posted in Category(ies):  Ms Aoife Cawley  |  Posted on Tuesday, 9 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Our Term so far

What a start to the new school year we have had in 3rd & 4th class. We have been modelling clay with a famous sculptor, researching farming long ago and now, publishing our very own recounts, painting, playing hurling...the list goes on.

Everyone has settled into our new class really well and are looking forward to seeing what the rest of the year brings.

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Posted in Category(ies):  Ms Aoife Cawley  |  Posted on Tuesday, 9 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Our Term so far

Here in 5th and 6th we have had a busy start to the first term. Our motto is " Count on me " and we have even learned the song to go with it! We have welcomed three new students and they have already made great friends.

Our Rugbt Blitz was a huge success and great fun all round. Our boys and girls football games are most enjoyable with special thanks to Treasa and Pauric for all their help. We are really busy with our history project work and enjoyed Malachy's informative visit to our classroom. We have created a beautiful Mindfull board for our classroom and relax with our Mindfulness Matters music regularily.

Bíonn an-sport againn ag an gaeilge agus taímid tareís cluiché nua a cleachtadh ! --An gaeilge abu.

 

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Posted in Category(ies):  Mrs Reillys Room  |  Posted on Tuesday, 9 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Funky shoe day

Dear parents,

Over the past few weeks we have come together and made a pupils council.We plan to make the school a more child friendly place.We had the idea that we should hold a funky shoe day for mental health and self awarrness week !!!We hope to do more activities like this in the future.We meet once a month and discuss things that we could improve around the school for instance to get new basket balls or to get new books in the library. We hope that by the end of the school year every child in the school will have come up with one idea to help them enjoy school more.Thank you for taking the time to read this.

From Rachel,Ella,Kate,Darren,Rory and Philip.

Click here to view some pictures of our funky shoe day. Scroll to varios events

 

 

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Posted in Category(ies):  News whole school  |  Posted on Tuesday, 9 October 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Cumann na mBunscoil Final

Today 26th May is the day we see our girls play in the Schools Cumann na mBunscoil Final. Team captain Katie will lead the team to the pitch at Pairc Tailtean at 3:30 to play Drumbaragh NS. We are all so proud of the girls and their mentors Pauric, Treasa, Shane and Carmel and whatever the result today they are winners already. So come along and support these fantastic girls to victory. Dont forget to wear your red and white colours. #COM'ON THE LOUGH

Click here and go to GAA to see the school dorned in red and white.

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Posted in Category(ies):  News whole school  |  Posted on Saturday, 26 May 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Cumann na mbunscol

A huge well done to our girls football team who this week beat Dunsany in the quarter finals of the Cumann na mBunscoil competition. Massive appreciation to the team coaches Pauric White and Treasa Galligan for their time and commitment plus teachers Mr Finnnegan and Mrs Reilly. Onwards now to the Semi Finals next week. #come on the Lough.

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Posted in Category(ies):  Mrs Reillys Room  |  Posted on Wednesday, 16 May 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Break times have become a lot more active and fun thanks to Mr. Finnegan. Once again he has organised a soccer tournament that includes all children from 3rd to 6th Classes, with 2nd class pupils as subs in the event of older pupils out sick ( nobody wants to be out sick and miss their games however) Games have started with great enthusiam and commitment to win. This fantastic initiative will take several weeks to complete with it culmanating in a final game to crown the winning team. Let the battle commence....

Updates and pictures to follow as more games are played...

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Posted in Category(ies):  News whole school  |  Posted on Tuesday, 1 May 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

SPRING GARDENING

The hard work has started in our school garden as we get ready for this years Schools Pride of Place. The spuds have been planted in the poly tunnel. Seeds have temporarily been planted in small pots, they will be transferred into the beds at later stage when more mature. Two Mountain Ash trees have been planted near our Bug Hotel. Students are well used to bringing in their wellies ready for some digging, planting and general maintainance of our school grounds. We hope to add some new scarecrows and wind chimes this year. Let the hard work continue...

Click here to see some work completed so far..

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Posted in Category(ies):  News whole school  |  Posted on Tuesday, 1 May 2018  |  By Tanya Farrelly

Important Announcements

 

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR ELECTIONS
FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2018

 

GARDA VETTING INVITATION
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CALENDAR YEAR 2018/2019
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