We had a busy science week. Lots of experiments and activities.
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At the beginning of every school year, the class teachers will guide the children through the formation of Class Charters. This process will enable the children to learn that they — and the children and adults around them — have rights and responsibilities. The teachers will actively encourage each child in the class to contribute to their Class Charter. The language used in class charters will be age appropriate. Each charter will state in positive terms the behaviour that is expected in the classrooms, the playground and the school environment.
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New Junior Infants & their parents are invited to visit the classrooms and meet the teachers & SNAs on Monday 6th July. 9.30am-10.15am for children whose first names begin with the letters A – J and 10.15am-11.00am for first names beginning with letters K – Z. (To comply with current Health Regulations, families will enter the school building for a short visit only, and in small groups. Families can also visit our playgrounds. Please use the hand sanitiser provided. No one should visit the school if they are feeling unwell.) Older new pupils are invited to visit the school during the above times too – they will get to visit their new classrooms, as well as meet the Principal/Deputy Principal/Assistant Principal, (but not their new teacher.)
In the meantime, here are some photos of our Junior Infant classrooms, the infant playground, our library and school building. Take a look….
The annual handwriting competition takes place this week and we hope to see lots of entries from each class!
There will be two prizes per class. The overall class winner will receive a €10 Tesco voucher and there will also be a €10 Tesco voucher for the most improved!
How to enter:
1. Write a paragraph (few sentences for younger classes & longer for senior classes!) in your best handwriting.
2. Upload a photograph of your entry to your class teacher on Class Dojo or by email (emails can be found on the weekly work grids). Or you can post your entry to the school (please write “competition” on the envelope).
3. There is no theme, all you need to do is write! It can be about you, you can create a story, copy a paragraph from your favourite book or nursery rhyme. All we need to see is your best handwriting!
4. Entries should be with your teacher by Thursday 28th May, postal entries to the school by Friday 29th May.
5. Only one entry per pupil.
6. Winners will be announced next week.
BEST OF LUCK!!!