Poetry Day Ireland

The children from Room 20 and Room 21 had a great time with the poet Tony Curtis in Newbridge Library on Thursday 28th April. Tony had huge praise for all the children who “were wonderful and so easy to do poetry with”.

Knitting in Room 6

We’ve begun learning to knit. Three lovely ladies from the ICA, Carmel, Annie and Mildred, came in to help us get started. It’s hard in the beginning but we’re getting better every day.

Aztec Pottery

We’ve just been learning about the Aztec civilization. In Art we made some pinch pots from clay, which we decorated with Aztec designs. First we painted the background colours. Then we painted our Aztec designs onto the pots. They turned out very well.

Polish Easter Tradition

Kasia, the mother of Olivia (Rm. 16) visited the school on Wed. March 16th to talk at assembly about the lovely Polish tradition of bringing a basket of food to the church for blessing on Holy Saturday. The basket contains samples of food such as bread, eggs, sausage and salt, and is lined with a lace napkin and decorated with spring greenery. This food
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A Day at the Racecourse

The annual visit of 5th classes to the Curragh Racecourse took place on Wed. last, April 13th. We had a fabulous day for the trip and it was a pleasure to spend the morning out in the fresh air and sunshine. We were given a talk by people from RACE and some of us got to try riding the simulator horse. We then went
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March Madness in St. Conleth & Mary’s

Tree Week, Seachtain na Gaeilge, Proclamation Day…. A busy time for the students of St. Conleth & Mary’s.
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Room 6 – Readers of the Week

Room 6 made a particular effort to read with expression focusing on the 7 P’s of reading aloud. Well done!

Paired Reading

Room 6 really enjoyed helping Ms Clancy’s First Class with their reading during World Book Week. They also made lovely book marks to give to their reading buddies.  

Easter Cake Sale

All three Fourth Classes held a very successful Easter Cake Sale on Thursday 10th March. Everyone made a huge effort and the cakes looked fantastic. All the children in the school attended the cake sale and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the delicious cakes!

Tree Week Celebration

We had some special visitors to St. Conleth & Mary’s this week.
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