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North Pres. Health and Wellbeing Week

June 15th – 19th 2020

The boys and girls of North Pres. have worked so hard at home since our school closed that we decided they deserved a real treat.

So for this week, we are all working from the same Wellbeing Week Padlet (link below). There are lots of activities to choose from, such as:

  • Art and craft
  • Gardening
  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Exercise and Outdoor Games
  • Relaxation & Emotional Wellbeing Activities
  • Parents Corner (we have to look after the grown-ups too!)

We’d love if you would tell us about your two favourite activities of the week. You could draw, write or send a photo telling us about them and send them to the class teacher. You could also write a little note on the Padlet.

Have fun everyone, we hope you have a great Health and Wellbeing Week!

https://padlet.com/susanoneill/Bookmarks


End Of Year Attendance Celebrations

Some lucky boys and girls who have had great attendance this year enjoyed ice creams in the outside classroom today.  We hope that you all enjoyed your well deserved treat!  

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Final assembly of the year

The final assembly of the school year took place with all the classes gathered in the school yard. 4th class told us some good news from their class, while 6th performed a song and a poem at what was their last assembly in North Pres. Ms. Egan presented the "Spirit of North Pres" award to a child in each class. This award is for a person who shows, caring for others and has a positive attitude in school every day.

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C.A.P.E.R.

A big thank you to the parents and grandparents who came to C.A.P.E.R. (Children and Parents Enjoying Reading) this week. The Senior Infant and First Class children love this fun reading initiative and we really appreciate the support of our parents and grandparents.

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World Book Day 2022

There were lots of fun events in the school this week to celebrate World Book Day 2022. The children in Senior Infants made their own books, including text and illustrations! The 2nd and 6th class children went on a trip to Waterstones to spend their World Book Day vouchers. To finish the week off on a high, we had a dress up day on Friday, where children could dress as their favourite fictional character. It was a fantastic finish to the week and we were amazed by all of the wonderful costumes! Well done to all of the parents and guardians who helped out with the costumes. Well done to the all of the teachers who dressed up too! We are looking forward to next year's event already!!    

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Summer Holidays

All the staff in North Pres want to wish the pupils and their families a happy summer and we can't wait to see everyone back in the school on the 28th of August.Click  to see a special message from all the staff. This is us June 2020 staff

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Health and Well-Being Week

The children in North Pres are having lots of fun at home during our Health and Well-Being week. Look at the photos below of what they have been up to.

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World Book Day

The students and teachers had a great day celebrating World book Day this year. The children from 1st and 4th classes walked down to Waterstones. They used their world book day vouchers to buy books. There was also a story teller there who read them a story. They had a great time. 5th class and Junior Infants went reading together. They really enjoyed reading Mr. Men books. All the classes and some of the teachers enjoyed dressing up as their favourite characters from books.

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Lego Workshop

For Engineers week the school held a Lego workshop in the blue room for all students from Junior Infants up to 6th Class. The Brickx Club came and provided all the Lego and help for the day. The children built some wonderful structures and showed great imagination when building. Everyone agreed that they had a great day.

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February Assembly

The school held our February assembly recently. 1st class started the assembly with a wonderful presentation on their inspirational person, Tom Crean. The kindness award for the month went to a boy in Senior Infants. Ms. Egan announced the first " Stars of the Yard". These are children who were kind and helpful towards other children out in the yard. Senior Infants finished our assembly with a wonderful performance of a song about Spring and a lovely Irish poem.

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January Assembly

The first whole school assembly of the new year was held last week. Third class gave a very interesting presentation of Andrea Bocelli as their Influential Person in History. The Kindness award was presented to a student from Senior Infants. Junior Infants gave a great performance of a song about a little snowman and a lovely Irish poem. The whole school finished off the assembly by singing "The Banks of my own Lovely Lee".

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