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Junior Infants


GAA with Hazel

Children from Junior Infants to 1st Class have been learning GAA skills with Hazel from St. Vincent's Hurling and Football Club for the last few months. The children love learning the skills and have great fun as well.

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Sciath na Scol Final

The school football team took part in the Sciath na Scol football final recently against the girls from Padre Pio school. The whole school got involved in the build up with some of the older classes busy making plaits to show their support for the team. On the day the whole school was out to give the team a guard of honour on their way to the match. The girls from 2nd class up went to the match to support the team and cheer them along. The team played their hearts out and left everything out on the pitch but unfortunately it wasn't their day with Padre Pio winning the match. The whole school are incredibly proud of the team and the effort that they put in on the day and with all the training coming up to the match.

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Junior Maths

Our Junior Infant parents have been very busy helping their children with Maths activities. Last week the parents worked with the children in class doing matching activities. This week the children and parents were sorting objects. Next week the children will be ordering and sequencing with their parents. There has been a fantastic turn out of both mums and dads. Mr O'Conor, Ms Lucey and Ms Ahern are really proud of their pupils and delighted with so many parents getting involved.

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Buddy Week

Buddy week was held in North Pres last week. Every child from Junior Infants up to 6th class was paired with a buddy in a different class.The staff in the school also buddied up and carried out random acts of kindness to their buddies throughout the week. On Monday the children got to meet their new buddy and while colouring they got to know each other. On Wednesday the buddies enjoyed a walk together in the convent garden. The older girls were very good at pointing out some of the signs of Autumn to their younger buddies. On Friday we had a whole school assembly where there was a few special awards to children who really embraced the spirit of buddy week. The 4th class entertained the school with some upbeat dancing. Later in the day the buddies met up again to do some reading together before releasing some of their energy with dancing.

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Junior Infants 1st days

Look at our some of the new Junior Infants enjoying their first few days in school.

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Our garden

Some photos of our lovely garden in bloom!  

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Junior Infants' Teddy Bears' Picnic

Here are a few photos of junior infants enjoying their teddy bear picnic in the sun with their ice cream. What a lovely time they had!

 

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look at how our garden grows!

Summer is definitely here! Our garden is blooming thanks to Ms.Coleman and Ms.Conway and all the children who have helped them with planting, weeding and decorating the garden. Not only is the garden a lovely place to be, we grow our own herbs, some fruit and vegetables.

 

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Picnic in the Park

All the children who had full attendance for the year got a lovely treat last week as they went for a picnic in Fitzgerald's Park.

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Aistear- The hairdresser.

Here are some photos of the Junior Infants taking part in Aistear. The theme this week was at the Hairdresser. The children really enjoyed role playing at the hairdresser, building a hair saloon and making iconic fashionable new hair style trends in art.

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