6th class under the guidance of Martin Curley form Heritage Ireland, took a trip along the fabulous Ballymote Historical Trail on Friday. Despite being out and about for over two hours, such was the font of information that Martin is, […]
4th class had a nice morning exploring the school and the grounds. They were comparing and contrasting the past and the present.
Ms.O’Gara’s class has been studying the Famine in recent weeks. Today they dressed up in period costume and presented their work to the rest of the school. We were treated to readings from ‘Under the Hawthorn Tree’ , clay models […]
Big ‘Thank You’ to local Librarian, Nick, who demonstrated seed planting in our outdoor classroom to fourth class. Nick and Mandy also talked about their native South Africa which we have been learning about in Geography.
4th class have been working on local history recently. Following some research, they were accompanied by Neal Farry on a field trip around the town. This resulted in the pupils developing their Ballymote timeline which is proudly displayed in the […]
Ms.O’Hara’s class were busy preparing a digital story about minibeasts!
Sincere thanks to the parents who came into talk to the Junior Infants about their jobs. Our theme over the last while in Aistear has been People Who Help Us and it was great for the children to be visited […]
If anyone wants to know what gets Junior Infants excited? The answer is nature. We have been glued to observing the metamorphis of our caterpillars to butterflies over the last month. We began with very tiny caterpillars and watched them […]
We had great fun today in Junior Infants looking for signs of Spring.
A few weeks ago Ms. Collis brought caterpillars into the Junior Infant classroom and they have been observing them ever since. There was great excitement last week when two butterflies emerged from their chrysalis. We watched them, fed them, painted […]