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#ESSD 2019

#ESSD 2019

☀The sun was shining today as the whole school took part in #ESSD2019 (European School Sports Day)! Below is a snippet of a few of the activities that took place....

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Busy at Work

Busy at Work

It was so nice to see the older classes join with the younger classes this morning for some September creativity! Check out the photos below!

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ESSD

ESSD

Look at our whole school in action this afternoon, as we made a great attempt (I’m sure you’ll agree!) to make the letters ESSD on the playground ahead of tomorrow’s European School Sports Day!! #essd2019 #BeActive #ActiveSchool #Teamwork

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European School Sports Day

European School Sports Day

We are very excited to be taking part in ESSD (European School Sports Day) on Friday next September 27th – Getting Schools On The Move!  (You know the way Galway weather is.....be sure to bring a coat and suitable footwear.....maybe even wellies just in case!!)...

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Gaelic Football

Gaelic Football

We are so lucky to have Galway Footballer Johnny Heaney coach Gaelic football in our school every Monday. He really put 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Classes through their paces this afternoon!! #TeamPlayers #GalwayForSam #ActiveSchool #ActiveFlag

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Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

We are very excited about the upcoming Baboró Festival which will be taking place from October 14th – 20th. Junior and Senior Infants will be going to see a show called Não Não. First and Second Class will be going to see Francis Footwork. Third – Sixth Classes will...

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Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

When your school is in such a scenic location by the water and adjacent to a beautiful green area, it makes sense to have PE at ‘The Plots’! Below are photos of 5th and 6th class making the most of our Indian summer this week!  

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

⚓ Ahoy, Me Hearties! Did you know that yesterday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day?! To celebrate, the wonderful Michaela from Charlie Byrne's Bookshop popped in today to read some fantastic pirate themed stories to the junior classes. Thank you so much...

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World Cup Preparation!

World Cup Preparation!

Rugby World Cup Fever has kicked off in 5th and 6th class! The sweepstakes have been drawn, we have been learning about the history of the Rugby World Cup and everyone is busy researching the competing countries!  

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Assembly for Peace

Assembly for Peace

We had some beautiful prayers and singing at Assembly this morning to mark tomorrow's International Day of Peace. This day is celebrated annually on the 21st September. #InternationalDayOfPeace    

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Hockey in Dangan every Friday

Hockey in Dangan every Friday

Hockey with the wonderful Sandra Barrins takes place every Friday afternoon in Dangan – hail, rain or snow!! Make sure you have your gumshields! Sticks etc are supplied!    

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STEM

STEM

Junior and Senior Infants had lots of fun today on their 2-D shape hunt around our newly decorated playground!! #ActiveMaths #ActiveLearning #STEM #OutdoorLearning

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Mary Esther Judy – Children’s Book Specialist

Mary Esther Judy – Children’s Book Specialist

5th and 6th Class had a fabulous visit from Mary today to discuss Patricia Forde’s new book; Mother Tongue. The photos show the class hard at work, the results of which will be revealed in the coming weeks! #fallenstarstories #MotherTongue #kidsneedbookslikethis...

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Drama Returns

Drama Returns

Our weekly drama session with Paula started back again today! Full of acting, action, fun and games – we just love it!

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Swimming in Leisureland

Swimming in Leisureland

Swimming in Leisureland started back again today after the summer holidays. It is wonderful to see such a large number of pupils participating! #ActiveSchool #Leisureland

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French Classes with Phillip

French Classes with Phillip

We are delighted that French Classes with Phillip have started back this week. Classes take place on Monday and Tuesdays from 2.35 – 3.20. If you need further information, the class teacher will be more than willing to help.

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