5th and 6th Classes went to see Oliver in Rathdown Secondary School on 28th Jan.

3rd Class attended a workshop in Dunlaoghaire County hall on Energy run by the SEAI on 29th Jan.

Sixth Class held a classroom sale in aid of their trip on 10th Feb. All classes attend this. It is a great opportunity for them to learn about change and how to get value for money!

The PTA held a Pancake Day on 13th Feb as we would not be in school for Shrove Tuesday this year. The children brought in €2 and €411 went to Trócaire as this is a project we are looking into for our Global Citizenship Flag.

Delicious and enjoyed by parents, children and indeed staff!

We had our midterm break on 16th Feb for the week. School returned on 23rd Feb.

The Dental Hygienist visited the school on Tues 24th Feb. She spoke with 1st, 3rd,4th and 5thClasses.

Louise Osbourne from Recreate came and did a workshop with 3rd Class using end of line items which they stock as a resource for schools. The class each created pictures from the items she supplied.

Kristine Eikenberg arrived form Indiana for work experience until 1st May. She will get experience in all classrooms. At first she will observe and liaise with teachers as to what she will teach in the classes and then she will teach when timetabled. We have always had a good experience with these American students. She will be inspected whilst she is here.

Students for CICE started their placement on 4th March for a four week period. They are in Jn. Inf, Sn. Inf, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Classes. They also will be inspected whilst they are with us.

The teachers met on Wed 4th Feb for Collaborative planning time. They discussed books and booklists with their colleagues as part of their Croke Park hours. Another similar time is planned for this.

All is well!