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Clay creations in Rang a Sé

We’re working on our Christmas gifts already in Rang a Sé. First up: clay candle holders which represent a Christmas symbol that means something to us. It was tricky at first getting the height and remembering to keep enough room for the tea-light but we got there. We’re really delighted with how they turned out […]

A visitor from Kenya in Rang a Sé

Julius Arega and Gerry O’Donoghue from Maintain Hope came to visit us today and tell us about their work in Kenya to support families who are in difficulty, to avoid them having to send their children to orphanages because they can’t afford to look after them. It was Julius’s first time in Ireland and he […]

What’s happening next week in St. Brigid’s National School, Ballysax.

25th – 29th November, 2019 We have been running Túsla’s “Every Day Counts” attendance campaign since September.   The aim of the campaign is to encourage good school attendance. We are very happy to announce that our monthly attendance to date is: September 96% October 95% It is so important for all children to come […]

Flyers from the HSE for information and guidance

Things of Interest Please see our flyers below for some information that may be of value to you.   We recently had the HSE Dental Hygienist in visiting the Senior Infants and 2nd Classes.  We are sharing the handout she left with everyone as there are some nice reminders for everyone. Also a few pointers for […]

What’s happening this week in St. Brigid’s NS, Ballysax.

18th – 22nd November  Tuesday 19th:  5th Class Swimming.  5th Class please remember to bring your swimming gear.     Wednesday 20th:   School closes at 2.45 for 1st – 6th Class to facilitate Parent Teacher Meetings. We are into the second week of Parent Teacher Meetings.  We would like to thank all parents for working […]

Have a ball skills starting in Rang a Sé

We’re really delighted to announce that our class has been chosen for the GAA five star program which means us participating in a 26 week program of GAA skills. We’ve started with Have a Ball activities this week and really enjoyed going through the various exercises. It’s a lot harder than it looks sometimes! Huge […]

Witchy Walk 2019

Our 2019 Witchy Walk was scheduled for Friday October 25th, but alas! The day was wet and dreary. Undeterred, we held a Witchy Parade indoors instead! Everyone, our visiting parents, grandparents and siblings included, went to the school hall where every boy and girl displayed their costumes and introduced their characters. The costumes were colourful, […]

Maths Week fun in Rang a dó

2nd class really enjoyed Maths Week! Thank you to Ms. Kavanagh for organising all the fun activities throughout the week. 🙂 We thoroughly enjoyed the maths trail with our 6th class helpers, our maths quiz, the estimation station and playing maths board games.                              

Johnny Magory Heritage workshops

Junior infants to 2nd class will take part in a heritage workshop with local author Emma-Jane Leeson on this Thursday the 7th of November. Emma-Jane will read her series of children’s books ‘The Adventures of Johnny Magory’ and she will have a range of heritage and wildlife resources for the children to explore. If you […]