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Third class are lighting up!

The boys and girls in third class are learning all about electricity. We learned about circuits and what the difference between a complete and incomplete circuit is. The children were then given a selection of materials and challenged to create a complete circuit. They worked in groups and there was some fantastic group work happening […]

Valentine’s Day Art

The children in third class experimented with paper quilling to create beautiful Valentine’s Day cards for their loved ones. We discovered that paper quilling takes a lot of time, patience and a delicate hand but we all agreed it was an activity we really enjoyed. Below is a small sample of finished cards. Don’t they […]

BOOK WEEK 2020

Book Week 2020 A variety of events will take place in St. Brigid’s N.S. Ballysax to celebrate book week – reading buddies, art competitions, Book quiz A Character Dress Parade will take place on Wednesday 4th March.  This involves the children dressing up as a character from their favourite book.  It would be great if […]

Upcoming talks for Parents from Kildare Library and Arts Service

KILDARE LIBRARY AND ARTS SERVICES ARE HOSTING THE FOLLOWING TALKS OVER THE COMING WEEKS AND MONTHS.   FREE talks for parents this week  include: Parenting Tools for children with ASD – Tuesday 25th February @ 7.00pm in Newbridge Library Understanding Bullying – empowering children and strategies for intervention 27th February @ 7.00pm in Kildare Town Library. ASD […]

Transition from Primary to Post Primary School

Folens, a leading school book publisher, have partnered with Graham Richmond, an experienced teacher and counsellor, to author an online advise booklet for parents to help themselves and their children for the move to post-primary education.  The booklet includes advise on several different topics including the practicalities of adapting to a new timetable, screentime etc. […]

Rang a Sé donate to Irish Cancer Society

We had some money left over from fundraising for our school tours (we had a bake sale and a sponsored silence) and we decided to donate it to charity. It was an easy decision who to pick and everyone voted unanimously for the Irish Cancer Society. We drew some daffodils to commemorate the occasion. Have […]

Maths games, PowerPoints and Retreat, the big news in Rang a Sé this week.

This week we travelled to Mount St Anne’s retreat centre in Killenard for our confirmation preparation. We had a great day and huge thanks must go to the staff of the centre who were so welcoming and kind to us. We’ ve been playing some new mental maths games on whiteboards this week. Don’t be […]