2nd class have been learning about autumn. We went on a nature walk around our school and we took some photographs of the seasonal changes happening in our surroundings. We did leaf rubbings and painted autumn trees using the pointillism technique. We learnt the poem ‘Duilleoga’. Please see our beautiful artwork and photographs below! […]
Poster Open Day & Coffee Morning On Friday 18th October from 11am to 1pm, St Brigid’s NS, Ballysax invites you to an Open Day and Coffee Morning. The Open Day is an opportunity for parents who might be looking around at options for a primary school for their children, to visit the school, meet the […]
Third class combined their topics on Mythical Creatures and Buildings and Homes and used everyday household cardboard and some arts and crafts materials to create a room or home for a mythical creature. The boys and girls worked really well on this project and were delighted to exhibit them for 4th class and Ms Reddy. We […]
We were really lucky to have been invited to visit the old Kildare Courthouse recently to learn about life in monastic times and also about biodiversity and climate change. We were also able to partake in a lesson organised by Trócaire to help us learn about climate change and world poverty. It was very informative […]
We’re really enjoying our swimming sessions in the Curragh Defence force pool every Tuesday. We only have two sessions left so we’ll be sorry to say goodbye to our fantastic swim coaches as it will be the last time we come here as a group. But for now, we’re making the most of it!
An information evening was held in our school last night. It was facilitated by a Speech and Language Therapist and Occupational Therapist explaining how they hope to enhance learning for every child in the school using new strategies. The focus of the pilot project is to demonstrate the benefits of having therapists attached to schools. […]
The girls and boys have been learning about 2D shapes. We have looked for shapes in our classroom and school. We have traced around shapes to make pictures. We have cut around shapes and stuck them down to make pictures. We have learned poems to help us remember the attributes of shapes. We have looked […]
Dear Parents/Guardians, Please note that our Junior Infants are in this weeks Leinster Leader. Their photo is in the First Days at School supplement. Their photo is also due to be in the Nationalist too. A nice little momento of their start in Primary School.