On Wednesday 17th of June, sixth class gathered for the last time to celebrate the end of their primary school life but in a very unique way. For the first time in the history of Ballysax, we held a virtual celebration via Zoom. We are really happy to report that all went well and it […]
I am so proud of my 6th class for the huge effort they have put into their work at home since we closed on March 12th. The work they have submitted to me via email and Seesaw has been nothing short of phenomenal. Over the past few weeks we have been learning about topics such […]
We are so proud of the boys and girls of sixth class who made their Confirmation this morning in Suncroft Church. It was a wonderful ceremony and so lovely to have all the families together to witness their hard work and preparation coming together today. Well done everyone, enjoy your celebrations.
It’s been a busy week preparing for our confirmation here in Rang a Sé but we also had time for some great book week activities. We dressed up as our favourite book characters, met an author and read her our poems, made comic strips, book covers and read a lot! Have a look at our […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’ve been learning about the parts of the brain over the last couple of weeks to understand exactly what happens when we get stressed or anxious and how we can overcome it. This is all in conjunction with the school-wide initiative Mind-Up. The Amygdala, Hippocampus and Pre-Frontal cortex are the main parts involved and to […]
We had a fantastic visit today from Magic, a greyhound, lurcher cross with her owner Paul from Dog’s Trust. Paul taught us all about the commitment it takes to raise a dog and the correct way to feed and train them. We learned a lot about the work Dog’s trust does to re-home abandoned dogs […]