Tag Archives: Rang a se

A Graduation to make the history books

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 […]

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 […]

Brainstorming for Mind-Up in Rang a Sé

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 […]

Rang a Sé artists

We’ve been finishing up our World War Two art and working hard on our confirmation art over the last couple of weeks. Hope you enjoy our photos from Rang a Sé

Back to work in Rang a Sé

Happy New Year to everyone. We got right back to work this week and we’re learning about World War Two. In art we used this as a theme for our extension paintings. We had to mix colours perfectly to blend in with a little part of a World War Two painting on the Battle of […]

Successful Bake Sale!!

We had a great day hosting the annual bake sale last Thursday. We put a lot of effort into the organisation of the sale and made loads of goodies to sell, so we were delighted with his well it turned out. We’re happy to say we raised €645 for the sixth class school tour, which […]

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 […]