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Science Day

St Mary’s Science Day Tuesday the 13th of November saw our 3rd annual school Science Day. We chose this date to showcase our science work as it coincided nicely with Science Week 2018. We set up a “Science Circuit” in the school hall. Each class was assigned a space where children from their class demonstrated […]

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6th Class

Confirmation Retreat Some children in 6th class will make their Confirmation this school year. The children began their preparations for this sacrament with a class retreat to Glendalough. On October 5th the three 6th classes travelled to Glendalough. They met Sr Aine and 2 of her colleagues who guided them around Glendalough, sharing their historical […]

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying week was a very positive experience for all of the children in St. Mary’s N.S. Each class took part in many lessons, where they enjoyed role-play activities, art activities, songs, stories and group work. The children learned about friendship and the meaning of bullying. They learned about the importance of reporting bullying and the […]

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5th Class

Ms. Duffy’s fifth class have been learning all about the planets and outer space. We even named, designed and drew our very own individual planets. Ms. O’Brien fifth class painted spooky backgrounds for our haunted houses. We used chalk, pastels and twistables to colour in our houses, which we then cut out and stuck to […]

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4th Class

Ms Brett’s 4th Class have been learning about the GAA and the counties of Ireland for the last few weeks following Dublin’s historic All Ireland victory! They also designed their very own GAA crests and jerseys. Here is how they turned out. Mr Barrett’s 4th class showed off their artistic skills by adding some colour […]

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Junior Infants

Junior Infants have been working really hard this month on their Fine Motor Skills. This will mean that their fingers will be super strong for holding their pencils and doing beautiful colouring throughout the year. Well done Junior Infants

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Welcome Back

Welcome back to all our pupils and staff returning to St Mary’s National School this year. We hope you all had a great summer and are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year. All the teachers and staff have been busy planning and preparing for the new term. We would like to […]

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  Ms Coughlan, Ms Tighe & Mr Breen would like to thank all the boys and girls in the choir for all their hard work this year in both communion & confirmation and also in the St. Vincent de Paul Carol Service in December. We had a lovely choir day out in June and it […]

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Yellow Flag

  Our school was finally selected from a waiting list to participate in and work for a yellow flag for our school. The Yellow Flag Programme celebrates equality & diversity in schools and promotes and supports an environment for interculturalism. We have a lovely school that is welcoming to all. Our international day each year […]

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Blue Star

Our school took part in the Blue Star Programme again this year and we were awarded a new EU flag and certificate for our participation. We kept it small this year and Ms Brett’s 6th class completed the project. The programme aims to give everyone a better understanding and knowledge of the European Union and […]

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