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8 11, 2018

Cairdeas Coffee Morning

By |2018-11-08T10:06:57+00:00November 8th, 2018|School News|0 Comments

Last Sunday Cairdeas organised a very successful Coffee Morning in aid of  The Irish Cancer Society and €755 was raised on the morning.  We would like to thank all who made the cakes and those who supported the Coffee Morning and enjoyed the chat!!!

8 11, 2018

Shoebox Appeal A Great Success

By |2018-11-08T09:59:16+00:00November 8th, 2018|School News|0 Comments

We would like to thank all the children and parents for being so kind and generous in giving so many boxes for the Shoebox Appeal.

There was 113 boxes sent in and they have just left the school and on there way to children who will be so excited when they get them at Christmas!!!!! 

15 10, 2018

School Self-Evaluation

By |2018-10-15T09:19:50+00:00October 15th, 2018|School News|0 Comments

For our School Self-Evaluation we have decided to focus on Spelling.  Teachers will be focusing on specific spelling rules from the ‘single word spelling test’ and pupils will be given spelling lists appropriate to their level.

15 10, 2018

Focus on STEM & Irish Culture

By |2018-10-15T09:11:09+00:00October 15th, 2018|School News|0 Comments

This year we have decided to focus on STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Maths) at each class level.  We will continue with the Scratch Computer Programming. Mr. O’Brien’s class will be taking part in the VEX Robotics, Ms. Mangan/Ms. O’Brien’s class will be doing the Engineering in a Box Initiative in conjunction with the Tyndall Institute and kindly sponsored by Jacobs Engineering.  

We will also be focusing on promoting our Irish  culture.  Pupils will learn a number of Irish songs at each class level and perform them to parents during Seachtain na Gaeilge.