Halloween in Second Class

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Great fun was had in Second class in the lead up to Halloween. The children designed and made Halloween masks and symmetrical pumpkin pictures for art. They performed two spooky songs at assembly; The wicked witch and The ghost of John. We also enjoyed learning about Halloween traditions from long ago and giving them a […]

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Book Publishing Project

Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes have been very busy since September compiling a book for publication. Every child in Fourth Class has written a selection of poems and then chosen their favourite one to type up for inclusion in the book. Fifth and Sixth Classes have used their imaginations to come up with interesting stories […]

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Happy Halloween

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Today being dress up day 3rd class performed a wonderful assembly on Halloween traditions and safety. We would like to wish everyone a happy, fun filled but safe Halloween! 

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U10 Football Team

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Well done to our U10 football team who did very well in Roinn B football competition lately.  

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Maths Week fun in Second class

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Second class had great fun for Maths Week. Some of the activities they were engaged in included; exploring positional language and full, half and quarter turns using Beebots, going on a maths trail around the school, creating 2D shape pictures using elastic bands and geoboards, using our mystery bag to play 20 questions based on […]

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Peace Proms Choir

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Ballyduff NS school choir will be participating in Peace Proms 2019 in WIT Arena in February.  Children from 3rd to 6th Class are working on the music and will be performing with Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland.  We are very excited to be part of such a wonderful event.

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World Mental Health Day

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This morning, the whole school kicked off World Mental Health Day together with 10 minutes of exercise. We used the 10@10 Operation Transformation video to guide us. The children were reminded to pass on a smile and share a compliment today.

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City Hall & Reginald’s Tower

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Fourth Class attended a Library Event called ‘Things That Go Bump In The Night’ today in City Hall. Two authors led a session where the children heard stories about local ghosts and helped them to create a ghastly character. Afterwards we went to Reginald’s Tower where the wonderful Sinéad brought us on a guided tour. […]

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Bóthar

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Second Class have been learning about the amazing work that Bóthar do in some of the worlds poorest countries. Bóthar send farm animals to families in need, which is a life changing gift for the recipients, many of whom do not have clean water or enough food. These animals will provide milk, food and an […]

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iZak 9 Returns!

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  We are very fortunate to have use of the iZak 9 Cubes again this year. We love developing our skills in collaborative learning and problem solving. The children from 3rd to 6th class will get to experience working with this fantastic resource over the coming weeks! Thank you to Mr.Carey for organising access to […]

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