Calendar and Book Lists 2020-2021

Calendar and Book Lists 2020-2021 As this school year comes to an end, we look forward to the beginning of the next school year, full of hope and optimism. Please find below the school calendar and book lists for 2020-2021. School Calendar 2020-2021 School Calendar 2020-2021 Book Lists Book List 3rd Class September 2020 Book List 4th Class September 2020 Book List 5th Class September 2020 Book List 6th Class…

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Activity Booklets and Resources

Rain Before Rainbows Rain Before Rainbows is a story about hope and optimism that can give comfort to children and families. It is written by Smriti Halls and illustrated by David Litchfield as a free eBook to raise awareness for Save the Children’s Save with Stories campaign which is helping children most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Please click here to read Rain Before Rainbows.   Active Play Games Booklet Active-Play-Games-A6-Booklet This is…

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Virtual School Tours

This year, many wonderful global and national zoos, museums and galleries are welcoming children into their buildings virtually in place of a traditional school tour. We hope your children enjoy getting an insight into these fascinating places! Zoos Dublin  Zoo : Check out the live webcams – Feeding times for the Elephants and Penguins @2.30 pm https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/ Elephants – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/elephants/ Penguins – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/penguins/ African Savanna – https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/african-savanna/ African Adventure – Virtual School Tour : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ii_n-oKaxE&feature=youtu.be Lots of…

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Online Safety Advice from Barnardos

Online Safety Advice from Barnardos Barnardos is developing a range of resources to support parents and guardians at a time when children may be online more than usual. As more resources are released in the coming weeks, they will be added to this page. Please see the links below for videos providing further information. How to help your children cope during Covid19 General Online Safety Tips For more resources on…

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Water Safety – PAWS

Primary Aquatics Water Safety Every child can learn water safety at home with this fantastic resource from Primary Aquatics Water Safety (PAWS). You will find videos, lesson plans and games on their website. Click here for more information.  

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Transition from Primary to Secondary School

Ireland AM As students face the transition from primary to secondary school, children and parents are preparing for the change. Clinical psychologist Joanna Fortune offers advice to parents and guardians in this interview which aired on Ireland AM on 27th May 2020. https://www.virginmediatelevision.ie/player/show/809/173181/0/Transition-from-Primary-to-Secondary

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UCD Festival at Home

UCD Festival @home The UCD Festival @home may have something that interests your family this weekend – everything from workshops to expert talks and from online tours to demonstrations. Ireland’s Global University’s annual festival may have had to move online this year, but all the inspiring, engaging, informative and fun activities of the regular festival remain. And you can experience it all from the comfort of your home. You can…

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STEM Challenges

STEM Challenges For those looking for something different, why not try some of these interesting engineering challenges? If you decide to try them, you are welcome to take a photo of your work and share it with your teacher. Engineering-Activities  

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