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Literacy Lift Off

Mrs Kinch’s Senior Infants have just finished nine weeks of Literacy Lift- Off. The children have had the opportunity to work in small groups where they developed their phonics and writing skills. At the reading stations they read two books every day and loved bringing the books home to read for their parents. They would […]

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Recycling Projects

Senior Infants have been taking recycling very seriously of late. They worked with their parents to make some fantastic constructions with recyclable materials. They took inspiration from their reading scheme Big Box Adventures. Well done boys and girls…we are very impressed!

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Read, Read, Read!

Senior Infants have been discovering the joy of books. Visits to the school library are a highlight of the week and the children love nothing more than a good story. They have also discovered that it is fun to share a good story with friends. We are so lucky to have such a well stocked […]

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Planting Bulbs

‘If winter comes, can spring be far behind?’ The children in Mrs Dower’s class are already preparing for spring. They have been very busy planting bulbs and they are eagerly awaiting the first sign of spring shoots!!

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Scoil Oilibhéir’s Pumpkin Patch

The junior infants in Room 18 have been showing a huge interest in the pumpkins that were growing in our school since September so they were thrilled when Mrs Quinlan allowed us to pick one for our classroom! We spent time today exploring the pumpkins appearance, weight, shape, smell and even got to feel the […]

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Apple Picking Time !

Autumn is here… the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ has come to Scoil Oilibhéir. Our Senior Infants have been busy in the garden picking a bumper crop of apples.

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Grassheads in the Polytunnel

Ms. Lomasney’s Junior Infants have been very busy in the polytunnel. They were delighted to see that their ‘grassheads’ have grown fine heads of hair – in fact they may need a trim before the children take them home!!

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Fairy Doors

Ms Lomasney’s class have been busy painting fairy doors and they have created some excitement in the infant corridor! They sprinkled a little glitter to “attract” the fairies to take up residence and it looks like Mrs Harnedy will soon have some tiny new neighbours!!

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Fun in the Garden

The children of the junior classes just love putting their wellies on and going out to play in the garden….. a little drop of rain does not deter them from enjoying playtime!

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Aistear in Scoil Oilibhéir

Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework for children from birth to six years, celebrates early childhood as a time of being, and of enjoying and learning from experiences as they unfold. This early learning also lays important foundations for later learning. Because early childhood marks the beginning of children’s lifelong learning journeys, this framework is […]

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