Author Archive | Áine O'Mahony

School Uniform 2020/2021

Junior and Senior Infants: Scoil Oilibhéir tracksuit & yellow crested polo shirt.   All other pupils Rang 1- Rang 6 Scoil Oilibhéir tracksuit & yellow crested polo shirt for PE. Boys: SO crested navy jumper, blue shirt, SO tie, grey pants, dark socks and shoes. Girls: SO navy crested jumper, blue shirt, SO tie , […]

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Celebrating Diversity

The 3 R’s of Respect, Responsibility and Reaction are the foundation stones in terms of how we treat each other in Scoil Oilibhéir and the wider world. The most important of these is Respect. Below are some examples of books that highlight and celebrate different races, ethnicities, cultures and backgrounds. EPIC, a website we are […]

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CHESS DURING LOCKDOWN

Many of our students in Scoil Oilibhéir had just started learning the beautiful game of chess before our schools closed. Players had learned basic movies, “Castling” and the “Kiss of Death”. Here are some videos to refresh your mind of these moves. Chess for Beginners – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlTEQZ5Sy4E Kiss of Death – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIY_cuuVIWo Castling – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptPS5q_JvD0 […]

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Seesaw Reminder

Our teachers are back assigning work on the online platform Seesaw this morning. Parents are reminded to log in and check Seesaw every morning to see what activities are to be completed. Please use the Home Learning Codes that were emailed to you to log in as you did before the Easter Holidays.

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RTÉ’s Home School Hub

RTÉ has launched it’s own ‘Single Point of Contact’ for all the educational content produced by RTÉ and RTÉ Learn. From Monday onwards, RTÉ’s Home School Hub will broadcast from 11am to noon on RTÉ 2, RTÉ Learn and RTÉ player. The live teaching show in conjunction with the Department of Education will air from […]

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Short Story Competition

Irish novelist, John Boyne is holding a short story writing competition for children aged 6-18 years old. Details can be found below.   Parents are reminded to check out the memo below which contains advice, suggestions and activities for the ongoing school closure. Ideas for parents during closure We hope everyone is keeping safe and […]

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School Closure TWINKL Resources

Twinkl.ie is a very useful website with different curriculum resources for all classes. As a result of the school closures, Twinkl are allowing teachers and parents one month free membership. With this membership, parents can access powerpoints and stories aswell as fun and interesting activities and resources. To avail of this offer, sign up via […]

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