Today we invited Fr. John, Ms. Barry Murphy, Ms. Collins and Mr. Forde to our sensory room for its official opening. We wanted to express our sincere thanks to them for all the work they did to make this room possible. Fr. John organised Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool last Easter. As well as this, he […]
We are very excited to be opening our Sensory Room in Scoil Oilibhéir very soon. We have been able to do this for our pupils due to the generosity of Fr. John O’Donovan and the parish of The Blackpool, The Glen & Ballyvolane. You might remember Blackpool Does Strictly last March? Fr. John, on behalf […]
An Droichead went to Tír na Sí in Watergrasshill yesterday. We had great fun on the farm and in their play zones. The train ride around the farm and feeding the goats were the special highlights of the day and we finished it off with a delicious lunch in the Tír na Sí restaurant. A […]
On Tuesday February 5th some boys and girls in Scoil Oilibhéir celebrated Chinese New Year 2019- the year of the pig. In Room 4, Mrs Wong visited to tell the 1st class children all about the Chinese New year. The children were given red envelopes with coins in them and also taught how to use […]
The children of An Droichead 2 are always on the go….and this week they paid a visit to Grenagh Pet Farm. What a wonderful time they had, petting the animals, milking the cows, playing and having a picnic together…….a great day out!!
The junior classes had a great treat today when the Fire Engine came to visit. The engine parked in the churchyard and our junior children were shown round by the firemen. The children had the opportunity to hold the equipment, to sit in the truck and to use the hose….such excitement! We would like to […]
The Easter Bunny made an early appearance in Scoil Oilibhéir this week….. he is obviously a very busy bunny these days!! The Junior Infants got a wonderful surprise when they went out to find that the bunny had scattered eggs around the garden. What fun for the children as they searched for chocolate treasure…… and, […]
Every day is an exciting day here in Scoil Oilibhéir and the children of An Droichead have been making the most of the simple things in life – making sandwiches, giving a friend a ‘hair do’, planting some bulbs and enjoying a good book…all in a day’s work!!
Our children love the opportunity to bake…..and what could be nicer than some cupcakes for tea?!The children in Ms Vaughan’s class learned to plan, to measure, to mix, to bake, to cooperate and, best of all, to enjoy!!
The children of An Droichead love getting out and about. What could be nicer than a trip to the polytunnel or to the local library….maybe even a visit to the school playground? The children really enjoy going on adventures with their buddies!