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Drop Everything and Read

Every day straight after break the children of 1st Class – Mrs Gleeson & Ms Daly – spend almost 15 minutes on personal reading. They have been working hard on building up their Reading Stamina Muscles since September! Most days you won’t hear a sound as you pass by Room 24 during Drop Everything And Read time. […]

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Share a Story

Scoil Oilibhéir are delighted to announce our exciting and important SHARE A STORY campaign to get everyone sharing stories from breakfast to bedtime. Reading with your child now will have long-lasting benefits for their future and, because we know how busy you are, the great news is that reading together for JUST 10 MINUTES a […]

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World Book Day

World Book Day took place on Thursday 7th March and the boys and girls in Scoil Oilibhéir were very lucky to take home some World Book Day tokens.   These tokens are worth €1.50 towards a new book or can be exchanged for a special free World Book Day book (a list of these can […]

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New Books in 6th class

Mrs Traynor’s 6th class were the lucky recipients of a set of new novels very generously donated by St. Aidan’s Community School. The highly acclaimed books, The Breadwinner, were presented to the children by First Year children and past pupils of Scoil Oilibhéir. All pupils in 6th class are very grateful and we look forward to reading the book and sharing our reviews […]

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Literacy Lift Off

Literacy Lift Off is an intervention that gives children lots of opportunities to read books at their own level of competency and gradually lift the complexity of what they can do in both reading and writing. Mrs Kinch’s Senior Infants have just finished eight weeks of Literacy Lift Off during which they have enjoyed reading, […]

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