Calling All J.K. Rowling Fans!

If you love J.K. Rowling and her books why not check out her new book ‘The Ickabog’ for free on https://www.theickabog.com/read-the-story/ The Ickabog will be published for free on this website, in instalments, over the next seven weeks, a chapter (or two, or three), at a time. J.K. Rowing is also running an illustration competition. […]

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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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Build Your Own Skyscraper Or Even A City #architecturefromhome!!!

British architecture studio Foster + Partners is publishing a series of architecture challenges, including building a paper skyscraper and creating a city, to keep children in coronaviruslockdown entertained. Called #architecturefromhome, the initiative was launched by Foster + Partners to help entertain and educate children who are currently stuck at home. Click on the link below to discover an exciting challenge today. https://www.designboom.com/architecture/foster-partners-architecture-from-home-challenges-children-04-28-2020/

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