4th Class

Welcome to Ms. Kate Leddy's 4th Class

Welcome to our classroom!

Here is a copy of the school calendar for 2023/2024:

School Calendar 2023/2024

Classroom Gallery

Our Classroom News!

Standardised Testing Dates 2024

Standardised testing for the children in 1st – 6th Class will take place on the following dates.

If at all possible, please avoid booking holidays for these dates.
o Spelling: February 27th & 28th
o Reading: May 8th & 9th
o Maths: May 28th & 29th

Back to School!!!

Looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school tomorrow!

Staff List 2023/2024:

Junior Infants: Ms Mary Clayton

Senior Infants: Ms Brigid O Donnell

1st/2nd: Ms Lisa Maher

3rd/4th: Mr Padraig McGroggan

5th/6th: Ms Lorraine O’Loughlin

SET: Ms Laura McGinty

SNA: Mrs Mary Kennedy

Secretary: Mrs Jennifer Donoghue

Art and Craft material, photocopying and stationery:                                   €40

Personal Pupil Insurance (24hr cover) **Optional**                                    €9

Payment can be made online through the following portal:

https://www.aladdin.ie/p/6180051006521344

Please ensure payment is made on or before Friday September 22nd 2023

See you all at 8.50am tomorrow!!

JEP Showcase Day 2023

Please join us for our ‘Showcase Day’ for ‘Cara Buidéal’ at 10 am in the GP Room on Friday March 24th.

The bottles and jars will be available to buy after the presentation.

Student Corner

Notes & Reminders

The School Day:

8.50: Drop Off

2.30: Home Time

General Notes:

Tracksuit to be worn on PE day only

Healthy Eating Policy:

At Scoil Cholmcille, we have a healthy eating policy. The children are encouraged to eat fruit and veg. Sweets, chocolate, biscuits and crisps are not allowed in school.

As Scoil Cholmcille is a NUT FREE SCHOOL, we would ask that parents do not give their children nut products for lunch.

Tips for Parents:

Helping_your_child_in_3rd & 4th

Maths Tips: Division

helping-your-child-with-division.pdf

Helping your Child at Home with Maths

Useful Class Links

Kids Website Directories
www.kidsites.com 

Links to the best of the children’s web sites and all of the sites have been checked and approved for kids.

www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/ 

The Internet Public Library Youth Division has seemingly endless sites of a more educational nature.

Helpful Free Apps

Little Writer–The Tracing App for Kids

Free app for tracing letters and learning all the sounds and letter formation of the alphabet.

Eggs on Legs

App where kids have to solve the maths problems to crack open the quirky eggs on legs.

Star Walk – 5 Stars Astronomy Guide

An App where you can point your iPad or iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.

PopMath Basic Math

PopMath is a fun game for kids of all ages to practice basic math.

Yahooligans!

Yahooligans is a browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids. Each site has been carefully checked by an experienced educator to ensure the content and links are appropriate for young people. The site is primarily aimed at primary age readers

Class Booklist

Reading Corner

Nothing Found, Stay Tuned Though!

Extra Information

Useful Websites:

http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/ – a variety of Maths games and English games

Helpmykidlearn.ie

Launched Sept 2012. Includes audio and video content to support parents with literacy difficulties and links to others websites providing more detailed information on specific topics. The site is designed for parents, grandparents and carers of children aged 0 – 12 years and is searchable according to the child’s age.

AskaboutIreland.ie 

Providing lots of information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels.

Scoilnet.com

Providing a range of resources, worksheets, and project information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum broken down by class levels.

PrimaryScience.ie

Discover Primary Science is a flagship project run by the Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) awareness programme. The programme aims to show children how important and fun science can be!

Focal.ie

A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.

Vikings Network Ireland

A site devoted to the history of the Vikings in Ireland

Webwise.ie

Webwise.ie educates on safer usage of the Internet. Aimed at students, teachers and parents it also promotes the positive aspects of using the Internet and informs on how to deal with the risks.