3rd & 4th Class

Welcome to Ms. Mary Clayton's 3rd & 4th class

Welcome to our classroom!

Here is a copy of the school calendar for 2022/2023:

School Calendar 2022/2023

The booklists for 2022/2023 can be found here:

Booklists 2022-2023

Our Classroom News!

Welcome Back!!

Welcome back to all our students as we begin Term 2. We have a busy term ahead!

The 6th class children will celebrate their Confirmation on March 1st

We will be closed on Monday February 6th for the Bank Holiday and on Thursday February 16th & Friday February 17th for the Mid-Term Break.

Please note that Wednesday February 15th is a normal school day with home times unchanged.

Date for your Diary!!

Training Day: The school will be closed to pupils on Friday April 21st to facilitate training in the Primary Language Curriculum (PLC). This is a whole day closure.

Christmas Wishes

On behalf of the BOM and all our school staff I would like to wish everyone in our school community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I would like to thank everyone for their support and cooperation during the year. In particular I would like to say well done to our pupils and our school staff who have worked very hard throughout the year. I would also like to thank our parents who have supported the school every step of the way.

Enjoy the Christmas Holidays everyone!!

Nollag Shona agus athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir.

School Re-Opening 2022

Looking forward to seeing all our students on Tuesday August 30th at 8.50 am.

Some gentle reminders as we return to school:

  • Our school day is 8.50 am – 2.30 pm. Infant home time is 1.30 pm. Our breaks are 10.40 – 11.00 and 12.30 – 12.50.
  • The children in Junior Infants will go home at 12 noon until Friday September 9th. From Monday September 12th, they will go home at 1.30 pm.
  • Parents are reminded to drop and go in the morning time.
  • The school opens for children at 8.50 am. Official teaching time begins at 9.05 am. Please ensure your child is on time for school. It is important to establish good routines from Day 1!!
  • Please ensure that your child has their books and copies with them on Day 1 (as per booklists issued). All items should be clearly labelled.

Please follow this link to complete school payments for art, craft, photocopying and insurance fees:

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

Please click on the link below for a copy of our school calendar:

School Holidays!

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a lovely summer break. As always, thank you very much for your support this school year. It is very much appreciated.

A special word of thanks to our wonderful staff here in Mount Hanover. It is an absolute pleasure to work with such a dedicated group of people who always go above and beyond for the children.

Enjoy the summer holidays everyone!!!

School Mural

Just in time- we finally finished our school mural! Thank you so much to the painters- Megan, Aran, Lucy, May and Frieda. It will look wonderful on the GP room wall. Happy Summer Holidays everyone.

Ms. McGinty

Student Corner

Upcoming Class Events

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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

Reading Corner

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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.

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