Welcome to our classroom!
Here is a copy of the school calendar for 2022/2023:
The booklists for 2022/2023 can be found here:
A huge thank you to the Army Band for visiting the school yesterday and performing for the children.
What a special performance it was!!
The school fete is back! It will take place on Sunday September 24th.
Looking forward to a fun filled community day. More details to follow.
The Parents Association are holding a non-uniform day on Wednesday March 29th.
Donation of €2 per child.
School will be closed to pupils on Friday April 21st to facilitate staff training for the Primary Language Curriculum.
Every school is given two half days for this training and we decided to combine the two half days into one full day to limit the disruption for all.
A huge thank you to everyone who supported our Daffodil Day fundraiser today.
A total of €157 was raised. This money will go directly to The Irish Cancer Society.
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The School Day:
8.50: Drop Off
2.30: Home Time
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:
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Maths Tips: Division
Kids Website Directories
Links to the best of the children’s web sites and all of the sites have been checked and approved for kids.
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.
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 is a fun game for kids of all ages to practice basic math.
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
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http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/ – a variety of Maths games and English games
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.
Providing lots of information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels.
Providing a range of resources, worksheets, and project information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum broken down by class levels.
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!
A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.
A site devoted to the history of the Vikings in Ireland
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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