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5th & 6th Class

Welcome to Ms. Lorraine O’Loughlin's 5th & 6th 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!

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

School Tour 2022

This year we went to “The Crystal Maze” for our school tour. It was such a fun day out and we were blessed with the weather. Here are some pictures from the day.

Graduation 2022

Congratulations to our 6th class children who graduated today.

We all wish you the very best in the years ahead.

Many thanks to everyone who helped out with today’s ceremony. It is very much appreciated.

Student Corner

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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.

Useful Class Links

Useful Websites:

www.arcademicskillbuilders.com

A variety of Maths games and English games.

www.storybird.com 

A website where children can publish and illustrate their own stories.

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.

Reading Corner

Faraway Home- Marilyn Taylor

Holes – Louis Sachar

Goodnight Mr Tom – Michele Magorian

Wonder – R. J. Palacio

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne

Under the Hawthorn Tree – Marita Conlon McKenna

War Horse – Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo

Emlyn’s Moon – Jenny Nimmo

Children on the Oregon Trail – A Rutgers Van Der Loeff

The Custodian – D. A. O’ Connor

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