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Important Notice

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There will be no school for pupils on Wednesday 14th December as teachers are required by the Department of Education to attend training for the new Primary Language Curriculum.

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Junior Football Blitz

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Over the past semester Mr.Gurhy and Mr.Ryan ran a lunchtime Junior Gaelic Football League for the boys in 3rd and 4th class. There were six teams, each team playing each other once. After weeks of entertaining games, Kerry and Mayo faced off in the final.

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In what was a very close contest, Mayo edged out Kerry in a game where plenty of skills and hard work were on display. Mrs.McGarry presented the winners and runner ups with their medals, as well as some individual awards.

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Well done to all the boys who were involved!

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St Vincent de Paul Food Collection

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The annual St Vincent de Paul Food Collection will take place on Tuesday, 13th of December. 

Scoil Thomáis Annual Food Appeal is being organised by our Parents Association. Donations of all non-perishable food items will be accepted in the school on Tuesday 13th December. All donations of food will be given to the local St Vincent de Paul for distribution to needy families. Each year this appeal has been extremely well supported by our school community. 

We ask once again that our school pupils and their families give generously to help those in need. Thank you.

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Room 20 is Electric!

We hope you enjoy our video!

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First Aid Training

Pupils in 5th and 6th Class attended a workshop on basic first aid skills with Tony from Pulse Medical on Friday, the 2nd of December. The boys and girls learned how to use the school's defibrillator as well as how to administer CPR in an emergency situation.

Many thanks to Billy and Alfio from Room 18 for taking the photographs for the website!

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Waddling into Winter

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Room 1 have made beautiful penguins using their feet as a template for the penguins' bodies!

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Science Fair

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On Friday 18th November, two classes from Scoil Thomáis participated in the Intel Mini-Scientist Exhibition which took place in the school hall. Ms O'Leary’s and Mr Doherty's 5th Classes worked extremely hard both at home and in school over the past few weeks preparing for the event. All the boys and girls as well as their teachers were very proud of their final projects and displays. Stay tuned for a full report in the coming days.

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Science Week in Room 15

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Science Week in Room 6

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Room 6 had lots of fun doing experiments during science week. They made a rainbow from some warm water and skittles, they turned white flowers different colours by putting food dye in the water and they used yeast, sugar and warm water to blow up balloons.

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Science Week in Rooms 7 & 8

For Science Week, Room 7 and 8 enjoyed conducting some simple experiments in the classroom. The children made lava lamps aswell as blowing up balloons using vinegar and bread soda. Lots of fun was had!!!

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Science Week in 6th Class

6th Class really enjoyed their Science Week Lego workshop!

 

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Updated Enrolment Policy

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We have recently updated our school enrolment policy. You can view the policy in our school policies section in the 'About Us' menu or you can read it by clicking here

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Science Week

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SCIENCE WEEK 2016 runs from the 13th to the 20th of November and lots of classes are very busy getting hands on experience with science based activities.

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1st class were involved in a LEGO Challenge Workshop in the school, organised by Ms Egan and Engineers Ireland. The pupils enjoyed building with LEGO® models using scientific skills. 6th Class with enjoy more LEGO Challenges on Thursday! 

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