It has lots of fun facts and characters based on Co. Louth, follow the link below,
Cooking and baking can be a fun learning activity to do at home with the whole family.
Here are some simple, easy to follow recipes you could try out at home, keep checking back and we will add to the recipe ideas!
If you try out some of the recipes, why not take a picture of the end product and share with your teacher on Seesaw!
Many parents will have now received a text and email providing them with their child’s login details for Seesaw.
Seesaw is a website that we will be using to provide our pupils with school work and to interact with families during school closures.
The codes teachers’ have sent you are very important – they are like a password so keep them very safe and don’t share with anyone else!
Your child’s teacher will also have given you their school email address so you can contact them if you have any questions about the school work that has been set by them.
Here are the instructions for setting up Seesaw:
Please sign in with your Home Learning code following the steps below:
1. Go to https://web.seesaw.me on a computer or install the Seesaw Class iOS or Android app.
2. Tap “I’m a Student”.
3. Scan or type in your Home Learning code.
4. Post to your journal, respond to activities, and view class announcements.
5. Remember, this code is like a password. Keep it safe!
Please see link below to a letter from our principal updating parents about our preschool service for September 2020. Please pass the message on to other parents who also may have children enrolled in the preschool.
Our school office is currently closed due to COVID-19 however we can be contacted on email@example.com
“Every day is a school day”
When we think about learning, we often think about our school books and writing in our copies.
But we now have the chance to get back to basics and there are endless opportunities for learning in the home, for example,
Here is a link to lots and lots of different ideas for learning at home – Never underestimate the life skills children can learn from you!
Exciting News…Collins have made their Big Cats eBooks and worksheets free for parents to use during school closures!
The Big Cats programme is our daily reading programme for our pupils and you may see that your child’s teacher has included it in the work they send out to you.
If you follow the link below it will lead you to the website,
Here you will see instructions and login details.
Here are some fun, simple Easter activities that our pupils will enjoy!
Normally our teachers would get to do some of these with their classes in the lead up to the Easter holidays, but maybe this year you can try them out at home with your family!
Follow the links:
Keeping children active and allowing them to be creative is just as important as other subjects.
Here are some links to websites that I am sure our pupils will get great fun and enjoyment from,
Search PE with Joe Wicks on Youtube for fun workout videos
Here are some useful websites for Maths activities,
https://global.cbeebies.com/ – Numberblocks
www.cjfallon.ie – allowing free access for pupils and parents, this is where you will find our Maths books.
http://www.haveyougotmathseyes.com/ – Fun, real life Maths activities.
Remember how useful everyday tasks can be in helping children with their Maths, telling the time, counting money when planning shopping, weighing food for cooking and baking, etc.
There are lots of opportunities to practice Maths in everyday tasks around the home!
We understand this is a difficult time for families and it can be tricky to keep children busy and occupied all day!
We are aware that parents want their children to continue learning in some way so we have put together a list of websites that you may find useful to help your child with reading, phonics, writing and oral language.
Normally a fee paying website but sign up has been made free for parents during school closures due to COVID-19. It has endless worksheets, games, activities, art ideas, etc. that cover ALL subjects.
https://www.seussville.com/ – games and stories by Dr. Seuss – a favourite with children!
https://www.folensonline.ie/ – parents can now sign up for free, a lot of our books we use in school are on this website.
https://www.funbrain.com/ – Maths and reading skills
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html – lots of fun activities for kids.
www.worldofdavidwalliams.com – David Walliams is very popular with our pupils, check out his website, he is releasing an audio story every day for 30 days!
Most of the Jolly Phonics songs can be found online and on Youtube – another great way to practice phonics with your child.
Always remember the value of just reading a story with your child and take the time to ask him/her questions about the story, discuss the characters, where the story took place, etc.
We hope we will get to see you all very soon!
Keep checking back here for new activities and websites to help your learning!
We hope all our pupils and their families are keeping well during this difficult time.
Follow the links below to find some stories and posters to help answer childrens’ questions about the virus.
We hope this information will help our pupils and families!
On Thursday, 18th October 2018, we held our annual Attendance Awards Prize-giving in our school hall. Parents and friends were invited to see some of our pupils receive certificates and trophies for excellent attendance in school last year.
We are very proud of all the pupils who received certificates.