Pirates in aistear

Pirates in aistear

Junior infants were welcomed by senior infants for aistear this week.   Areas included the pirate ship, small world out at sea and construction was based on building ships out at sea.  They had great fun playing pirates with each other.

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Paired Reading

Paired Reading

We have recently set up a paired reading system in Nun's Cross. Each week children from the older classes will meet with their reading buddy from a younger class and both children will have the opportunity to read with their buddy. The children from 5th and 6th paired...

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Running Club

Running Club

Did you know that Nun's Cross have a running club? Ms Heaphy and Mrs Pearse are dedicating their Wednesday lunch time to showing the children a range of skills in running. We hope to enter the children in all sorts of running and athletic events over the coming year....

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Active Week Diary

Active Week Diary

We are starting every day with a ten minute wake and shake which is being led by some members of the Active Committee. They are leading the whole school in two energetic dance routines each morning and, especially with the sunshine on our side, it is a fantastic way...

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Active week 2019

Active week 2019

Hoping the weather for next week will be as good as promised to make our active week 2019 even more enjoyable. Our timetable for active week 2019 is available on the link below: active week timetable

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Under the sea in Junior Infants

Under the sea in Junior Infants

This week in Junior infants we were working on the 'under the sea' theme. We have been so busy. During aistear, our big project has been building a submarine.  It has taken lots of team work and patience all week and there are still lots of finishing touches to add to...

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Ashford Fair 2019

Ashford Fair 2019

Today at the Ashford fair the 'Nuns Cross Carnival' was a hive of activity.  A variety of fun games and activities welcomed young and old to our tent.  Take a look inside: Our school must say a huge thank you to Mrs Gannon who put so much preparation into making our...

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Microsoft Dreamspace Trip

Microsoft Dreamspace Trip

5th and 6th class had a very exciting trip to the Microsoft offices today and got to take part in the Dreamspace programme. Read all about their day! We were greeted like royalty when we arrived with our name on the huge screen in the entrance hall. We got a tour of...

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Cá bhfuil….?

Cá bhfuil….?

5th and 6th class took their Irish lesson outside today to learn the compass points as Gaeilge.   We each drew a compass in the yard with chalk and played a variety of games involving running, skipping, hopping etc to the different compass points!

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Get your copy of Nun’s Cross Tales

Get your copy of Nun’s Cross Tales

Nun's Cross Tales is a book of short stories, poems and musings by the children of Nun's Cross National School.  We are so proud of the work the children have done.  The books are flying off the shelves in the office and our wonderful PTA have already had to...

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Yard painting teaser

Yard painting teaser

Take a look at the transformation our yard is currently undergoing!  This wonderful burst of colour on our yard is thanks to the money we raised in our Race to Galway during active week last year.  We would like to say a huge well done to the children and also to...

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!!! Important Green Schools Announcement !!!

!!! Important Green Schools Announcement !!!

Today we received a letter in the post telling us that we have been successful in getting our Green Schools Biodiversity flag.  This is the 5th Green flag and only a small handful of schools are committed enough to achieve such a feat.  This is very exciting news and...

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