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St. Oliver’s N.S. News

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | August 30, 2012 Comments Off on St. Oliver’s N.S. News |

Everyone in St. Oliver’s N.S. has lots of fun as we learn in school.

Below you’ll find our blog with lots of pictures and news of what we have all been up to throughout the school year.

 

       

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School Calendar 2015-2016

Posted by: St Oliver's N.S. | June 29, 2015 Comments Off on School Calendar 2015-2016 |

Click on the following link to print out a copy of the school calendar:

Final Calendar 2015-2016 for Parents

 

Starting Back All pupils back to school

Mon 31st August 2015

Term 1 5 Day Mid Term October 2015

26th Oct – 30th Oct 2015

Christmas Holidays Finish Half Day 22nd Dec 2015

Start Back Wed 6th Jan 2016

Term 2 2 Day Mid Term Feb 2016

Off  School Thurs 18th + Fri 19th Feb 2016

Easter Holidays  Finish Half Day Wed 16th March 2016Start back Mon 4th April 2016
Term 3 Week off in May with Bank Holiday

Off School  Mon 2nd May – Fri 6th May 2016

Extended June Bank Holiday Off School Fri 3rd June +

Bank Holiday Mon 6th June 2016

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JI and SI School Tour

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 25, 2015 Comments Off on JI and SI School Tour |

The Junior Infants and Senior Infants had a wonderful time on the Teddybear’s picnic. Have a look at our photographs.

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A Visit from Our Local Seatbelt Sheriff

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 21, 2015 Comments Off on A Visit from Our Local Seatbelt Sheriff |

The children had a visit from the local Seatbelt Sheriff and learned about the importance of wearing a seatbelt in the car. They were all given the task of becoming Seatbelt Sheriffs to remind people of the importance of wearing seatbelts when in your car.

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Dundalk FC Visit

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 21, 2015 Comments Off on Dundalk FC Visit |

The children really enjoyed the visit from Dundalk Football Club and got a chance to see all the trophies from a very successful season.

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May Assembly Awards

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on May Assembly Awards |

As the end of our school year approaches, some more of our excellent pupils received excellence awards.

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Nuts about Knitting

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Nuts about Knitting |

All the senior classes in our school have been very lucky to have learnt how to knit this year, thanks to the help of some of our parents and grandparents. Thank you Treasa in particular for all your help and patience! We really enjoyed it.

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Categorising our Soils

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Categorising our Soils |

We brought in soil samples from our homes and enjoyed following a flowchart to categorise the type of soil in our gardens at home.

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Playground Orienteering

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Playground Orienteering |

3rd and 4th enjoyed making maps of our new wonderful playground and completing orienteering activities in pairs around it. We then got to design obstacle courses around the playground on our maps and in reality. What a great way to get to explore our new playground!

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Lovely Lemonade

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Lovely Lemonade |

3rd and 4th class enjoyed making lovely fresh lemonade in class this month. We were learning about making solutions and made a water and sugar solution using heat. This was combined with the juice of 15 lemons and lots of ice to make a delicious and refreshing drink.

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Making Butter

Posted by: St. Oliver's N.S. | June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Making Butter |

3rd and 4th were surprised at how easy it was to make butter this month using cream. We all even got to spread it on fresh bread and eat it for an early lunch. Some of the class even made some butter at home for their parents!

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