Happy to Learn Together at St. Oliver’s N.S.

Principal: Mrs. Eileen Pike      Deputy Principal: Mrs. Jacqui McCusker

Class Teachers 2017/2018:
Junior Infants/Senior Infants: Ms. McPhillips
Senior Infants/1st Class: Mrs. Crossan
2nd Class: Mrs. Carvill
3rd Class: Mr. Finegan
4th/5th Class: Mrs. McCusker
5th/6th Class: Ms. Quigley
Special Education Teachers: Ms. Eileen and Mrs. Power

Contact Details:
St. Oliver’s N.S., Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 NW92
Phone: 042-9373405, E-mail: info@stoliversns.ie 

School Times:
Monday -Friday (8.50am- 2.30pm)
Please check calendar for school holiday periods.

Below you’ll find our blog with lots of pictures and news of what we have all been up to throughout the school year. Use the menu above to find out more information about our school and our school community.

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2nd Class Pancake Tuesday

On Monday 2nd class prepared the pancake mix for cooking pancakes on Pancake Tuesday. In class after lunch the children cooked and flipped their pancakes. A lot of skill and technique went into the success flipping of the pancakes. The children really enjoyed eating their pancakes and were excellent at clearing up after themselves.

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Stretch, Little Sunflower

2nd Class really enjoyed taking part in the Stretch, Little Sunflower programme. Sarah Gilbert is the facilitator for this confidence building course. The course consists of stories about all the different qualities that characters have within a classroom. The children realise that we are all different and all special and that it’s good to be me!!

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Pancake Tuesday Surprise

Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class had a very special treat today. Two wonderful chefs – Conor and Caoimhe arrived in our school to make pancakes for us all. They were delicious. We had a brilliant time! Thank you. 

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Health and Nutrition Talk at our Local Library

5th and 6th class pupils visited our local library in Carlingford. They attended a fantastic talk all about healthy eating and nutrition. It was very informative and enjoyable. There are lots of books at our local library all about healthy eating. 

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2nd Class Musical Instruments

2nd Class enjoyed learning about sound.

We designed and made our own musical instruments.

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Internet Safety Day in 4th and 5th Class

4th and 5th class created their own class rules to keep safe on the internet this week to celebrate Internet Safety Day.

These ten rules should ensure that they all make the best choices online and keep safe.

  • 1. Don’t add people you don’t know as friends online.
  • 2. Don’t talk to or send pictures to strangers online.
  • 3. Don’t share any personal information online. Keep your passwords private.
  • 4. Think before you send any pictures online. Would your Granny approve?
  • 5. Think before you post any comments online. Would your Granny approve?
  • 6. Golden Rule – Be Kind! Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  • 7. Think about your digital footprint – What type of digital person are you?
  • 8. Put your settings and profile to private.
  • 9. Don’t install apps or games without parental approval.
  • 10. Talk to an adult if you are worried or concerned about anything that happened online.

In groups they then coded stories using Scratch programming to create videos for these rules.  We are delighted with our videos, especially as all the coding and story lines were completed in only two hours!

What a creative bunch!

 

 

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Dinosaurs in JI and SI

We had an interesting month in JI and SI where we learned about Dinosaurs. We had a great time learning the facts about these creatures. We even used various resources to create our very own dinosaurs. Check out out our photos. 

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Exploring Winter in JI and SI

We had a lovely time learning about Winter in JI and SI. We learned about creatures that live in cold places and investigated with ice. We discussed the properties of ice and discovered what happened when ice was brought into a warmer temperature.

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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Monsters

4th and 5th class enjoyed the task of designing and making monsters utilising the principles of Hydraulics and Pneumatics that we learned earlier in the month.

 

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January Multiplication Champions

4th and 5th class pupils are very competitive and the speed of their multiplication tables recall is quite amazing! Here are some of the January Class Champions.

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