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. Use the menu above to find our more information about our school and our school community.

 

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New School Year

Just a reminder to all parents that the new school year 2015/2016 begins on Monday 31st August 2015 at 8:50am. Junior infants will finish at 12 noon for the first two weeks. Senior infants will finish at 1:30 and all the rest will finish as 2:30 as normal.

Looking forward to the start of another great school year!

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School Sports Day and Official Opening of Playground

Some lovely pictures of our Sports Day and the Louth Rose officially opening our great new playground.

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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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