Category Archives: The Arts

Amazing Actors

We have had so much fun in September building on our drama skills. The pupils have really enjoyed role play during drama classes and have demonstrated wonderful improvisational skills while in the hot seat!
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Senior Infants and Junior Infants off to a fun start.

The Senior Infants have been showing the new Junior Infants the ropes here in St. Oliver’s where we have had a fun filled September. There has been plenty of exploring and investigating as well as a huge amount of imaginative … Continue reading

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Signs of Autumn

Senior Infants and First Class were busy this week observing trees and looking for signs of Autumn. They took note of the different colours on leaves. They found conkers, acorns and pine cones. They picked a tree to observe throughout … Continue reading

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Our New School Logo, Motto and Core Values for Learning

We would like to introduce you to our
NEW SCHOOL LOGO

The Logo:
This was developed from our parent, pupil, teacher and BOM surveys carried out last year.
 
New School Motto:

 
 
Core Values:
Also from our surveys we developed some core values that our whole … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our Very Own Euro Champs!!

Junior athletes from Dundalk’s Irish Martial Arts Academy represented their club and country when they travelled to FYR Macedonia last week as part of Team Ireland at the 2017 WAKO Cadets and Junior European Kickboxing Championships.
Sarah Brookes (Carlingford) and Max … Continue reading

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Planes, Pools, and Picnics!

On Friday, 5th and 6th class travelled to Lisburn. Our first stop was the ‘Ulster Aviation Society’. The children had a fantastic time exploring different aircraft from World War 2. We then went to the Waterpark in Lisburn. The children … Continue reading

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Early Irish Music Workshop

All pupils in St. Oliver’s N.S. got the opportunity last week to take part in a wonderful interactive workshop on Early Musical Instruments from those made from bones by early man to instruments played by the vikings and early Irish … Continue reading

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St Oliver’s Parents’ Association Receive Award of Recognition

NPC Fred O’Connell Award

The Award ceremony took place at the NPC Education Conference 2017, today 10th of June 2017 in the National College of Ireland.
The NPC Fred O’Connell Award recognises innovative partnership work between parents and schools which supports children … Continue reading

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Rainforests

5th and 6th class got very creative this week. We have been learning all about Rainforests around the world. The class split up into groups and carried out their own research. They were then able to create a model of … Continue reading

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Art Club

Some examples of the art work created by the art club this term.
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