Salesian Primary School Newsletter June 2020

​ School Closures for 2020-2021 The following are the list of school closures for the School Year 2020-2021 ​ New School Year Begins: School Reopens: Monday 31st August  ​ October Mid Term ​ School Closed: Monday 26th - Friday 30th Oct...
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Doodle Families Review

 This year boys and girls from first class got the opportunity to take part in the doodle families programme. This is an amazing initiative which aims to help both the child and parent improve their literacy skills. Every week the child attends ...
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Junior Nurses and Doctors

​Looking back at our Junior Nurses and Doctors who were very busy during Aistear this year learning how to make appointments, check temperatures, write prescriptions for medicine and even put on plasters and bandages. 
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Salesian STEM Challenge: Tinfoil Tower.

​Your challenge this week is to design a free standing tower or structure using only tinfoil. There are many different ways to complete this challenge. Take a look at the poster for some ideas and get creative with your designs! We can't wait to see ...
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Fun Times in Fourth Class.

On Tuesday the 3rd of March Fourth Class visited the Science Hub in Kileely as part of Engineering Week. We learnt about the construction of the Ancient Pyramids of Egypt. We explored how the Ancient Egyptians lifted heavy loads to move materials wit...
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Poetry Competition Winners Presentation of Prizes

It was lovely to welcome some of our pupils into the school yard today so that we could present them with their prizes from the recent Poetry Competition.  The girls should feel so proud of their efforts and their achievement in winning in ...
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Spaghetti Structure Challenge

This week's challenge is to build a super strong spaghetti structure that will balance a small ball in top. See poster attached for details of your challenge 🙂 Happy building everyone!  Keep an eye on out FB page on Wednesday for photos of ...
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Wk beginning 8th June

Sending warm greetings to all of you. Work outlines are available on our website, as usual. We will continue to provide these for you until the end of term. We ask that you continue to ...
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Salesian Primary Poetry Competition 2020

We were absolutely delighted with the response to our annual Salesian Poetry competition especially as it was our first time running an online competition. Our adjudicator, Wanda Knopek, was extremely impressed with all the entries she read. She look...
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Ms. Ryan's Junior Infants

There have been lots of Busy Bees at home doing fantastic work over the past few weeks. I have been so impressed with the quality and quantity of work that has been sent in regularly. Many of them have also been busy learning how to cycle, diggi...
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Attention: 6th class Parents and pupils

​The following online course may prove helpful for some of you in navigating through the transition to Secondary School:
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Build a Bridge STEM Challenge

Your challenge this week is to design a bridge that is strong enough to hold some toy cars without it collapsing. Send your teacher photos of your design for inclusion in our blog next week 🌉
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Paper Plane STEM Challenge

​This week's challenge is to use a sheet of A4 paper to design a paper plane 🛩️ Investigate a variety of designs and see which one can travel the farthest. Remember to send a photo of your design to your class teacher to be included in our school blo...
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Senior Infants Virtual May Procession

 Senior Infants were busy making flowers in honor of Mary Help of Christians. If we had been in school today we would have all walked together holding our flowers in a May procession past the statue of Holy Mary and finally placing a crown of fl...
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More Lovely Sentiments for our Confirmation Girls.

Celebrate your very special day with your family and friends, your own unique and individual personalities, in your own special way... Fondly remembered with love and hugs from Mrs Cusack XX
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Greetings from 5th Class on Mary Help of Christians Feast Day

Mrs.Dooley Ryan and Ms.O'Donnell's 5th Class wish all the pupils, families, staff and friends of Salesian Primary School a very happy Mary Help of Christian's Feast day. Here are some beautiful flowers from our wonderful girls for Holy Mary today. Th...
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Mary Help of Christians

Mary Help of Christians Feast Day- 24th May 2020    On the 24th May each year we celebrate the feast day of " Mary Help of Christians". Mary Help of Christians is a special name given to Holy Mary for the help she gives always to Christians...
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More Special Wishes for our Confirmation Girls

Here is another special message which was sent to us for the 6th class girls on what was meant to be their Confirmation Day. Mrs Walsh was was so impressed with the send off the 6th class girls gave to her when saying farewell to her and wi...
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Special Wishes for our Confirmation Girls

Hello to all our Salesian families and friends. We hope you all continue to remain safe and well. This Saturday 23rd May was supposed to be our Confirmation Day in the Holy Rosary church. We were all looking forward to celebrating with our Salesian g...
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win €5,000 for our school library

  We would love to win €5,000 to spend on books for our school library when the children return to school. But we need your help. All you have to do is follow the link below to nominate Salesian Primary School. Scroll down to the bottom of the p...
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