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Last orders Tuesday 22nd

​Last chance to order. Check out this amazing poster designed by 5th Class Student Council Pupil Alice 👏👏Amazing 🤩
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Blasting off in 4th Class

​4th Class took on the Salesian Rocket STEM Challenge this week and had great fun blasting their rockets in the yard today. Nasa may even have reported some sightings 🌙🌌🚀 Check out their cool creations in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.......🚀🚀
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1st Class Astronomers ‍‍

1st Class are having great fun learning all about Space and the planets. Ms. Glennon's class showed their astronaut pictures at Cruinniu today and recited a brilliant poem about the planets. They are really looking forward to a visit from the Planeta...
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2nd Class Scientists!

​Ms. Hogan's 2nd Class have had a busy Science We ek. They had a visit from Wildlife expert Albert Nolan who taught them all about Bats!  Check out some super photos of their Rocket STEM Challenge and fun with construction and BeeBots in our Sci...
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6th Class Science Week fun.

This week 6th class enjoyed science week, learning about materials in their different states. Our trip to Westfields was a highlight of our week also. We followed our trip by group projects on all our local trees.
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Scientist Ciara visits Junior Infants

 'Junior infants were super excited to meet a real scientist. We helped scientist Ciara with two exciting experiments and might have made a mess along the way. Lots of us are now hoping to be scientists when we grow up. What a great start to our...
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3rd Class visit the Hunt Museum for Science Week.

Third class visited the Hunt museum for a ‘Made of Earth’ workshop. There they learned about the story of clay and ceramics and how they impacted civilisation & developed over time. They got to feel, mould & create with clay & they produc...
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Last Orders for Treat Bags.

Last orders are being taken now for The Late Late Toy Show Treat Bags. Bags are selling for €3 each or 2 for €5. Final closing date for orders is Tuesday 22nd. We appreciate all support, all money raised will go towards our Sports Equipment Trolleys ...
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Science Week fun in Senior Infants

​5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Blastoff!!! Ms Cahillane and Ms. O' Connaill's Senior Infants had a blast making rockets as a STEM Challenge. They had great fun testing out these rockets on the yard. Reports have it that one may have even landed on the moon 🚀🌙 Check ...
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Animal Magic Visit for Science Week

​More Science Week celebrations and fun today when Senior Infants had a visit from Rosie and Dennis if Animal Magic. Great excitement was had as we met Lola the Meerkat, Tiny Tim the Tortoise, Poppy the Chinchilla, Casper the Barn Owl and Coral ...
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Science Week Trip to Westfields

We are having a great start to Science Week in the Salesians. So many wonderful experiments and STEM activities are happening in all the classrooms! Yesterday, 3rd to 6th class had a visit from Wildlife expert Albert Nolan. Albert took the classes do...
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Science Week in 5th Class

Ms. O' Reilly's 5th class have been super busy during Science Week. Check out their STEM challenge, creating strong structures using just marshmallows and toothpicks! They discovered that triangles are a very strong shape to use when building and of ...
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6th Class CPR Training

6th class had a wonderful opportunity this week to learn the life skill of CPR. We were delighted to welcome a member of the Ennis Road Community First Responders (CFR) team, to our school, who facilitated the training. Each&...
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6th Class Halloween fun

​There was a palpable air of excitement today as lots of our girls and boys dressed up for Halloween. 6th class were very creative with their costumes and enjoyed Halloween games, disco and art throughout the day. Happy Halloween everyone.
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Student Council 2022/2023

There was great excitement in  school last week when we had our elections for our 2nd Student Council. Candidates were very busy making posters and preparing speeches to present to their classes. We were all blown away by the amazing ideas ...
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Salesian Primary School October Newsletter 2022

​Welcome to the  October edition of our school newsletter. We have had a very busy first term here in Salesian Primary School. Take a look at all that has been happening below:  A Message from the Principal  Óiche Shamhna son...
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Trip to Westfields

The first classes had an amazing time on a nature walk to Westfields. They identified different trees along the way and spotted some berries and pinecones. There was also great excitement when a family of swans popped up to say hello!
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Salesian Primary School August Newsletter 2022

New School Year 2022-2023 We look forward to welcoming the pupils back when school reopens for all pupils on Tuesday 30th of August 2022. Gates will open at 8:40 am. School commences at 8:50 am as normal opening* Senior Infants will finish at 1:30 pm...
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6th Class 2022

Congratulations to all our 6th class pupils who graduated last evening. They did themselves proud! Their graduation ceremony was a very special demonstration of their many, many gifts and talents including music, poetry, song, dance and gymnastics. W...
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End of year celebrations

The Student Council had a great time at their end of year celebration party in the staffroom today. We enjoyed some yummy pizza and treats. Great chats were had about our busy year and we can't wait to see what...
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