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Intercultural Week 2018


Intercultural Activities

Week Beginning Monday 21st May

Class Activities: Junior Infants – Second

The children in all classes will be learning about people from different countries and cultures. This will include stories, art, music, dance, traditions, games, celebrations, foods and languages, Geography of the country and some History.

Classes will also visit their neighbouring class during the week to see what they have learned.

Monday 21st May Class Concerts: The children will be performing a poem/song/dance for the other children at their class level.

Junior and Senior Infants: Junior Hall at 10am

1st & 2nd classes: Senior Hall at 11am

Tuesday 22nd May:

Parental visits (1st /2nd class only) Parents visit a class and relate to the children simple elements of their country and culture, (wearing traditional clothes, telling a story, counting to 10 in another language, demonstrating a skill, song or dance), and of course answering questions from the children.

Tuesday 22nd May: Visit from Lorna Gold

(Trócaire) to all Second Classes to speak about the challenges of climate change in developing countries.

Wednesday 23rd May: International coffee morning. [11.15-12.15] All parents welcome. Bring something small (sweet or savoury) to represent your country ,or come along for a cuppa and a chat with other parents.

Thursday 24th - Dress –up Day.

All children, parents and staff are invited to dress up in their national dress/traditional costume of their own country/another country, or in their team/county colours.

30 2018
Back to School
29 2018
Mid-Term Break
21 2018
Christmas Holidays begin today at 12.00
22 2018
Christmas Holidays
School closes on Friday 29th June for our summer break. Junior & Senior Infants to be collected at 11.50am. 1st & 2nd classes at 12 noon. We wish all families a happy and safe holiday! SCHOOL RE- OPENS ON THURSDAY 30th AUGUST.
We currently have 12 sets of twins in our school and captured it today. We made history in St.Thomas' J.N.S!
The annual Seamus Morris Football Blitz took place on Tuesday the 26th of June. The children had a great afternoon playing football. Carlow defeated Wexford in the final. Well done to all the boys and girls involved.
Ms.Barnes' 2nd Class were very busy today reading stories to the Junior Infant children from Ms. Murray's class.

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