Friendship week

We held Friendship Week this week in school as part of our continuing efforts under SPHE to promote inclusion, friendship, kindness, anti-bullying and positive activities which promoted the above important values.

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First class made two new pupils for the class and decorated some beautiful frames to remember that we are friends forever.

 

Juniors, second class and Le Chéile buddied up for some reading and play.

2nd class met Katie Kindness and had lesson about friendship.

 

4th class made some keys to unlock friendship.

6th class became buddies with senior infants for some outdoor games.

 

Rang a 1 buddied up with rang a 3 and rang a 5 made friends with juniors.

 

 

Green school Flag launch

 

 

On Thursday 18th of June, the whole school community gathered to celebrate the raising of the schools fifth green flag.

 

Each class sang a song about  helping the earth and how to be a good global citizen.

 

 

Pupils dressed in green or wore superhero costumes!

Special guest, Cork hurler Niall O Leary, came to raise the flag with the pupils from the Green School Commitee.

To mark the day, 2nd class planted two apple trees next to the path of the entrance to the school.

Piñata fun in Rang 1

First class have have been learning all about Mexico in school this term.

One interesting fact that we learnt was that in Mexico at children’s parties, the children will have a piñata filled with treats and surprises.

Ms. Feeney got the class a piñata  as a treat for the class! So we could try it out for ourselves 🙂.

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We were so excited to get started !

 

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We all took a turn to hit the piñata.

 

The piñata after we were finished! There were so many yummy treats 😊

My Canine Companion

The students in Le Chéile were overjoyed to get a visit from service dogs from ‘My Canine Companion’ this week. The children interacted with the dogs by petting them, hugging them, chatting to them and taking them for walks around the room on a lead. The dogs responded excellently to all children and really brightened up their day.

We’d like to thank the volunteers from this fantastic organisation for bringing the dogs out to visit our class.

 

My Canine Companion provides highly trained and skilled service dogs to assist children and young adults living with disabilities, particularly Autism. They are committed to helping children and their families gain independence, companionship and safety through the provision of service dogs. They provide a customised and individualised service which meets needs of each individual client.

WEBSITE:   http://www.mycaninecompanion.ie/