Find a Buddy at the Buddy Bench

Great excitement surrounded the school on Monday when the outgoing Parents Association presented the school with two highly anticipated Buddy Benches.

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Pupils of Senior infants testing out the Buddy Benches 

The purpose of the Buddy Bench is to help children that find themselves with no one to play with during yard time to find a buddy. Any child in the school that finds themselves with no one to play to or no one to talk to, can go sit on the bench, letting other children know that they are looking for someone to play with or chat with.

The rule of the Buddy Bench is that you must play or chat to the first person that offers, in such a busy school with growing numbers it will offer pupils a great opportunity to make new friends.

One bench will be placed in the big yard, for the senior pupils and in the small yard for the junior pupils.