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Budding Artists in Balrothery

Children were asked to draw a picture of what Balbriggan means to them. They drew a variety of pictures from buildings they like to drawings of the beach. These children received prizes from Balbriggan Enterprise . Well done.

art competition

Marathon runners 2015

Mr Callaghan inspired the children in 6th class to run the last mile of the Dublin marathon. It was a wonderful experience. The children were coached by Mr Callaghan and Fingal Sports Council. Their fitness level certainly improved.

Mr Callaghan ran the 26 miles of the marathon then ran back to meet us and then ran a further mile with the children. That's dedication!

marathon 2015

Report Writing 2015

Report writing :

Each class teacher has been teaching the children how to write a report. Areport must answer the following questions:

Who, what, where, when and why. A report uses descriptive language and is factual. Here are some samples. The children will read their report at the next assembly.

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Halloween 2015

As usual the children in Balrothery and their parents!! showed off their creative side on Friday the 23rd of October. They made a great effort with lots of great homemade outfits. 

Thank you for donating money to the Carers Association of Ireland. €262 donated. The children danced wonderfully in their costumes.

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Maths Week

The children in Balrothery had great fun during maths week. They took part in maths trails and carried out problem solving activities. The older children helped the younger children to solve the maths questions on the trails.

maths week 1

Counting how old our school is !

maths week 2

Can you work it out?

maths week ms kennedy

Ms Markham's and Mrs Kennedy 's classes work together on the maths trails. ms markham s class maths week

Ms Taylor's class

We used 2 colours to colour in a patterned tile, stuck it onto card and cut out the tile into 9 pieces in order to rearrange it into as many different patterns possible. (Like tessellations or tangrams ).
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Maths week was an active learning opportunity for all the children. 
 

 

Book Grant Allocation 2019/2020

Click the link below to view the Book Grant Allocation form:

Book Grant Allocation Form 2019/2020

Class Blog

Check out what Ms. Andrews' class are up to by following their class blog:

https://msandrewsclassbalrothery.blogspot.ie/