We hope everyone is keeping safe and well at home. All our teachers have been in touch with their classes by email and have also started using the education platform ‘Seesaw’. Luckily, many classes were trying out Seesaw during Term
christmas pictures The School looks very Christmassy at the moment with corridors and classrooms full of Christmas Art and Decorations. Here are some photos to enjoy.
We had a huge variety of Science Experiments and Halloween Costumes throughout the school, which brought a great amount of excitement and fun. Our pupils love science projects.
Our school continues to be a busy place. The art displays are becoming wintery and festive, while classes are enjoying Science experiments, Aistear & class projects. Our Fancy Dress Day before Mid-term – Look at some of the incredible costumes!
The girls and boys in Ms. Nulty’s class have been very busy over the past month. They are all working so hard at home, practising their cursive writing, reading and doing number work. The boys and girls miss their friends
During the week before the Christmas Holidays, all the Junior Infants walked up to Crumlin Village to post a letter to Santy. They drew pictures and sent warm greetings to Santy to wish him well. They are all looking forward
The International Music Council recently announced that the SCOIL UNA NAOFA VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA PROJECT has been selected as the 2019 LAUREATE of the IMC 2019 MUSIC RIGHTS AWARD. The nomination was made by the European Orchestra Federation, and adjudicated
On Thursday, June 13th, the junior classes had a surprise visitor to the school. It was ‘Chase’ from Paw Patrol. Chase is a German shepherd who serves as a police and spy dog in Paw Patrol. He is the most
Ms Coady, Ms Thakarar & Mr Shanahan’s 3rd & 4th classes went to Claralara in Co Wicklow on Wednesday 12th of June. Ms Duignan & Ms Forde’s 5th & 6th Classes went to Carlingford, Co Louth on Monday 10th of
At the end of May, athletes from 3rd – 6th travelled to Santry Stadium to compete in Santry Sports. Santry Sports is run every year by Cumann na mBunscoil, which also organises the Gaelic football, hurling and camogie competitions in
A few photos of Ms Caulfield’s 1st class enjoying their PE lessons
On Friday, 17th May and Tuesday, 21st May, respectively, Mr Malone’s 6th class boys and Ms Forde’s 6th class girls, visited the Hugh Lane Gallery in town to take part in a city wide scheme called Zoom@the HughLaneGallery. The aim
Early Start– 14th May – Lullymore Farm 1st Classes – 18th June – Fort Lucan 2nd Classes –18th June – Fort Lucan Junior Infants – 19th June – Glenroe Pet Farm Senior Infants – 19th June – Glenroe Pet Farm
The School Orchestra performed in Walkinstown Library after school on Wednesday 15th May. Well done to all performers! Wednesday, 22nd May – Open Lessons Thursday 23rd May – Open Lessons Thursday 6th June – RIAM In-School Exams Monday 10th June
Mr Malone brought his 6th class boys to Trinity College to see the Long Library, the Book of Kells and they also got the opportunity to speak to students attending college there and see what the dorms looked like. We
Testing for all pupils takes place during the month of May. Please ensure that children are well rested for the testing which will be ongoing in the junior school from the 8th May and begins in the senior school from
Junior Achievement Business volunteers will visit the school on Friday 17th May for a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and Maths) workshop and goal orientated lessons. This involves working with our two 5th classes using P.E. and Maths as a blended lesson to
News from The Gardening Team The New Gardening Team was formed in April 2019, to help Claire in the garden. As part of the project, compost bins have been put into 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Classes. Raw fruit and
Mini-Beasts Ms. Nulty’s class have been busy with an inquiry-based learning project. The children spent two weeks investigating and finding out the different things that mini-beasts need to grow and stay healthy. The children explored investigative equipment then used this
Ms. O’ Donovan’s Junior Infants planted Cress seeds in their class. The children learned all about what plants and seeds need to grow. Each child filled their own pot with compost and sprinkled some cress seeds on top. They also
Ms Gaffney’s Boys and Girls were busy planting seeds and doing Easter Art.
Ms Thakarar 4th Class, Ms Cody 3rd class and Mr Shanahan’s 4th Class are going to Clara Lara on the Wednesday 12th June. The children will need to be in school at 8:15 on that day. They will be home
Ms Nulty commenced Lego Club for a 6 week term commenced 19th September Dates: 19th, 26th Sept, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th October Day: Thursday Time: 2:30-3:30pm Cost: €30(€5 per week) Please return form and the full sum of money
All classes are continuing to check their Walk on Wednesday tracker of how many pupils walk to school each Wednesday. The evening walks are continuing to be a huge success and we really hope to keep these going. So please
Our Junior and Senior Infant School tour is booked for: Date: Wednesday 19th June 2019 Location: Glenroe Farm Time: Please ensure your child is in their line by 08:50am sharp (We hope to return to school for 1:40pm approximately) Cost
Presentation of Active School Flag (ASF) – Friday April 5th 2019 Scoil Úna Naofa was awarded an ‘Active School Flag’ in 2018. This followed a great effort by the whole school to increase our physical Activity, some of which can
As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge (which actually lasts for the whole month of March), all classes in school performed songs, dances and poems for each other. All pupils were encouraged to use more Irish everyday and won prizes and
Cricket coach, Fintan McAllister is back teaching cricket in the senior school and Jonathan Rock is back coaching camogie & hurling on Friday’s throughout the months of March/ April.
Our three 2nd classes (Ms Denmead, Ms Brennan, Ms Waldron) performed at the National Basketball Arena on Wednesday, 6th March as part of the annual Córfhéile festival. They sang Leonard Cohen’s Halleluah in Irish and “How Far I go” from
Our 3rd and 5th classes visited Engineer’s Ireland Headquarters in Ballsbridge during Science Week to see a show “Mr Megaphone’s Irish Jaunt,” performed by University Professors showcasing Ireland’s rich history of scientific discovery and engineering They travelled to and from
World Book Day was a great success this year. Teachers and pupils dressed up as characters from their favourite books. We read stories in class and senior pupils read to pupils in the junior school throughout the day. Prizes were
Do you shop at Aldi Ireland? Scoil Úna Naofa have signed up to participate in the Aldi Play Rugby Promotion. We are asking parents, friends and relations to collect the Rugby Player stickers to be in with a chance to
To celebrate World Book Day next Thursday the 7th March, we are having a non-uniform Day. All students may dress up as a character from their favourite book, e.g. characters from the Harry Potter books, from Roald Dahl or any
We are running 5 more weeks of Wizz Kids over the months of April to June Dates: 30th April, 14th May, 21st May, 28th May, 11th June Cost: €25 euro (€5 per week)Please pay this money to Ms. Nulty or
Active Flag will be officially launched by Dublin GAA footballer Michael Darragh McCauley at 1pm on Friday 5th April in the front yard. Find more about out active flag programme, how our pupils stay active and our active school monthly
We are starting a new Lego Club term after mid-term. This term will run for seven weeks up until the Easter holidays. Duration: 7 weeks Dates: 28th Feb, 7th March, 14th March, 21st March. 28th March, 4th April 11th April.
Walk on Wednesday The parents’ association have introduced WOW to encourage children to walk to and from school on Wednesdays and it was great to see so many kids and parents ditching the car and walking. See the Walk on
Saturday 9th February was a big day for our school orchestra and for Mr Shanahan’s and Ms Coady’s 3rd and 4th classes. They were given the opportunity to sing with the school orchestra and the chamber orchestra of past pupils,
Henry McKean visited from the radio station Newstalk and his piece on the school and music project was broadcast on Friday 8th February on the Ivan Yeats show. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/user-579410200/newstalk-henry-mckean
The Music Project has had a very busy and successful February so far. A lovely article was written about the school by Róisín Ingles in the Irish Times on Friday 1st February, entitled, ‘Kids in Foxrock play the violin, not