Official Opening – Video Picture Gallery 13/6/14

Official Opening 13 June 2014Our Official Opening and Blessing took place on Friday June 13th last.

It was a wonderful day and many thanks to all who helped make it so special.

Here is a video photo gallery of the day.

Scoil Bhride Gardening News

Here in Scoil  Bhride we are very busy gardening . We have started to plant our seeds. First we had to prepare the soil . We pulled the weeds out. We dug the soil and put in the cow manure. Carefully , we raked the soil so it would be easier to plant the seeds . We made a shallow line to plant the seeds in. They were planted 15 – 20 cm   apart  . Our groups planted a wide variety  of vegetables such as  French beans ,  carrots , lettuce , broccoli and shallots.  We planted wild garlic and transplanted the strawberries . We also planted seeds in the polytunnel.

We hope the seeds will grow well and that we will have a good supply of vegetables for the summer .

Written by Claudia, CJ , Igor and Sean – 5th  Class

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Pupils of the week 14/2/14

SBPOW14.02Congratulations to our pupils of the week who have worked so hard in school this week.

Keep up the good work.

Will it be you next week ?

Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael visits Scoil Bhríde!

Bhí fáilte is fiche roimh Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Liam Ó Néill nuair a tháinig sé ar chuairt tráthnóna inné. Bhí Sam agus Liam in eineacht leis!!

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Lá Le Bríde

Fifth class were very busy making St. Brigid’s crosses. These will be presented to all the grandparents after our special mass on Wednesday 29th January.

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Scoil Bhríde Camogie League

The Scoil Bhríde Camogie team participated in our own school league recently.  Our players were split into four teams and battled hard in the three rounds of matches. Today we had our 3rd and 4th place play off and our final! Congratulations to Paulina’s team (Paulina, Alana, Emily H, Emily C, Tiegan and Vanessa) who won the final! Gold and silver medals were presented to the finalists. Well done to ALL who took part!

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Sports Day-5th Class

Our Sports Day was held on the 25th of June and we had a super day!

We played hurling, soccer, basketball, rounders and had great fun at the races!

We participated in sprints, bean bag races, relays, potato and spoon races, sack races, three-legged races and even a human wheelbarrow race!!

Here are some pictures!

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5th Class School Tour-Bunratty Castle/Craggaunowen

 

 

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Road Safety Authority Workshop

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Last week we had a visit from the Road Safety Authority who taught us and reminded us of some very important pedestrian and cycling safety tips. We  had great fun role playing and also learned some valuable lessons to keep us safe on the road.  Here is a summary of what we learned.

Pedestrian Safety:

  • Stop, look and listen
  • Don’t try to cross the road between parked cars
  • If possible, cross at a pedestrian crossing or traffic lights
  • Never cross at a bend
  • If there is a footpath use it
  • If there is no footpath, walk/run/jog on the right hand side of the road, facing oncoming traffic and keeping as close as possible to the side of the road
  • Walk no more than two abreast and if the road is narrow or there is heavy traffic, walk in single file
  • Always wear a pair of reflective armbands, high-visibility belt or other reflective or fluorescent clothing which will help you to be seen from a distance

Cycling Safety:

  • Never cycle in the dark without adequate lighting – white for front, red for rear
  • Always wear luminous clothing such as hi-vis vests, fluorscent armbands and reflective belts so that other road users can see you
  • Wear a helmet
  • Make sure you keep to the left. Always look behind and give the proper signal before moving off, changing lanes or making a turn
  • Maintain your bike properly – in particular, your brakes should work properly and your tyres should be inflated to the right pressure and be in good condition

 

5th class Easter baskets and bunnies!

 

This week 5th class weaved baskets out of paper.We then made colourful 3D bunnies by stuffing them with newspaper. Then we put the bunnies into our beautiful baskets. We found the weaving challenging but they turned out fantastic.

by Ava Meagher and Orla Browne

Happy Easter!!

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