Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Knitting In A Winter Wonderland...

Knitting In A Winter Wonderland...

Mrs. Kearney's 5th & 6th class were busy developing their knitting skills during the year. Under the helpful guidance of Mary Brassil, the children followed a pattern and worked hard to create The Snow Family. Included in the family was Santa Claus, a penguin pulling a sledge, a Daddy, Mammy & Baby Snowman,Christmas trees and Yule logs. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the project and it's fantastic to see the tradition of knitting being taught in the school. Nollaig Shona daoibh go léir! 

Kingdom County Fair Knitting Competition May 2014

Kingdom County Fair Knitting Competition May 2014

Mrs. Kearney's 5th and 6th class pupils were the overall winners in the knitting competition during The Kingdom County Fair. They chose the theme 'The Teddy Bear’s Picnic.’ They incorporated spool and finger knitting techniques as well as needle work to design a maypole, food items, teddy bears and much more to complete their fantastic display. We’d like to say a huge thank you to Mrs. Brassil for guiding and helping us throughout the project. Have a look at our work below! We’re very proud of it.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Science Week 2015: Design Your Future

Congratulations to all the children in St. Teresa’s National School for making a huge effort this Science Week. The poster competition ‘Design Your Future’ and Science Hats proved that there may be a few potential scientists and inventors in our midst.

Great fun was had by all :) 

Saturday, 12 September 2015

School Life Long Ago....

On Thursday 10/9/15, the 6th Class pupils invited local Crotta man Gerald Byrnes into their classroom. Having spent the week learning about primary schools of the past, the children extended an invitation to Gerald, in the hope that he would share some of his own memories of school.
Needless to say, Gerald did not disappoint. He reminisced freely of the days he spent in St. Teresa’s National School. Having attended the school from 1947-1955, Gerald discussed the old school building, his barefoot walks from Garrynagore to school, carrying turf for the classroom fire, their playground games and of course some stories of mischief and devilment which are synonymous with Gerald.
The children were in awe as they examined Gerald’s photographs, depicting the days of the donkey and cart loaded with turf for school. Everyone was particularly impressed with Gerald’s medal collection. Gerald proudly showed us a collection of medals that belonged to his late father Willie Byrnes. Such medals consisted of county championship medals his father had won with Crotta O’Neills. Our future stars were only too delighted to hold the medals with honour.

Gura fada buan tú!!

Míle buíochas as ucht do chuid chabhrach go léir!!