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Junior Infants were paired with 3rd class for World Book Day this year. Every child in 3rd class read a story to a child in Junior Infants, who in turn read for the older children. It was a really enjoyable day for all involved. The children received book tokens to use at a local bookshop. […]
Each student planned, wrote, self-edited and re-wrote a short story. Characters, setting and plots were explored and developed. The children were encouraged to use interesting and descriptive adjectives and verbs. The inclusion of similes and metaphors was also encouraged. We had lots of fun on the laptops as typing, spacing, choosing fonts and sizes, creating, […]
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” (Dr. Seuss) It was World Book Day on the 2nd March and in celebration, a lot of boys and girls in Le Chéile dressed up as their favourite book character. Greg Heffley, Heidi, wizards […]
On Thursday 2nd of March everyone in Le Chéile celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Book Day. The children in Senior Infants were very excited to get involved in many events. Everyone brought in one of their favourite books from home. We used these for “Show and Tell” and then wrote a sentence about them. […]
We were prompted by RTE to get involved in the Operation Transformation 10@10 activity day. Everybody in the school took ten minutes out at 10 a.m. to do ten minutes exercise today, the 10th of February. This is commonly done by various teachers in the school in their own time but it was a first […]
The brain child of Nicola Kelly and a great idea as it reminded children and adults alike of the importance to take that extra moment to be thoughtful and kind. Compliments were flowing, politeness was everywhere evident and moments of reflection abounded. Nicola even placed a little token daily in the teachers’ pigeon holes. Thank […]
Last Wednesday marked the first official day of Spring and the Christian feast of St. Brigid. Given that St. Brigid is said to have been born in Co. Louth, we in 6th class thought it was important to keep the cross-making tradition going. 3 hours, lots of team-work and a very messy classroom later, we […]