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April 2020 – Ballinadee National School

Archive for Month: April

2nd Class Seesaw!!

Second class have been working hard, with the help of their parents and older siblings at getting used to working on the SEESAW learning application. This week they practised uploading photos of their work, drawing pictures of themselves using the drawing tool and recording themselves reading. It was great...

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A Message for 2nd Class *UPDATED

We just wanted to let our wonderful 2nd class boys and girls, who should have been making their First Holy Communion today, know that we are thinking of them. We can’t wait to celebrate with you when the time comes. *EDIT* Look at these lovely pictures 2nd Class sent...

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4th and 5th Flying It

Fourth and fifth class have being doing such amazing work all this week. Here is a sneak peek of just some of the work that has kept us occupied. As we near the end of Spring here are some delightful, creative acrostic poems that are sure to brighten up...

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Sixth Class Sign In

“Things are upside down but we are working it out together” This week sixth class have been busy getting back to work after the Easter break. Each day we sign in to our emails and begin our daily tasks. It’s a little different to being in the classroom and...

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A Message from the Titanic Experience Cobh

KIDS ART & STORY COMPETITION. We are delighted to announce this fantastic competition for our younger Titanic enthusiasts. Something to keep them challenged and entertained over the next few weeks and fits right in with the history curriculum for April! Check out our video for details!http://bit.ly/titaniccompetition There is some...

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Amazon freebies and Assistive Technology Guide

Amazon have some lovely resources available for free for children. You will get more information through the link below. https://blog.aboutamazon.co.uk/in-the-community/amazon-makes-books-video-music-and-more-available-for-free If any of our parents need some information on assistive technology there is a useful ebook guide in the link below. https://www.urability.com/apps

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Additional Links for Home Learning

RTÉ home school hub have issued the following pdf with a plan for what they will be working on this week. It might be useful if you are following the lessons. https://static.rasset.ie/documents/learn/2020/04/rte-home-school-hub-week-4-tx-lesson-plan.pdf It was in the news this week that Sir David Attenborough is to join the BBC to...

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The Banks of our own Lovely ‘Dee

There is no sign of human life around our unusually quiet school. We can, however, still see signs of life on the school grounds. Above is a picture of the bank at our school. It was planted by last years 6th class, the parent’s association and Catriona Murphy. We...

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The Gruffalo and more

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-52149055 Click on the above link to see how The gruffalo and other favourite Julia Donaldson characters are implementing social distancing measures!!!

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