BeeBot Lessons

BeeBot Lessons

Pupils in Junior Infants A had great fun with their first BeeBot lessons today. Pupils in Junior Infants B and Senior Infants will get their introduction to BeeBots next week. Thank you very much to our Parent’s Association for financing the purchase of the BeeBots out of last years fundraising money. What are BeeBots? Bee-Bots are a wonderful tool to teach pupils the fundamentals of coding and computational thinking. The.

Internet Safety Day – 5th February

Internet Safety Day – 5th February

To mark Internet Safety Day on Tuesday 5th February we have once again invited James Neary, of Children Of The Digital Age, to come in to school and talk to each class about online safety. In the evening at 7pm we will have a 90 presentation for parents where James will feed back on his finding from the talk with pupils and offer advice and information to parents on how.

Attendance Awards

Well done to all 69 of the children pictured below who achieved 100% attendance for the Autumn Term 2018 – not an easy accolade to achieve given all of the flus and bugs around at this time of year!

Christmas Decoration Winners

Congratulations to the pupils pictured for getting a special commendation for their Christmas Tree decorations. We had a very difficult job we had choosing the most creative recycled Christmas tree decorations as there were loads of amazing creations. Thank you to EVEYONE who took part and brightened up our Christmas trees in school!

School Disco

Newsletter – December 2018

St Francis NS Newsletter December 2018

Festive Coffee Morning

Team Hope ShoeBox Appeal Thank You

As we approach the festive season of Christmas, it is a source of great joy and hope for the future that the families of St Francis NS continue to take the Christmas message of goodwill very much to heart. Our Annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal on behalf of the Irish Christian Development Aid Charity, Team Hope, has been another resounding success thanks to the generosity of all our pupils and their.

Halloween Spooky Walk

Today we went on a Spooky Walk around the village to show off our Halloween costumes! Check out the photos! More to be added later…

FAI Primary Schools Futsal programme

On Wednesday this week two teams of boys and girls from 3rd and 4th represented St Francis NS in the FAI Primary Schools Futsal programme in DKIT Sports facility. There were 15 teams in the boys league and 10 teams in the girls. The teams played four games each. The girls played against St Mary’s NS, St Joseph’s NS, Dulargy NS and Bay Estate NS. They won two games and.

ICA Blackrock Cake Sale

Coding ‘Ninjas’ Join DkIT’s First Ever Megadojo

Pupils from St Francis NS were among the coding “Ninjas” at DKIT’s first ever MegaDojo earlier this month. Check out the DKIT website here for more information. We are delighted to once again be offering Scratch coding classes in school this year with parent Joan McCann of The Code Lab.  More details to follow!

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