‘Infants’

Our teacher is Ms. Caitriona O’Hanlon

Senior Infants September 2017

The boys and girls in Senior Infants have all settled well back into school.  They have had a great September, exploring the theme of School through Aistear.   Aistear: In the month of September Senior Infants learnt all about school during Aistear time.  In the classroom, our role-play area became a school and a secretary’s office.  We talked all about ...

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A big surprise at St. Fergus’ N.S.! Go raibh maith agat Cois Sionna Credit Union!

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        Go raibh míle maith agat to Cois Sionna Credit Union for the lovely surprise of a visiting Ice-Cream van for the boys and girls of St Fergus NS, Glin, as part of their 25 Year Celebrations! Everyone enjoyed a delicious cone as a well earned treat at the end of the week. From the looks of ...

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First Day at School!!!

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Welcome to our 17 new Junior Infants It is with great pride and excitement that we welcome our 17 new Junior Infants to St Fergus’ National School this year. We are delighted to see many familiar Mammies and Daddies as well as so many new faces to the St Fergus School Community. We know that these boys and girls will ...

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St Fergus welcomed Sr. Helen

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Today we welcomed a very special visitor our Friday Assembly – Sr. Helen Culhane of ‘The Grief Centre’ in Limerick.  When she received our donation of over €750, from our Bake Sale in March, she was so grateful that she wanted to thank the boys and girls of St. Fergus N.S in person.  She spoke to the children about the ...

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Blue Day 2017-Here’s a Tip, Stop That Drip!

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On Friday 17th February 2017 St. Fergus’ National School held a ‘Blue Day’ as part of our Water Green Flag Initiative. Every pupil from Junior Infants to 6th class, as well as staff members, wore blue in order to raise awareness of the need to conserve or save  water. During our Friday Assembly we discussed and recapped  on the different ways we ...

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January in the Infant Room

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January was a busy month in the infant classroom.  Junior and Senior Infants were very busy learning all about the weather.  Have a read below to see what we got up to 🙂 In Gaeilge we were busy learning about an aimsir.  We learned lots of vocab, rhymes and songs.  We even sang one of our songs as Gaeilge for ...

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Our Percussion Workshop in the School Halla

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The beating of drums filled the air as the pupils of St Fergus’ NS participated in a Drumming Workshop with Martin Schaerer of Percussion Workshop Dingle (http://www.percussionworkshop.ie/index.php), on Monday 6th February 2016. Martin, a native of Switzerland took each class for 45 minutes and used a variety of drums to introduce use to rhythm and beat. We used everyday phrases ...

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Our visit from Geoff Hunt, Heritage in Schools Expert and Rachel Geary, L.E.A.F. Co-ordinator today.

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What an exciting day for the nature lovers of St Fergus’  NS today. We were delighted to welcome Rachel from L.E.A.F. (Learning About Forests) and Geoff Hunt to the school to share their knowledge and expertise with us. Rachel told us about the many native trees in Ireland and about some of the creatures and plants that live in the ...

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Lemon Volcanoes!

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Below are some details and photos of the ‘Lemon Volcanoes’ experiment our super scientists got up to during Science Week:) Lemon Volcanoes What we used: Lemons Baking soda Washing-up liquid Trays A knife Food colouring What we did:  Miss Walsh, Miss Stack and Trish prepared the lemons by slicing the top/bottom off the lemons with a knife to make them ...

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Dancing Raisins!

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As part of Science Week the Junior and Senior Infants participated in some exciting experiments. Below are some details and photos of the ‘Dancing Raisins’ experiment our super scientists got up to 🙂 Dancing Raisins What we used: • 7 Up (or other clear fizzy drink) • Clear plastic glasses • Raisins What we did: • Filled the glass with ...

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