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Junior  & Senior Infants  2017\2018 

SI Literacy stations

Senior Infants have been working really hard in their Literacy stations.  Here there are practicing their tricky words, sounding out 3 letter words and working on their rhyming skills

National Tree Day

Here are some pic of Seniors investigating all our beautiful school trees. We saw a spider eating a fly and the cows enjoyed learning about the Ash and Sequia trees! Susie and Keelin ( who's mum is called Susan) found a tree whose name was Susan also!
After we looked at our beautiful trees we explored different leaf shapes and textures. We then did some leaf rubbings which we loved!


Senior Infants picking Autumn fruit

Senior Infants went for a walk to find some Autumn fruits.  They picked lots of blackberries!

Aistear - The Hairdresser

Junior Infants enjoyed creating hairstyles, taking appointments and playing bingo with a hairdressing theme.

Halloween Party

All Infants had a ghoulish time at the Halloween Party - be prepared to be scared!

Aistear - Santa's Workshop

During December our pupils magically turned into elves and worked dutifully to design quality check and wrap toys, construct Santa's sleigh and create some Christmas themed art.  They just had everything ready for Christmas!

JI Winter Welly Walk

Junior Infants enjoyed a Winter Welly Walk in December.

Santa letters!

Infants took great care to write their letters to Santa!

Santa Visits Junior Infants!

We had a very special visitor on Dec.18th - Santa Claus came to visit our Junior Infants!  He told us stories and gave us some presents - we had a great time!

Junior Infants Christmas Performance

Junior Infants presented the Nativity Play to a full house of proud parents and grandparents before the holidays!  They performed very well and enjoyed the experience.

JI making and designing!

Junior infants have enjoyed building and creating during construction time during the year.

Infants using iPads

Our infants have enjoyed using our bank of iPads during the year.

Aistear - The Optician

Junior infants learned all about the optician through play.  Some even discovered that they needed glasses!

Our taste investigation

Junior infants tasted foods that were sweet, sour, bitter and salty to see which they liked or disliked. 

JI Planted Seed Potatoes

Junior infants planted seed potatoes in March.  They have grown very well in the recent warm weather.

Junior Infants reading with Sixth class

Ms.O'Hea's Sixth class have been visiting Junior Infants weekly since Christmas during D.E.A.R. (Drop everything and read) time.  They have been reading to and with the infants.

Summer saunter

Infants looked out for summer seasonal changes as they went for a summer saunter followed by a picnic in our beautiful sensory garden.

JI Camogie girls

Here are some of our Junior Infants who play camogie.  They are delighted with their training in school which has started recently with GAA coach Gavin - thank you!

SI Art

Senior Infants created some Under the Sea artwork using crepe paper and baking cases


PE Games

Junior Infants love playing outdoor PE games in the sunshine!


SI School Tour

On May 28th, Senior Infants went to The Glen Resource Centre. They did lots of fun activities like Roller Racers, Snow Tubing, Moonwalkers, Space Hoppers, Obstacle Courses, Bouncy Castle and the Bungee Trampoline!  They enjoyed their lunch after a busy and fun filled day.  Ms Collins' Senior Infants voted for their favourite activity on the school tour. We then made a bar chart to show our results.  Snow Tubing was a clear favourite!


JI digging up our seed potatoes

In June, Ms.Moynihan and Michael, our caretaker, kindly helped Junior Infants dig up the seed potatoes they had planted.  They were amazed at how many were there and brought home a bagful for dinner!


JI camogie girls

Here are some of the girls who play camogie together for Sliabh Rua.


Junior Infant School Tour

On June 15th, Junior Infants went to Rumley's Farm where they enjoyed a tractor ride, petting many animals and a playground.  

Summer saunter

Junior Infants spotted many summer flowers and lots of minibeasts on our walk around the school grounds.

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