Last week the staff of Scoil Ursula had a very informative presentation by Debbie Woodward on the topic of Internet Safety. Debbie is very experienced in this area and has set up and runs the excellent blog: Be Web Safe.
Thanks to Debbie we can share some of her knowledge in the area with you. A version of her excellent presentation is below:
This year, for the first time, Scoil Ursula ran a pilot Book Rental Scheme for Junior Infant Classes. Now we need your help in evaluating the success of the scheme. If you took part in the Book Rental Scheme please take two minutes of your time to fill in the form below. Your help in this is much appreciated.
- Book Rental Scheme Committee
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Our annual Carol Singing event took place in Quayside Shopping Centre on Saturday 15th of December from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
It was an amazing day full of festive cheer. Can you spot yourself?
The internet is a fantastic resource full of information and great learning opportunities for children and adults alike.
To help you help your children we've listed some website links here where you can learn about what you can do to help keep your children safe online. The best starting points is always:
There will be a permanent link to this post in the sidebar of this blog too.
The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) has developed some new maths resources for parents in partnership with the Marino Institute of Education.
They include 12 video clips and two tip sheets all focused on the infant level in primary schools. The purpose of the resources is to share ideas and tips with parents for things they can do using everyday items, to help their children learn and have fun with maths.
To find the resources simply click here. This link is also permanently on the sidebar of this blog.
THE PARENTS ASSOCIATION ARE NOW RUNNING OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CARD FUNDRAISER.
BY NOW EACH CHILD HAS RECEIVED THEIR INDIVIDUAL TEMPLATE TO DESIGN THEIR OWN CHRISTMAS CARD. YOUR CHILDS CARD SHOULD BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO THE CLASS TEACHER BY THIS COMING FRIDAY THE 26TH OF OCTOBER. THIS IS THE DEADLINE FOR SENDING TEMPLATES BACK TO THE COMPANY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CHILDS INDIVIDUAL CARDS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS.. A SAMPLE CARD OF YOUR CHILDS CARD WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU IN THE COMING WEEKS AND PACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO ORDER BEFORE CHRISTMAS!
PLEASE SEE THE SAMPLE CARDS HERE FOR IDEAS FOR YOUR CHILDS CHRISTMAS CARD!!
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR TEMPLATE IS BACK BY FRIDAY TO AVOID ANY DISAPPOINTMENT FOR