Crumlin National School

Ballyglunin, Tuam

Archive for November, 2016


Healthy Eating Policy

There was a very positive response to the initiation of our Healthy Eating Policy from both parents and students alike. We are delighted to see the effort being made by everyone to ensure the policy is followed.

Please find below some websites which may be useful in regards  to the policy:

 

www.nutritionandhealth.ie

www.safefood.eu

www.fooddudes.ie

www.parentsforhealth.org/free-healthy-recipes/

www.bordbia.ie/aboutfood/schools/pages/healthylunchboxes.aspx

www.eatwell.irishtimes.com/dietprofile2/home.cfm

www.childrensfoodcampaign.net

www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/healthy

 

K’nex Roadshow

The K’nex Roadshow visited our school last week in conjunction with Science Week. 2nd, 3rd and 4th class had the opportunity to build with K’nex. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the hands on activity and showed great listening, co-operation and teamwork!

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Hurling

Many thanks to Padraig Keating who has just finished coaching 5th and 6th class hurling. Their level of skill has improved immensely after the 8 weeks of intensive but fun training.

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County Council Safe Cycling Day

On 20th October, Seán and Martin, from the County Council came to our school to instruct children from 3rd to 6th class on how to cycle safely on roads. They were extremely informative, friendly and helpful and the children learned a lot from them. They taught children how to correctly attach their helmets, braking skills, hand signals and taught them essential road safety skills. We ended the day by going on a 5km cycle to practise the skills learned. Thanks again to Seán and Martin for a very enjoyable day.

 

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street

C.N.S. raised a sum of €203.40  for Temple Street on the day of the Halloween break. Huge thanks to all the ghosts and ghouls who gave generously to this very worthy cause 🙂

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Maths Week Fashion Show!

Once again, we had an excellent maths week fashion show. Well done to all who made such an effort with their costumes! We had some very funny and quirky ideas this year. Here’s a snippet……

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National Slow Down Day

As part of the Green School Travel Programme, students are constantly made aware of the dangers of our roads. Local Garda Michael McDermott visited our school on ‘National Slow Down Day’ on the 21st of October to highlight these safety issues and to inform the pupils on how to keep themselves safe as both pedestrian and passenger. Pupils portrayed a vital message to drivers urging them to ‘SLOW DOWN’.

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Goal Jersey Day

This year Crumlin N.S. raised €210 for Goal on the 13th of October. Many thanks to all who contributed.

School Walk Fundraiser

Huge thanks to all who contributed and participated in this year’s School Walk. A total of €1,318 was raised and a great day was had on a fabulous Autumnal day.

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Welcome back after the Halloween break.  We had great fun at our Halloween party.  The costumes were very good and some very scary!! We played lots of Halloween games and made some cool potions. Here are a few pictures pictures of our Halloween fun!

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