Heritage visit from Suzanna Anker

In conjunction with the the Heritage in School Scheme a heritage expert Suzanna Anker visited our school on the 9th and 10th October to teach the children about different fabrics, spinning and weaving! Children found out where the wool comes from, how it is spun, dyed, woven and felted!  The children were given the opportunity to spin thier own wool and really enjoyed themselves!  Thereafter, the

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Road Safety Authority

All pupils and staff enjoyed a visit from Catherine from the Road Safety Authority on Wednesday 29th November.  Catherine provided the children with an understanding of the importance of road safety through a series of fun interactive resources tailored to the childrens age and focused on road safety issues releveant to the children and the community we live in.  All elements of road safety

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

For the last number of years, our school has participated in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal and we did so once again this year! The children and families of our school were very generous this Christmas bringing in shoeboxes filled with lovely gifts for boys and girls who are less fortunate than them. The Christmas Shoe box Appeal is part of the Team Hope foundation,

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Green Schools Travel Flag

Green Schools  – Travel We are working on our 4th Green Flag which is on the travel theme! We are encouraging as many children as possible to car pool and also to use the school bus! If possible we would love to see more walking and cycling to school but due to unsafe roads we would like parents to accompany their child/ren if possible

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English

Introductory Statement This plan was drafted by the Principal of Doolin NS. The draft was circulated to all teachers and was considered at a subsequent staff meeting.  Following detailed discussions, it was amended to respond to the needs of our school. Rationale We have decided to formulate a whole school plan at this time as a logical follow-on from having participated in in-service in

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