Senior Infants’ School Tour

School-Tour

Last week our two Senior Infant classes went on our first ever school tour! The children visited Rumley’s Farm and had an amazing time. We saw lots of different animals from sheep to chicks to rabbits to buffaloes! We also saw how a milking machine operated. The highlight of the tour for many of us was being driven by a …Continue reading →

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First Class and Second Class School Tours

School-Tour

This week First and Second Classes set off on our school tours. A recent theme for our First Class was ‘Ireland’. This included some history as well as learning about Irish plants and flowers. On Tuesday, our First Class visited Blarney Castle grounds for their school tour to explore this theme further. We had a wonderful time exploring the mysteries of …Continue reading →

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Art Appreciation Week 2017

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We celebrated Art Appreciation Week at Rochestown Educate Together National School from 22nd – 26th May. The pupils were exposed to a huge variety of visual arts and learned about several famous artists too. A number of our parents also assisted us when we were creating our art pieces. We are very grateful to everyone who gave of their time …Continue reading →

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A Second Green Flag for Rochestown Educate Together NS!

Green Schools

Thursday, 11th May 2017 was another proud day for our entire school community as we received our second Green Flag. This was part of the Green Schools Programme, which promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment. We were awarded our first Green Flag in 2015 for our work in the area of litter and waste management. Energy is the second …Continue reading →

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Active School Week 2017

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Rochestown Educate Together NS celebrated Active School Week from 24th to 28th April. There was so much activity that it also spilled into the first week of May! The pupils were active in their classrooms throughout the day and participated in a number of game/exercise stations. As well as this we were extremely fortunate to have a number of special …Continue reading →

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Rochestown ETNS Parade!

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We recently celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Week) at Rochestown Educate Together National School. The pupils learned about Irish stories and traditions, and made wonderful efforts to speak Irish throughout the day. The festivities culminated in our parade, where all of our pupils were invited to wear green. We were joined on our parade route by a number of our …Continue reading →

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World Book Day

World Book Day

Rochestown Educate Together National School celebrated World Book Day yesterday (Thursday, 2nd March). There were a host of activities to mark this special day. The children were invited to dress as a character from their favourite book. Thank you to all of our families for your support with this. The pupils were also every excited to see that the teachers …Continue reading →

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Site Identified!

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At last!! Educate Together received the following from the Department of Education and Skills (DES) today:   “Primary school: Douglas Rochestown Educate Together ·        A suitable site has been identified on the Old Carrigaline Road, opposite to the Douglas Golf Club lands (adjacent to Darraglynn Nursing home). ·        Agreement in principle has been obtained with the vendor. The acquisition will be subject …Continue reading →

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Engineering Week

Engineers week

This week we celebrated Engineering Week at Rochestown Educate Together National School. The pupils enjoyed exploring the ‘Inventioneers’ app on our iPads. This encourages the use of simple machines such as levers, pulleys, wheels and axles and inclined planes to solve problems. The children also explored these simple machines in activity based learning in each of our classes. On Tuesday …Continue reading →

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A visit from a doctor!

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The Junior Infant classes at Rochestown Educate Together National School are currently learning about people who help us. This includes doctors, nurses and vets. During Aistear the children act out as doctors, nurses and patients at the role play station; or build hospitals or vetinary surgeries at the construction station; or make skeletons at the art/science station! We were lucky …Continue reading →

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