School Blogs

DEAR reading

Hi everyone. We have been really busy since coming back to school after Christmas and have had a very productive ...
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The Doctor’s Surgery

Our theme in Aistear at the moment is 'The Doctor's Surgery'. The children are having great fun in the role ...
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Some of our Science Experiments and Investigations

In the Senior Room we have been looking closely at 'Rocks'. We worked in groups to examine some rock samples ...
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The Senior Room – A Busy First Term

We have all settled back to school and have had a fantastic first term. At the start of September we ...
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Autumn Aistear

The children have been busy learning all about autumn and all the wonderful changes that happen in nature. In Aistear, ...
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Junior Room update!

Hi everyone, We are delighted to be back in Junior and Senior Infants and have had a fantastic start to ...
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Autumn Art!

We have been working really hard during our Art lessons over the last few weeks. We are working on the ...
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New Irish programme!

Hi everyone! We are well and truly settled back to school. We are having a great time getting used to ...
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Golden Time Treat!

Hi everyone. Today for Golden Time we went to Applegreen for a treat. Everyone got a juice carton and a ...
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Ice Cream Surprise!

Hi everyone! A few weeks ago we got a big surprise from Mrs. Byrne. The fire alarm went off and ...
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Native Americans

We are learning about Native Americans at the moment and we created class totems using paper, card and glue!  We ...
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Thank You B&Q

A very big thank you to B&Q for giving our school a new raised bed and lots of flowers and ...
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World Book Day 2019!

Hi everyone, On Thursday the 7th of March we celebrated World Book Day. Every child brought in their favourite book ...
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More maths games

Shapes 2D &3D shapes 2nd and 3rd shapes_shoot all castle_shapes castle_shapes 2 describing shapes 2nd and 3rd Clock Time for ...
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The Opticians!

Hi everyone, This month we are learning all about 'The Opticians' for our Aistear theme. Our stations include: Creative Kids ...
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Busy First Term for the Senior Room!

The senior room have been working hard for our first term back at school. We have created many art pieces, ...
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Happy Halloween!!

Hi everyone and a very spooky, happy Halloween from the Junior room! We had the best day ever. We came ...
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Aistear has started for another year!

Hi everyone! Welcome back to all of the Senior infant pupils and a special welcome to the new Junior infants ...
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Twiterrific Construction

We are reading The Twits by Roald Dahl this month.  Have a look at our Lego creations showing The Twits' ...
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Junior Entrepreneur RDS Showcase Day!

Hi everyone, We are just finishing up for the Summer here in Athlone Mixed National School and what a year ...
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School Tour!

Hi everyone, We are enjoying the hot weather so much over the last few weeks and are having great fun ...
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Friday Fun!

Hi everyone! Happy Friday! We have been having great in Aistear once again! This is definitely our most enjoyable theme ...
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More Beach Fun!!

Hi everyone, We had great fun this morning commencing week two of our new Aistear theme, 'The Beach.' In the ...
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At The Beach!

Hi everyone, As we are approaching the Summer holidays we are now on a new topic of learning called, 'The ...
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Living Maths

We are having lots of fun at the moment with our maths. We are concentrating on spatial awareness and have ...
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Junior Entrepreneur

Hi everyone! Ms. Byrne here. I just want to quickly come on here and tell you all that we have ...
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Back after Easter!

We have now finished our work on The Optometrist and will be starting exciting work on The Circus. We have ...
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Exploring Pattern And Texture

Hi everyone! Hello again from the Junior Room and I hope everyone is enjoying the lovely Spring weather. We have ...
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Fun At The Opticians!

Hi everyone! We are having great fun in Junior and Senior Infants this week. We have started our new Aistear ...
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Internet Safety

Today is internet safety day, the PTA are organising an upcoming internet safety information session for parents but here are ...
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January News Update

Hi everyone! We have been very busy in Junior and Senior Infants over the past few weeks. We have been ...
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Multiplication and Division games for 3rd

Here are some good websites where you can test your multiplication and division knowledge.  Good luck! Multiplication math_magician multiplication multiplication ...
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Subtraction games for 1st and 2nd class

Here are some links which will help with our subtraction.  Have fun! mission subtraction football subtraction target takeaway subtraction test ...
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Junior and Senior Infants

Senior Infants are very excited to be going swimming this term.  We are also having lots of enjoyment in Aistear.  ...
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