Bridge at Leighlin

News Archive 08/09

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17th June '09

We have been going on our school tours and have been lucky with the weather!


2nd June '09

Here are some ways in which we recycle.


11th May '09


We recently celebrated the GAA's 125th Anniversary by putting on our favourite jerseys!


5th May '09

We have recently developed our Mission Statement.


2nd May '09

Congratulations to our 2nd Class who have received their First Holy Communion.


27th April '09

We are honoured to have formed a Guard of Honour for the President of Ireland on her visit to Leighlinbridge.


23rd April '09

We have held our science display day as part of our work towards our third award for science excellence.


1st April '09


Our school is applying for Fairtrade status. As part of our work we have been learning about fairly traded products and about child labour in Nicaragua.


30th March '09


Daniel was a prizewinner in the INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition. Well done!


16th March '09

Ms. Joyce's class have published a story called The Magic Moonstone.


3rd March '09


Gerry Morahan from the Irish Wheelchair Association talked to us about the work that they do in Carlow.


11th February '09


5th and 6th classes visited the I.T. in Carlow and learned about how wind energy can be stored and how to make windmills.


9th February '09

Mrs. Byrne's class have been writing poems.


2nd February '09

Our cold weather has given us a chance to make snowmen!


27th January '09

We have been bringing History to life!


7th January '09

We have all returned after Christmas to very frosty weather.


16th December '08

4th, 5th and 6th Classes sang Christmas Carols for the senior citizens of the parish at their Christmas meal.


12th December '08

Ms. Joyce's class have been composing some Limericks!


10th December '08


We grew our own potatoes!


5th December '08

We are busy preparing for our Christmas Carol Service which will take place in Leighlin Church on Tuesday 9th December at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome!


3rd December '08

3rd Class took part in an indoor soccer blitz organised by the F.A.I. in Old Leighlin!


2nd December '08

Congratulations to Natalie and Anna who were winners in the “Dear Grace’ competition held recently. They won a computer for the school and their classmates a trip to Dublin. Their stories are included in the book that is published in conjunction with the competition. Well done girls!


27th November '08

We took part in The Big Sing! We are hoping to break a world record...


10th-14th November '08

This week we are holding an Anti-Bullying Week.

We are learning:
• What bullying is
• We don’t allow bullying in our school
• If bullying happens, we speak out
• There are things we can do if we are being bullied
• Bullying can happen anywhere, not just in school


22nd October '08

We held our annual Witch Walk!


13th October '08

We are holding our Book Fair. All are welcome to pay us a visit between 2 and 4 p.m.


6th October '08

Congratulations to local hurling club Naomh Bríd who are county champions! Here are the players who are past pupils of our school.


22nd September '08

5th Class have been making some webpages.


17th September '08

The boys and girls football teams have been practising for their upcoming matches in the Co. Carlow Cumann na mBunscol competition.


1st September '08

Welcome back to all our pupils! A particular welcome to our new pupils and their families.