Monthly Archives: November 2011

Junior Infant Nativity Play

The boys and girls from Junior Infants are busy practising for their upcoming Nativity Play which will take place on Thursday 15th of December. Below is a sample of our first ever podcast of two of their songs! Click on the … Continue reading

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Balloon Experiment

We had great fun and excitement in class today. We wanted to test the ‘strength’ of balloons. We all know that if you prod a balloon with a sharp instrument it will burst but we didn’t know that they can … Continue reading

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Plasticine Faces. We made faces from plasticine. Here are some of them for you to view.

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Ballinamere Special Olympics Swimming Team

On Sunday 27th November our Special Olympics Swimming team headed to the Curragh Army Camp in Co. Kildare to compete in the North Leinster Regional Championship. We won an unprecedented 15 gold and 2 silver medals at the games and … Continue reading

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Junior Infants have been busy sewing!

Junior Infants have been learning how to sew using plastic needles and wool  on hessian. We have made lovely, happy faces. We also made something else but Mum’s the word on that for a while yet!!!

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3D Shapes

In school on the 14th , 15th , 16th, 17th and the 18th of November fifth class learnt all about 3D shapes. The whole class was divided into groups of four to work as a group on 3D shapes. In our groups there … Continue reading

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Making Butter

On the 9/11/’11 we learned how to make butter. We were shown a short movie of a lady making butter. After this we knew the steps of how to make butter because we went over it and over it.
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Impressionist Paintings

Do you like our “impressions” of some famous paintings?
 
 

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Ballinamere/Durrow Narrowly lose County A Final

Just three days after lifting the B title, the Ballinamere boys were back in action, this time teaming up with neighbours and clubmates from Durrow, to contest the A Final with Edenderry. The team was proud to line up for … Continue reading

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Ballinamere Boys win Final!

On November 9th, the Group B final was played in O’Connor Park, Tullamore. This eagerly-awaited clash between Ballinamere and Rhode Parish had been postponed before the Halloween break, but finally went ahead in the county ground, much to the delight … Continue reading

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