Entries by Ballagh Ns

GAA Skills Ideas

As part of our hard work on the GAA- 5 Star programme- please see attached some ideas which will allow you to keep the skills up. There are lots of catching, throwing and kicking drills and activities. https://webmail.eir.ie/service/home/~/?auth=co&loc=en_GB&id=165892&part=2 You will also find really fun clips by GAA stars onhttps://learning.gaa.ie/gogamesskillchallenges. Ask not what your county can […]

First Penance / First Holy Communion / Confirmation

With regards to the Sacraments, no decision has been made yet as to their timeline, as soon as the information becomes available to us, we will forward details to parents. We would like to share a note received from the Diocese Primary Catechetics team: Over recent days, Deacon Frank McGuinness, Diocesan Director of Youth Ministry, […]

Useful Links to Websites

We understand people are sharing lots of useful links to websites across social media,which can be confusing to decide which is useful. This resource for Junior Infants to 6th Class  might narrow down the search and be worth exploring by the pupils if they get bored- don’t feel under pressure to use but we felt […]

Covid 19 – Activities and ideas for children

Dear Parents,I hope you are all keeping well and your families are all safe. This is a very challenging and stressful time for everybody, including children. Many of them are worried about some of the things they have seen on TV, social media or overheard from people.In order to avoid stress for both parents and […]

Celebrating World Book Day March 2020

We were delighted to meet so many wonderful and interesting characters on World Book Day! Well done to all the children who dressed up as a character from their favourite book. A huge effort was made to celebrate reading and creativity by the children – well done all! See gallery for more pictures.

4th Class Pupils perform Lunchtime Drama

The staff and pupils of Ballagh NS had a special treat recently, when the pupils of 4th class entertained us with a wonderful lunchtime drama. The pupils scripted the show, sourced their own props and costumes and even designed brochures. The performance took place on our Astro Turf and the name of the show was […]

Clothing Collection

Ballagh NS are holding a used clothing collection on Friday 6th March. All funds raised go directly to the school.  If you have any unwanted clothing, footwear, belts, handbags, hats, linens, or household textiles, please put them in bags and bring to the school during the week leading up to 6th.  All donations will be […]

Scríobh Leabhar Winners 2020

Pupils in our Senior Room were busy designing and writing Irish books for the Scríobh Leabhar Competition. Congratulations to everybody who took part and created wonderful books. The two winning groups are: Katie Smith, Siobhán Maddden and David Cox for their story “Fíor Scéal : Na Trí Mhuc agus Mac Tíre Cneasta. Leah Trimble, Sophie […]