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Science Week

The theme of Science Week 2021 is “Creating our Future”. At Ballagh NS, some fantastic experiments were undertaken, with the pupils in the Senior Room creating Rocket Balloon Cars and carrying out a Water Chime Pitch experiement, while the Junior Room pupils made a Lava Lamp.

Aistear in the Junior Room

Aistear is the irish word for journey and our pupils certainly took some marvellous journeys recently as they visited “The Farm Shop” and “The Hospital”, through their role play in Aistear. They took part in active learning by using art, role play, construction and activities.

Halloween Fun

Everybody certainly got into the Halloween Spirit in Ballagh NS. There were scary monsters, ghouls and witches roaming our classrooms and even Mario and Luigi paid us a visit..

Credit Union Art Competition

All pupils took part in the Lanesboro Ballyleague Credit Union Art Competition. The theme this year is “Imagine”. The artwork completed was so impressive that we want to share it with you all. As far as we are concerned, everybody is a winner!!

Minecraft in Education

Ballagh NS are taking part in the joint initiative between Dream Space and RTEjr “Ireland’s Future is MINE” which is a project using Minecraft. Minecraft: Education Edition is a game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment.

Green Schools Update

We are delighted to confirm that, despite Covid-19, our Green-Schools Programme is continuing this year with our new and exciting theme ‘Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste’. We take great pride in the many successes we have had as part of the Green-Schools Programme at Ballagh National School, and this year will be no different! […]

Welcome Back

We are delighted to welcome back our Junior Room Bubble!! As all the pupils from Junior Infants to Second Class returned to school on Monday, it was wonderful to see their happy smiling faces again. We look forward to the 15th March, when we hope the rest of our pupils (3rd – 6th class) can […]