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Christmas Musical Adventures with the RTE Symphony Orchestra

Our Third and Fourth Classes, together with their teachers went to Musical Adventures at Christmas, in the National Concert Hall today. The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra was joined once again by leading music animateur, presenter and broadcaster, Tom Redmond, for Musical Adventures at Christmas, a tailor-made concert presentation for primary school children aged 8-12. We were […]

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Maths Week In Scoil Choca Naofa

October 17 – 21 was Maths Week this year and we adopted a whole school approach in Scoil Choca Naofa, having fun with maths in school that week. A special word of thanks to all the teachers for the extra time and effort they put into helping the children have a wonderful week filled with […]

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Science Week 2016 in Scoil Choca Naofa

Another busy week at school during Science Week 2016 this week where many of the classes were busy showing and sharing their experiments with other classes. Here we see Ms. Diggin’s 5th/6th Class performing their experiments. Making Quicksand with cornflour and water. Mixtures Separate, Solutions Don’t Do Boiled Eggs Roll Faster? Investigating why an egg […]

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UNDER 12 WINNERS

Congratulations to Kilcock Under 12 Camogie team who won the county Final on Friday. The match against Kill was held in Kill GAA. Trainer/Manager Kevin was extremely proud of the team who worked very hard during the year. Under captain, Eleanor Langbert, the team played strongly in the final. Chairperson of Kilcock Camogie presented medals […]

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Clay work from 4th

This is a Minecraft Gingerbread Man standing on a big cookie. It’s made of clay. It took a week to harden before I could paint it. The paint dried very quickly and then I glazed it with PVA glue. There are three other cookies around the base. Squeeky and Peanut, two of my favourite toys, […]

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SPORTS DAY and MORE and lots of photos

A very exciting month for Sports in Scoil Choca Naofa: another great SPORTS DAY organised by Ms Diggin – she surpassed herself this year by also arranging beautiful weather. Teams of athletes left Scoil Choca for Santry on Wednesday and for Leixlip on Friday. The girls have been training for a number of weeks with […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY

Letter for parents of children in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes Dear Parent Some of our children in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes are trying to handle “Tricky Social Media Situations”. Because many of the incidences we are dealing with in school, originate OUTside school it might be an idea that both parents […]

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NEWSLETTER MAY 2016

Dear Parent/Guardians What a hectic few weeks we’ve had: I suppose one of the biggest bits of news was notice of my retirement at the end of August. How lucky I have been to be in a job that I thoroughly enjoyed. I’ve heard some lovely comments from teachers, children, parents, neighbours—it’s lovely to be […]

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A LETTER TO PARENTS

Friday, 30 April 2016 Dear Parent, On Wednesday evening I gave notice of my retirement from the position of Príomhoide to the Board of Management. Today has been a pretty emotional day telling my friends- staff, children and now you – of my intentions. I have been a staff member of Scoil Choca Naofa since […]

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