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Lá Spóirt le Gaeil Fhánada CLG

Míle buíochas le Gaeil Fhánada CLG  a d’éagraigh Lá Spóirt do na scoileanna uilig i gceantar Fhánada ar 13ú Meitheamh. Cé nach raibh an aimsir go maith, bhí lá fíor mhaith ag na páistí uilig i dTraigh a Locha. Buíochas mór fósta dóibh uilig a chuidigh ar an lá. Beidh muid arais arís an bhlian seo chugainn. Gaeil Fhánada Abú !

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

D’éagraigh Gaeltacht Bheo Fhánada Seachtain na Gaeilge álainn eile i mbliana. Ghlac na páistí uilig páirt i gcomórtas Éalaíne le téama “Tá Gaeltacht Fhánada Beo “. Fuair Aoibhinn duais sa chomórtas. Ghlac páistí Rang 3 – 6 páirt i dTráth na gCeist leis na scoileanna uilig sa cheantar i Scoil Mhuire Caiseal. Bhí am ar dóigh acu. D’imir na bunranganna le páistí óga Scoil

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The children have been so lucky to have had some gymnastic lessons with Teresa. They have been learning about the: Forward Roll-Over = Stretch, Squat, Smack, Tuck, Lift & Roll. Backwards Roll-Over = Lay Down, Tuck hands under ears, Lift your legs over your head, Roll over to Stand up. Hand-Stand = Stretch, T- position ( two arms outstretched & one leg off the floor

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Junior Achievement Science

The Senior classes were very lucky to have some Volunteers from the Marine Harvest working with them on Science topics over the past few weeks based on Our Universe. They covered the following topics – Bones & Skeleton, Paper Chromatography & Forensic Science, Fuel & Energy Audit, The Heart & Circulation, Light, Laser & Reflection as well as building a Periscope. Thank you so

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FAI Primary 5-a-side Soccer Competition

Ballyheerin school are delighted to be taking part for the first time in the FAI Primary 5 a-side soccer Small Schools soccer competition. The Senior class will all travel to Ballyare for the 5-a-side blitz leaving the school at 9:30am on 14th March. Good luck to all of Team Ballyheerin!

Pancake Tuesday

Thank you to Fidelma who made her yummy pancakes for all of the children and staff ! We  had sugar, lemon, butter, syrup and spreadable chocolate ! It was delicious ! Thank you also to Edel for loaning us her electric hob – we really appreciate it !


We were delighted to have Caroline from the Donegal County Museum in the school. She brought with her a large Archaeology box. It was filled with old artefacts dating back to the Stone Age. All artefacts were found in Donegal and are housed in the Donegal County Museum. Caroline gave the children a brief history of Donegal using all of the old Artefacts. It

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Friendship Day

We had a lovely time in Ballyheerin school on Friendship day. All of the children worked together to create beautiful Friendship cards for family members and for each other. We try every day to be better friends , to ourselves and to those around us. #Cairde

Dance Class

The children take part in Dance Class with Múinteoir Teresa on Thursday afternoons 12:30 – 1:30pm. The dance is based on keeping fit and healthy, and focuses on movement to music. The children explore different styles of dance with Múinteoir Teresa. It is lots of fun !


We , in the Junior Class, actively engage in Aistear. We use ‘junk art’ during our Aistear time. To facilitate this we need your help! Could you please collect and send in old cardboard and plastic packaging that you don’t need. In the past we have made robots, sleighs, kites, hairdryers and many more things using bits and bobs that were collected. Some examples: *

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