We’re back!

Excitement was in the air this morning when we welcomed our junior class back to school and we look forward to having our senior class back again really soon!


STEAM Week in Ballyheerin!

The junior and senior class celebrated STEAM Week remotely this year! Múinteoir Róisín put a really fun timetable of activities together. We made some really cool constructions like boats and houses that were built to last. Others things were constructed, then eaten like our delicious pancakes! We carried out lots of experiments and the senior class even had the opportunity to interview an architect

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New Year, new learning for us all!

Happy New Year to everyone, especially to our pupils and parents who are teaching and learning from home. It is very different for us all but we are so grateful that we had a very fruitful, busy term one in both the senior and junior class. When we had confirmation that our school would remain closed for the month of January, we sprang into

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National Christmas Jumper Day 🎄

On Friday the 11th of December, the staff and pupils of Ballyheerin National school wore their Christmas jumpers. We are proud to gave all donations collected to the children’s hospital in Crumlin. We are thinking of all the children in hospital and their families at this very special time of year.


Class Dojo

We are delighted to be using the class dojo platform to communicate with parents and to acknowledge the great work that our pupils and teachers are doing in our school. One of the highlights so far this year was recording the poems and songs which we learned for Oíche Shamhna. The Senior Class even made a spooky halloween movie and learnt a spooky dance!

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Christmas has come early!

We are delighted with our new shelter which was assembled last week. The children have enjoyed playing under it and staying dry during the wet November days! We have also enjoyed seeing the most beautiful rainbows this week!


Class Dojo

We are delighted to be using the class dojo platform to communicate with parents and to acknowledge the great work that our pupils and teachers are doing in our school. All of our families are now connected with us via Class Dojo and each child has their very own e-portfolio which documents their learning. Class dojo offers a two way street in regards to

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Oíche Shamhna

Halloween is always one of the highlights of our year in Ballyheerin NS. The children looked fabulous in their costumes and we thank all the Mammies and Daddies for taking time to put the costumes together. The junior class recited wonderful halloween songs and poems. The senior class recited poems, learnt a spooky dance and made a spooky halloween video. Everything was recorded and

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Walking on Sunshine

The senior class enjoyed a lovely walk around Ballyheerin today. We had a look at the two older national schools that were in Ballyheerin before the establishment of our present school in 1913. We made a lot of new friends as we saw lots of lovely horses and their foals on our travels! The blue skies, calm water and fresh air left us feeling

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A New Look

Our beautiful senior class room was painted over the summer by our caretaker. We are delighted with the results! Go raibh maith agat, Damian!