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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Christmas Service Leatbeg Church

We had a lovely Christmas Service at Leagbeg Church for the whole school community on 22nd Dec. Thank you so much to Rev David Griscome and the Church of Ireland community for creating the lovely service. Well done to all of the children for reading and singing thourghout the service. Thank you to all who helped with providing refreshments afterwards. Thanks also to Fr

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Cinderella at the Millennium Forum

We travelled to the Millennium Forum in Derry on 2nd Dec 2016 to see Cinderella. The children all enjoyed the trip and the show. Thanks to the team at the Millennium Forum for the great seats !

Mary Poppins Ballyheerin style !

The children from Ballyheerin NS performed their version of Mary Poppins in December 2016. They worked extremely hard learning songs and their lines, developing their acting skills and creating their costumes. The show was enjoyed by everyone. Well done to all of the children. It was Supercalifragilistic expialidocious ! Check out photos in our Gallery.

Our Design Exhibition at Regional Cultural Centre

We all travelled to the Regional Cultural Centre on 9th Dec 2016 to attend the Exhibition of our Artwork which we designed with Rebecca Marsden, Fashion Designer. We were so proud of our artwork. Emily, Roisin, Caoimhe and Aoibhinn presented our work to the large crowd who attended the exhibition. We had lots of yummy food at the Cultural Centre afterwards. The Director of

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Music Classes at Ballyheerin NS

We are delighted to have music classes each Monday afternoon. All of the children avail of Singing class with Múinteoir Gráinne and Tin Whistle class with Múinteoir Maria. Children from 1st – 6th class also choose either Piano class with Múinteoir Aoife or Fiddle class with Múinteoir Maria.

Fashion Design

The children are so excited to have the Fashion Designer Rebecca Marsden coming to work with them in the school. Rebecca will create some artwork with the children based on our locality. The designs will be exhibited in the Regional Cultural Centre on 9th Dec 1-2pm. All will be welcome to attend the Exhibition, where a child from our school will present our design.

Mulroy Estate Autumn Walk

Thank you so much to the Mulroy Estate for allowing us to go on an Autumn Nature Exploration around the grounds. Thank you also to our nature expert Aengus Kennedy who was our guide. All of the children, teachers and parents who went on the walk thoroughy enjoyed the adventure. It was a very healthy learning experience for us all. Check out our photos

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Big Bear Planetarium

We are delighted to welcome the children from Cashel NS, Doaghbeg NS & Drumfad NS to our school to visit the Big Bear Planetarium. Timetable for the day: 9:45am – 10:30am – Cashel Infants to 3rd & Doaghbeg Infants to 2nd 10:30am – 11:15am – Cashel 4th to 6th & Doaghbeg 3rd to 6th 11:15am – 12:15pm – Ballyheerin Infants to 2nd & Drumfad Infants to 1st 12:15pm – 1:00pm

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Activities in Ballyheerin NS

Dance Class:  We have fun dance class with Teresa on Thursdays 12:30 – 1:30pm in Nov and Dec Music Class: We have music class on Fridays. Piano, Fiddle, Tin Whistle & Singing class. Swimming: We will go swimming in Mevagh Dive Centre on Friday afternoons in May and June. Computer Classes: We have Computer Classes in the second term. Bible Stories: We will have

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