We had a fantastic day on 14th June on our school tour at Rockhill Park Kerrykeel. The children enjoyed all of the activities and were well looked after by all of the activity leaders. Some of the activities included Canoeing, Archery, Lazer tag, Orienteering, Zorbing, Trampolining, Wall climbing, Go-Karting, Mini-golf & Soft-play centre.We hope to be back again sometime. Go raibh maith agaibh.
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 !
The Senior Classes attended the “Working It Out” event at Rosnakill Resource Centre on 23rd May. The event was organised by Patricia from Junior Achievement Ireland. Junior Achievement work with local companies in an aim of giving back to the local community. In this case, they have teamed up with Marine Harvest Ireland. Volunteers from Marine Harvest Ireland are trained to work with children
Our children, along with the children from Drumfad NS, visited the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary in Raphoe on Monday 22nd May. We had a tour around the Donkey Sanctuary and saw the donkeys in the fields and more of them in the stables. We were so excited to see the new foal Hope ! We were also delighted to see Timmy the Donkey, as Drumfad
The Senior classes from our school were invited by Drumfad NS to join them on a trip to the Raphoe Royal and Prior Secondary school to attend “The Ingenious Ulster Science Show”. The show was based on inventors from Ulster from 1660 to the present day. Some of the inventors included Hans Sloane, Joesph Black & Harry Ferguson. It may have ignited an interest
The First Holy Communion took place this year in Fanavolty Chapel on Saturday 13th May at 12pm. 16 children from all of the local schools in Fanad made their First Holy Communion on the day. Congratulations to Aoibhinn who made her First Holy Communion and also who read the Prayer before Communion so well on the day. Mass was celebrated by Fr Pat McGarvey
All of the children started their Swimming lessons in Carrigart on Friday April 28th. The swimming lessons last for one hour with a qualified Swim Instructor. The children will attend for 8 lessons. Lessons and bus are heavily subsidised by the school, therefore children must only pay €5 per lesson. Swimming tests take place on Friday 9th June. Certificates will be given out on
We had our annual Ballyheerin Spring Clean up on Wednesday 26th April. All of the children and adults wore high-vis jackets and garden gloves. We headed off in a few separate groups around the roads of Ballyheerin and filled over 12 bags of rubbish. We found that the roads were much cleaner than other years. We hope next year to move our clean-up to
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
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