Category: S.P.H.E.

Pancake Tuesday

We had lots of fun on Pancake Tuesday. We incorporated our skill of procedural writing to create a recipe for making pancakes. Every class got the opportunity to make a pancake and decorate it with their favourite toppings. Yummy!

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Revised Stay Safe Programme

The CAPP programme (Stay Safe) is a primary school based approach to the prevention of child abuse. The aim of the programme is to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying through the provision of a personal safety education programme for children at primary school level, continuing professional development for teachers, training for Boards of Management and information sessions for parents.

The Stay Safe programme itself is a personal safety skills programme designed for use with primary school children from Junior Infants through to 6th class. The programme seeks to enhance children’s self-protective skills by participation in lessons on safe and unsafe situations, bullying, inappropriate touch, secrets, telling and stranger danger.

The programme aims to give children the skills necessary to enable them to recognise and resist abuse/victimisation and teaches them that they should always tell (an adult that can help) about any situation which they find unsafe, upsetting, threatening, dangerous or abusive.

Click on the link below for information on the Revised Stay Safe Programme

http://www.staysafe.ie/parents.htm

 

Fire Safety

Two fire officers visited our school. They told us all about fire safety in our homes. We learned so much on the day and we did some exercises that night for homework on what we learned.

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Confirmation

On Thursday 7th February our 5th and 6th class received the sacrament of Confirmation in Ballymore church. All of the pupils worked hard in preparation for the day. Well done to all of you.

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Cooking All Stars

We have completed our programme of Cooking All Stars. The children and staff really enjoyed the programme. We incorporated a lot of different areas of the curriculum including SPHE, Science and procedural writing in English.The children are continuing to practice all the recipes they learned in school and are using the skills they learned to try new recipes.cooking all stars

 

Mindfulness

The children have been introduced to guided relaxation and mindfulness over the past few weeks.Mindful awareness exercises help children develop concentration and self-awareness. The pupils look like they are in the zone!

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Cooking All Stars

We are very lucky to be chosen as one of the fifty pilot schools for SuperValu Cooking All Stars.

The SuperValu Cooking All-Stars will give children the confidence to safely handle tricky and precarious tasks like preparing vegetables and safely cooking healthy recipes like scrambled eggs, banana pancakes and even a delicious quesadilla.

Cooking All-Stars is designed to teach primary school children the crucial life skill of cooking to ensure that the next generation is going to be healthier and more confident in the kitchen.

The programme was carefully designed by a panel of nutritionists, chefs and teachers to make sure that both the teachers and the children will enjoy the programme as well as learn about practical life skills and a healthy eating ethos along the way.

We are learning about procedural writing, the food pyramid and healthy eating as part of the Cooking All Stars programme.

Watch out Neven Maguire!

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