Vicarstown National School is a hive of activity

Seachtain na Gaeilge. The first week of March has been a busy one for our school. Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl ar feadh dhá seachtaine agus bhí an scoil go léir á céíliúradh í. Bhí comórtas ealaíne, tráth na gceist, comórtas seanfhocail, rince Gaelach, ceol Gaelach, scéalta Gaelacha, céilí agus a lán rudaí eile ar fud na scoile. Bhí an craic againn agus tá na páistí ag dul chun cinn in aghaidh an lae.

School is a hive of activity at the moment and we are delighted to welcome back Timmy from Inniscarra GAA who is teaching hurling at all class levels. The Sciath na Scol and Mini 7s competitions will also be starting in the coming weeks, Irish dancing is in full swing in preparation for our annual Céilí, we have teams in the upcoming Spar FAI 5-a-side competitions and tennis lessons are planned too.

Our morning and after-school service will be starting in September 2019. This will be of great use to our school community, especially to our working parents, and will run during school term and holidays. For more information, contact the school office.

We loved World Book Day where children from all classes brought in their favourite books. We had book readings using our visualiser at Junior and Senior school assemblies, children from 1st – 6th have received their new library cards and we are starting a new ‘Brilliant Book Shelf’ in each class with specially selected books for each class grouping. We are keeping our book vouchers for our school book fair which will be on 7th of May.

We have 30 ukuleles winging their way to us by post at present. This, along with tin whistle instruction, will form our term three music approach. Music was selected as area to focus following our Vicarstown Vision Survey.5th and 6th irish dancing 2