Lesson Study

Here is a video of the recent Lesson Study programme that Fossa NS participated in. The project was done in partnership with the PDST.  Lesson Study is a strategy in which teachers come together and share planning of lessons. It creates opportunities for collaboration, professional development  and sharing of expertise. The Lesson Study was conducted in Ms. Lynch’s Senior Infants and focused on the use of ICT to promote directional language and problem solving.

Literacy week in Fossa School

Last week we celebrated literacy week . Every day the children engaged in different activities . We had artists teaching us how to sketch characters from books. A drama teacher visited for two days and taught improvisation ,Mime , choral verse, role play and voice work. All classes took part in buddy reading – older children read to younger children. Classes wrote spring poems, they wrote and drew storyboards. Cook covers were designed. Also children made book marks. Every class designed their door to look like a book. All children took part in drop everything and write  and drop everything and read initiatives . We wrote story of the day … Read More >>

Christmas Quiz Champions

Ryan Brady, Jamie Daly, Melanie OSullivan and Daithi Kissane OSullivan . Winners of the Christmas quiz 2018 .

Fossa School Community Art Project

The pupils from Fifth and Sixth Class volunteered to paint stained glass windows designed by local artist Claire Dundon . Claire ran the project and the windows are beautiful. Well done to all involved .

Sports Day 2018

Fossa National School’s annual Sports Day 2018. All classes participated in variety of games and activities.

Green Flag

This year in Fossa School we are trying to save as much water as possible in order to get the Green Flag. We have selected our members for this year. They are as follows 3rd class Gráinne,Kate and Ciaran 4th class Aoife and Jamie 5th class  Elizabeth and Tadhg 6th class Rachel, Jack and Philip Every day Jaime and Aoife go out to the water meter, measure and log the amount of  water used by the school. We are hoping the amount used will be getting less and less all the time as ALL the students and staff in the school make a genuine effort to reduce the amount of … Read More >>