Erasmus Visitors – April

Here are some photos from our recent Eramus+ hosting week. Visitors from Bulgaria, Italy, Greece and Spain came to Killarney as part of Our Marketing for Young Entrepreneur project. Thanks to all the teachers and families who helped in this wonderful week.

Easter egg winner

Eva Collins from Senior Infants was the proud winner of the giant Easter egg this year . Thank you to all pupils  who went to great efforts to sell their raffle tickets. So we can purchase resources for our STEM room . Thank you to Mrs McCarthy from the Parents Association for coordinating the tickets and the raffle.

Easter raffle

This year children made a great effort to sell tickets for our Easter raffle . We hope to buy resources for our STEM room with the money collected . Many thanks to all families for selling the tickets . Eva Collins from Senior Infants was the lucky winner of the giant Easter Egg . Many thanks to Mrs McCarthy from the parents association for organizing the raffle . Also thank you to Mary Theresa for sourcing the giant Easter egg

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 .