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Aistear – March 2020

Travel was the March Aistear theme.  We had a Travels Agent in Role Play and created holiday locations in Small World/Sand and Play Dough.  We constructed vehicles, in which to travel to our holiday destinations, in Construction.

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The children are enjoying gymnastic lessons.

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Aistear – February

Clothes was the February Aistear theme.  We had a Clothes Shop in Role Play and played with dolls in Small World.  We made clothes with play dough and the construction toys.

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Clay Food

The Junior Room created food with clay.

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Aistear – January

The Aistear theme for January was Machines/Electricity. We had an Appliance Shop in Role Play and constructed lots of machines using the bricks for the shop.  In small world we used the doll’s house and furniture to explore the things that use electricity.

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Static Electricity

The children in First and Second Class were learning about static electricity. Static Electricity from Cloonloo School on Vimeo.

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Exploring Print

The Junior Room were exploring different printing methods.   Exporing Print 2020 from Cloonloo School on Vimeo.

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Potato Penguin Prints

The children made Potato Penguin Prints.

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Aistear – December

The Aistear theme for December was Winter and Antarctica.  In role play and small world the children explored Antarctica.  In construction the children made vehicles to travel through the snow.  In play dough the children made Winter themed decorations.

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Winter Icicles

The children made Winter Icicles.  

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Why choose Cloonloo National School?

  • Low pupil-teacher ratio – 1:1 teaching
  • DEIS School – This means extra grant to the school to subsidise school activities, outing and cost of books etc
  • Heavily subsidised books – total book cost is €25 which includes all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • Free packed school lunches
  • Heavily subsidised swimming classes for all children
  • Teachers very accessible and available to talk to
  • Uniform – Very practical. White or blue t-shirt, navy or black trousers/tracksuit bottoms