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Back to School

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The Junior Room September 2017


Back to the 80’s Musical

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On 1st February we attended the musical “Back to the 80’s” in Boyle.  It was very enjoyable.



Fred, the Party Professor

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On November 18th Fred, the Party Professor visited the school.  He performed magic tricks, songs and tunes on numerous musical instruments.  All the children enjoyed the show very much!!!


Ag Súgradh Le Chéile

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Parents and children from the Junior Room participated in “Ag Súgradh Le Chéíle” on the 11th October in Cloonloo Hall. We played lots of fun games together!!!



Electrical Safety

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We had a visitor called Stephen from ESB Networks who came to talk to us about electrical  safety . The children in Junior Infants were given high vis vests.



A Visit from a Historian

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We had a visit from a Historian who taught the children about the evolution of musical instruments in Early Ireland Civilization.


1916 Commemoration

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On Tuesday 15th of March we had a 1916 Commemoration Ceremony at the school.  Parents were invited in to share the occasion with the children.  The children sang songs including the National Anthem and the Proclamation was read aloud.  Then we raised the National Flag and concluded by inviting the parents inside for some refreshments.


Sun Safety

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Karen from the dermatologist unit in Sligo Hospital visited the school on Friday 8th of April to talk to the children about sun safety.   Each child was given a sun hat and certificate.


The Magic Man

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The Magic Man came to our school for a visit.  He played tunes on instruments, sang songs and performed tricks.  It was great fun.


FIS Award

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Well done to the pupils of the Senior Room and Mr. Gannon on winning a FÍS Award for Best Newcomers with their film ” The Unknown Force”.  It can be viewed on the link .  The children in the Senior Room travelled to the Helix in Dublin to accept their award.




A Visit from the Defence Forces

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 The oldest and youngest pupil in our school were presented with a tricolour and a copy of the proclamation by the Defence Forces on Wednesday 16th September. 



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Congratulations to our Readathon winner who read 25 books.


All the children that participated and read books won Easter Eggs.






Snow Fun

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We had lots of fun in the snow.



Stonepark Warrior Challenge

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Participants of the Stonepark Warrior Challenge



Moone Boy Art Competition

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Congratulations to one of the winners of the Moone Boy Art Competition.


Visit from a Garda

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We had a visit from a Garda from Gurteen on Wednesday 19th June.   He spoke to us about road safety, travel safety and the job of a Garda.  He showed us his handcuffs and his baton.




Visit from Firemen

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We had a visit from two firemen who talked to the children about fire safety.



Garda Visit

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We had a visit from a Garda from Gurteen who told us all about road safety.




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 this year was €20 which included all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • 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