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Junior Room English

The Daily 5

Last modified on 2016-09-21 17:57:07 GMT. 0 comments. Top.

The Daily Five is an America Literacy Initiative which children are trained to work independently  on reading and writing.  Children are given a choice of five activities on a daily basis:

Read to Self

Read to Someone

Work on Writing

Listen to Reading

Word Work.



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