Blog

Information and notifications or fifth and sixth classes.

We have been busy here in St.Aidans getting back into Active mode after the holidays. A number of activities have taken place to get started; Active Committee 2018-2019 The Active School’s Committee for this year has been set up which ...

Mr Donnellan and the 6th Class took advantage of the sunny weather on Friday 4th May and completed a Maths trail around the town. They were kept very busy making calculations, looking out for shapes and angles as they completed the trail.  

Last week during Maths Class as part of Shape and Space strand, we explored 3D shape. We did lots of activities- creating 3d shapes with cocktail sticks and geomag, making shapes from net templates, learning names discovering names and ...

Well done to all the 6th Class pupils who participated in the recent Raftery Returns event at the Town Hall Theatre on 15th March 2018. The pupils really enjoyed composing their mini-sagas and poems with guidance from local poet Terry McDonagh. ...

Congratulations to St Aidan’s Credit Union Quiz team, who were placed second at Chapter level of Credit Union Schools Quiz, in Ballina on Sun 4th March 2018. The team will now go on to represent the school in the National Finals in the RDS ...

5th Class have been busy doing project work recently. Our most recent work was based on ‘The Weather’. Each child researched an aspect of the Weather that interested them. Theywill present their findings to the class during ...

5th Class were busy at work exploring their options for the ‘Raft Challenge’ this week. The small-group challenge is part of the schools’ participation in Mayo Science & Technology Festival 2017. The children had to use 50 ...

Fifth Class pupils had a very enjoyable visit to our local library today. They met Michael Moylan from History Live who  presented a workshop on the Titanic. He brought along a model of the ship, costumes and other props. We learned a lot as he ...

Congratulations to our boys football team who won the Cumann na mBunscol Division 1B Final in McHale Park, Castlebar on Tuesday 13th June. After a very closely contested match against Breaffy NS Ballina, we were all delighted when St. ...

As part of our SPHE curriculum we recently explored the topic of Bullying.  As we learned how to deal with bullying we wrote poems and designed anti-bullying posters. Click here to see all the posters We also did a presentation for other ...

Lukasz, the Greens Schools Travel Officer came to our school.  .  He carried out a workshop with 2nd and 3rd Classes on ‘A Journey to School’ and a workshop with 4th and 5th Class on ‘Climate Change’. After lunch he met with the Green ...

Well done to our boys and girls Mini-Sevens teams who did our school proud at the Swinford area blitz on Thursday 13th  September 2016 . The girls team were narrowly defeated in the final. The boys team beat Foxford in a closely contested ...