Sit Spot poem – 6th class – I noticed… the quiet forest with only one bird going crazy I felt calm how tall and slanty the trees are the sun shining off the sea the smell of pine needles the sound of birds, the smell 
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We’re busy learning skills to put up hammocks and rope bridges. There are many benefits to these types of activities. Forest school, and life in general, is not risk free. We are endangering ourselves by trying to make it so at time. It is important 
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2nd class got to explore Autumn directly after being in the Forest in the summer term in 1st class. Getting to experience the seasons is always interesting. They go looking for sticky backs (cleavers) to play sticky back tag with in Autumn and only find 
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Senior Infants had a wonderful time exploring Autumn on Killiney Hill.  Click on the photos below to get a flavour of what we got up to.  And make sure you look at Liz McMahon’s blog of the sessions on DLR Creativity in the Classroom | 
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(Click on any of the images to start the slideshow.) Risk and rope work Why are opportunities for risk and adventure essential for normal development in the early years?  Tim Gill (2007) identifies four arguments: We are introducing rope work to develop all of the 
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6th Class had the privilege of being the first class to use the new projector down in the Hall. It was a great experience, we were supposed to watch a movie in our class on our whiteboard but decided to use our new Mega screen down 
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The Student Council have been meeting every week, planning their events for the year ahead. Their first event is a charity fundraiser to be held on Friday 16th December 2022. Get your seasonal gear out because everyone is invited to a coffee morning in the 
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A sincere thanks to teachers for facilitating a new model of parent teacher meetings using a blend of online and in-person meetings. Zoom meetings enabled parents to attend their child’s progress meeting from different workplaces; in-person meetings yielded the joy of face-to-face interactions. We are 
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