Tomorrow, Thursday 14th of June we have an exciting opportunity for everyone to learn more about our native wildlife. Jim Martin will visit the school with his “Wildlife Exhibition” and all classes Nursery to P 7 will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition and take part in workshops. The cost is £2/child and all donations towards the cost would be greatly appreciated.
Our P 7 Pupils had a busy morning, learning some very important 1st Aid and Life Saving skills. They began by dramatising some different 1st aid situations, which could occur in any of our homes or classes, including how to deal with excessive bleeding, broken bones and bangs to the head. They then moved on to, “The Push Over” a procedure for putting a casualty into a safe position which ensures the airways are kept open if the casualty is unconscious. Finally everyone had the opportunity to practise chest compressions on “Norman” our very patient casualty!
Thank you to Sarah from the Red Cross, Youth Section for taking the course and we hope everyone is more confident and better equipped to deal with any emergencies which could occur.
We are looking for dancers, singers, musicians, comedians…. from all classes, for our first ever “St. Mary’s Got Talent, Show“! It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment… indeed if early indications are anything to go by we will have to start at 9.10 am as soon as the morning bell rings, to fit in all the acts signed up!
It’s being organised by our Student Council who are busy, making posters, and signing up acts, from individuals, groups and classes. So any budding entertainers, if you haven’t already signed up, get in touch with your Student Council Representatives.
All those taking part please note, you have until Wednesday, to have your act polished and ready for performance. If you intend using a sound track, please speak to your teacher before Wednesday.
All classes are invited to watch, entrance is £1/pupil, with all money raised going towards school funds.
P6 pupils had a great day visiting Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum in Dublin. Pupils visited the graves of many people who played a significant role in the history of Ireland and they had a hands on workshop to learn about items from World War 1.
The pupils did a fantastic job capturing lots of exciting angles and poses during the tour and it has been difficult to select for the website.