June 2024… to begin with…

Our final month in Junior Infants, and what a jam-packed month so far! The theme this month is ‘Holidays’.  In Aistear we set up the airport.  We have a check-in desk, and children must produce their passports and tickets to […]

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May 2024

During the month of May we took a break from Aistear and instead had Literacy Stations. We had 4 stations; the first being Decodable Readers, next Roll and Read, then Peer Reading with a reading buddy and finally a handwriting […]

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March/April 2024

The first day of March brought snow but March also brought us The Puppet Show! In Aistear we set up the role play area at a Puppet Show.  First, we had a show about ‘The Little Red Hen’.  Then we […]

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February 2024

February welcomed Spring in Junior Infants and a trip to the Vets!  We read about a pet lamb who hurt his leg and read about his trip to the vets. In Aistear we set up the role play area in […]

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January

We returned to school on the 8th of January after a lovely Christmas break.  We started planning our Aistear theme ‘The Market’ straight away and set up stalls to sell the crafts that we created.  We read about Ella’s trip […]

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December 2023

This month saw Junior Infants head off on our first school trip.  We all travelled on a big coach to The Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon to watch the panto ‘Little Miss Muffet’s Christmas Adventures’.  We loved it! We prepared for our […]

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November 2023

The Aistear theme this month was the Doctor’s Surgery.  We learned lots of vocabulary such as stethoscope, injection, receptionist, and surgery.  The highlight of our month was a visit to our lovely neighbours in the actual Doctor’s Surgery.  We were […]

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October

Here are some photos from Aistear this month.  Our theme was ‘The Farm Shop’ and ‘Halloween’ Our Halloween Aistear; with our haunted house, painting our mummies and spiders, making our PlayDoh monsters and making potions in our Witches Den!   […]

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September

Welcome to Junior Infants 2023/2024 Here are some photos from our first month in school: Here are photos of our first day in school. We have a timeline in our classroom and we will add pictures of activities we do […]

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School Tour and Sport’s Day

Junior Infants and Senior Infants travelled to Gruane Farm in Mayo for our school tour.  We had a wonderful time, we played outside and in the indoor play area.  We fed lots of farm animals and even got to hold […]

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