June News Update

We have been very busy here at Ahiohill National School- The following are some news updates:

  • A huge congratulations to everyone who took part in the Cork City Sports. It was a very successful day as we brought home 4 trophies. Special congratulations to Chloe, Amie, Gearóid and Pádraig.

  • 1st-6th Class have now completed their 6 week swimming block in Dunmanway swimming pool. Thank you to all the instructors. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their lessons, learned something new and gained more confidence in the water.

  • Norina and Oskar are two students who will be helping out in each of the classrooms for the month of June. They are studying primary school teaching in Switzerland.

  • There are a number of important dates over the coming month to take note of:

    -June 11th- Internet safety workshop for pupils and parents (evening)

    -June 13th- 6th class graduation

    -June 17th/18th- New infants in for morning

    -June 21st- School sports day

    -June 23rd- RSA workshop

    -June 26th-Summer Holidays

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Reminder: School Tour

The 1st-6th Class school tour takes place tomorrow (Tuesday May 28th) in The Glen Resource Centre. The bus will be leaving school at 8:45 am sharp and will return for home time as usual. Children can wear their school tracksuit and it is also very important to either apply sunscreen before coming to school or bring it with them on the day. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of water for the exciting day ahead!

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'Help my kid learn'

Help my kid learn is a national Irish strategy developed by the Department of Education and Skills. It aims to promote and improve the development of literacy and numeracy. It is a very easy, educational website to use in school or at home and all activities are free. Here are some directions for use:

Step 1: Click on link http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/

Step 2: Choose age category at top of the page (0-2, 3-4, 5-7, 8-9, 10-12).

Step 3: Choose topic: Talk, play, read, write or count.

Step 4: Choose an activity.

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Swimming

Swimming lessons have started this week for 1st-6th class in Dunmanway swimming pool.

Lessons will be taking place every Wednesday for the next 5 weeks. (6 lessons in total)

Reminder: Children will need to bring swimming suit, towel, swimming hat and goggles every Wednesday.

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