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Author: Ms McColgan

Bizzy Breaks are a great way to have a quick movement break between your lessons. You can download a video here that goes through a 10 minute movement break with you using the exercises on the poster. https://irishheart.ie/publications/bizzy-breaks-poster-video/ You can adjust this to suit you. For example you could: adjust the amount of exercises you perform to make it easier 
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On these chilly days, it’s great to think about looking after the wildlife in our gardens and locality. Some of the children in our school have been watching the birds in their gardens and learning all about them. There are so many great resources here https://birdwatchireland.ie/ This poster from https://birdwatchcork.com/ might help you to identify some of the birds you 
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Our 5th and 6th class children were invited to be part of a photography project this year with Tallaght Community Arts. Facilitator Jennifer Webster arranged for photographer Jonathan Stokes to give the children an online workshop in photography and then each child was give a disposable camera to use over the course of a week to record views in the 
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Glenasmole National School Christmas Performances We were delighted to work with Music Generation South Dublin Musician Educator Nicola White to record individual class performances to share with families and friends. The children had a lot of fun over the first term learning about the use of percussion and developing their ukulele skills. The link takes you to the Music Generation 
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Under current guidelines from the Department of Education, the school will re-open on Monday 11th January. This is subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions. We are looking forward to seeing you all again under the safest possible conditions.
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We had an action day that was called ‘Live Like our Grandparents Energy Saving Day’. We encouraged the children to walk and cycle to school. Staff carpooled. The children and staff dressed up like the olden days. We put the children into rows in the classrooms. We used no lights, heating, computers or interactive whiteboards for the day. We played 
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We were very lucky to have had Hannah O’Neill into our school with the Brendan Martin and Sam Maguire Cup. We had the opportunity to ask Hannah lots of questions about keeping fit and healthy, and what it’s like to be a Dublin player.
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This mural is painted in the shelter in our school yard. It was created in 2003 by the children and local artists. A long time ago in ancient Ireland there lived a man called Oisín. He was one of the Fianna and his father was Fionn MacCumhail. One day Oisín fell in love with a beautiful princess called Niamh. She 
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Ms. Griffin’s 1st & 2nd class created a brilliant story in a Fighting Words workshop this week. Follow this link https://www.fightingwords.ie/stories/bananas-vs-vegetables to find out what happened when scientist Super Anna made a potion to turn herself into a banana…
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A fantastic new outdoor classroom is taking shape at the school, thanks to the great efforts of lots of willing volunteers. A willow house was constructed with the assistance of Finnian Ward from SDCC Parks Dept. The willow will grow and the house will become a living dome during the coming year. The insects of Glenasmole are living in style 
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