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Newsletter 8.10.15

Dear Parents, Homework Policy As part of our staff meeting yesterday evening, our homework policy has been reviewed and updated. We hope that you find it helpful as parents, as a guideline around homework. The experience of homework can be very different depending on the child, so this policy aims to clarify approaches, timeframes and what to do if an issue arises. Mr. Quinn
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Cross Country Team

Congratulations to our Cross Country Team and their trainers, Sarah Scannell and Shirley Power, on their brilliant performances in the inter schools’ competition in Macroom recently. The Ovens team won a total of 19 medals and everyone had a grea…

Sciath na Scol

Comhghairdeachas leis na buachaillí, na cailíní agus na múinteoirí atá í bhfeighil orthu as ucht na cluichí leath ceannais a shroichint. Well done to all involved, our girls won four games out of four and are in the division one semi final and …

Board of Management Elections

Dear parents,
A meeting to elect two parent representatives to the Board of Management of Ovens National School will be held on Thursday, 22nd October 2015, at 8pm, in the school.
All parents of children who are enrolled and have commenced attendance a…

Tag Rugby with Larry

We were so pleased earlier this month to welcome back Larry Canavan from Tullow RFC, following his illness last school year. Larry is a favourite visitor and sports coach in our school and was very much missed! As soon as Larry came back he started training with the senior classes, 4th – 6th. As there […]

Green School – R.S.A Safe Cross Code Dance

We have started our second year of work towards earning our fourth green flag. We have been learning about road safety this month and the children will perform the Safe Cross Code Dance tomorrow in the Hall whilst wearing their high visibility vests. Check back for updates ..

Congratulations Eimear

Comhghairdeachas le Eimear Scally a bhuaigh bonn uile Éireann an Domhnach seo chaite.  Well done to one of our past pupils, Eimear Scally, on winning another All-Ireland medal with Cork Senior Footballers. Eimear played a vital part in their victory …

September Art

September Art

All around the school there are some colourful displays, senior infants have been learning about paint and colour. The wonderful book “Giraffes can’t Dance” was the stimulus for some beautiful artwork.
1st  class have been learning about line drawing using owls as their theme.

2nd class have been studying pointillism and painted [...]

Sciath na Scol

Sciath na Scol

Our Footballers had a second victory last week when they took on the boys from Morning Star. Jake Higgins, the captain led his team to a well deserved victory despite some fierce opposition from the opponents. Maith sibh! Our next game will be on Wedn…

World Space Week

World Space Week

In first class we’ve been learning all about the life of an astronaut in the European Space Agency. The boys all designed their own spacesuit and later in the week they’ll be making a mini space station!

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