forex trading logo


Login Form

Junior Infants

Welcome to Junior Infants , 2019/20.

 

The New School Year, 2019/2020.

Welcome to the new Junior Infant area.

December 2019.

Merry Christmas Everyone.

We would like to wish all our families and friends all the wishes of this truly wonderful season.

We had the best fun preparing for our school Nativity, A Midwife Crisis and have been busy decorating our classroom with paper chain trees and paper art.

We created christmas fingerprint Reindeer cards and clay and lollipop stick art decorations too!

20191219 1228361

 

 20191219 1228411

20191219 1228071

20191219 1347501

We explored heat in Science and Penguins in Geography.

Together we tried out a Penguin huddle for two minutes

to see if and how Penguin huddles work. It was super fun and lovely and cosy.

Those clever Penguins!!!!

20191212 1228401

We loved our stories, especially Stickman. 

20191219 1228531

20191219 1229531

November.

Mrs. Prickles comes to School.

20191106 0949381

We were delighted to welcome Pauline and her visitor Mrs. Prickles to our class. Mrs. Prickles is an African pet Hedgehog and she delighted

the children who even got to see her have her breakfast.

20191106 100114

 

20191106 095924

20191106 095348

20191106 100011

Mrs. Prickles eats live grubs and worms.

20191106 095825

20191106 095621

20191106 100149

20191106 100212

Weather.

Our topic for English Oral language, Irish and SESE was

Weather. We explored weather in all shapes and forms

and made beautiful rainbow weather pictures.

20191023 1204101

 

20191023 1204581

20191023 1203461

20191023 1203231

2D shapes.

Our maths topic this month was 2D shape.

We created pictures using 2D shapes.

20191127 1136581

20191128 1129281

20191128 1129391

20191128 1129591

Áistear. 

Our socio-dramatic play corner this month was the Post Office and we worked as 

postal workers and customers, sending letters, postcards and all sorts of fun

post-related items.

.20191112 1137201

20191112 1137261

Hurling Skills GAA.

We are so lucky and happy to be taking part in the Hurling skills coaching every Wednesday

in our School.

20191127 1012361

20191127 1012331

 

 

October 2019.

October has been a super busy time in our classroom. We have been 

working on our handwriting, CVC words, letter formation and phonics.

Here are just a few snap shots of some of our work.

we hope you enjoy.

20191001 1132261

We are using the Handwriting Without Tears Programme.

20191001 1132141

We have been creating letters in playdough, using pegs and threads and

using gel and white-boards.

20191001 1131131

20191001 1131221

20191002 1140411

We have been very busy in our stations with cutting and sticking and 

with our Áistear topic of the School.

20191010 1133291

20191010 1133591

 

We have been sorting and matching concrete materials such as our favourite bears

in our maths stations too.

20191002 1141251

We are Learning to write letters and write sight words and even sentences

which have our letter families in them.

20191010 1138091

20191002 1140091

20191002 1140061

20191002 1139491

20191002 1139461

We have been learning sight words and CVC words.

20191015 1139471

20191015 1140321

20191015 1141031

We met the key characters from Starlight- our reading and oral language scheme.

20191018 1042491

 

We worked together in a group Art project to create our favourite 

parts of the story, We're Going On A Bearhunt.

20191018 1042081

Archive.

The month of September has been a very busy and exciting one. We have been

settling into our new school and classroom.

Here are just a few snaps of some of the exciting things we have been up to!

We met MATMAN. He had a bit of a frown at first,but we helped him smile.

 20190926 112909

20190926 112912

We are settling into our work and have been making lots of games and 

puzzles in our STATIONS. This month it was all about the Alphabet.

20190926 112925

20190926 112932

We have been working on our fine motor skills and making special progress

with our cutting skills.

20190926 112940

The best bit was developing our team-skills and creating a group shape picture.

shapeinf

We began work on pre and early writing skills. Our class are using the

Handwriting Without Tears Programme and here are just a few

of the letters we have started......

20190930 113741

20190930 113804

20190925 114039

20190926 113814

 

 

Archive.

Welcome to Junior Infants, 2018/19.

We are so proud to be the first Junior Infant class to begin their school career in this

wonderful new school.

 

June 2019.

We learned all about Vincent Van Gogh this month.

IMG 2404

 

In Áistear, our topic was The travel Agents and The Airport.

IMG 2406

IMG 2407

The Junior and Senior Infant yard has now lots of fun games, chalk boards and telephones.

IMG 2409

IMG 2410

IMG 2412

May 2019.

 

Our topic this Month was Space and Forces.

We learned all about the planets, magnets and push and pull forces.

We listened to space related music from the movies and artists such as, David Bowie and  we followed videos made by astronauts living onboard the International Space Station.

 

 

IMG 2373

IMG 2374

IMG 2376

IMG 2375

We made our own rockets out of Junk Art materials.

IMG 2363

IMG 2365

IMG 2367

We made Rocket Launc music, using percussion instruments.

IMG 2389

IMG 2369

We went on a visit to our new school library and found lots of beautiful 

books and art work.

IMG 2349

IMG 2360

IMG 2353

 

Active School Week.

Having a ball this week for Active School Week and the sunshine has even come out to enjoy the activities!

IMG 2329

 

 

IMG 2330

IMG 2332

IMG 2334

Orienteering outside was great fun.

IMG 2335

 

IMG 2338

IMG 2341

IMG 2342

The Finshed orienteering faces.

IMG 2343

IMG 2345

Basketball.

 

The Junior Infants had the most amazing fun this week with basketball skills. Our brilliant coaches showed us brilliant warm-ups and skills.

We look forward to the weeks ahead and all the skills we will have.

IMG 2311

 

 IMG 2307

IMG 2312

IMG 2305

IMG 2315

IMG 2310

IMG 2314

April 2019.

Spring is in the Air!

IMG 2271

 

IMG 2287

We loved the story of Rosie's Walk and sequenced Rosie's journey and wrote stories about her adventure.

IMG 2289

We made Easter baskets and animal masks.

IMG 2267

IMG 2234

IMG 2239

IMG 2241

Our Aistear topic this month was the Vets.

We had amazing fun looking after all the poorly animals and creatures.

IMG 2261

IMG 2257

IMG 2258

IMG 2251

IMG 2252

IMG 2254

IMG 2259

IMG 2260

 

 

 

March 2019.

Happy Mothering Sunday to all the mammies, grannies,

aunties and families.

IMG 2229

 

We wish you all a very happy and restful weekend of being spolied.

IMG 2230

 

Our Topic for March was Ireland and St. Patrick.

IMG 2227

 

IMG 2191

We did projects and learned all about the Irish Flag, symbols of Ireland such as the

Shamrock and had great fun learing all about our President Michael D. Higgins and his pets.

IMG 2225

IMG 2226

IMG 2223

IMG 2224

 

We are flying at our stations and Integrated Learning Time, we had great fun this month

writing tricky words and CVC words in playdough, paint, writing on the yard with chalk and 

much more. We are also having great fun maikg up silly stories and sentences.

IMG 2201

IMG 2212

Our Aistear topic this month was the Shop and

Supermarket.

We had amazing fun playing and working in our shop.

We all had a chance to work in the shop as assistants, cashiers,

delivery drivers and customers.

IMG 2186

IMG 2219

IMG 2215

IMG 2222

IMG 2217

IMG 2189

 

March 2019.

World Book Day.

We had super fun celebrating World Book Day and we all brought our favourite book in to school and enjoyed reading and looking at all the cool books.

IMG 2183

 

Buddy Bench.

The School Community received Buddy Bench Training on

Monday 4th of March. 

The Buddy Bench is now getting plenty of use in the yard and we hope to get decorating our second bench in the next few weeks.

IMG 2161

 

 

 

Chinese New Year- February 2019.

We were delighted to celebrate the Year of The Pig, 2019 in our classroom.

IMG 2046

 

 

 

IMG 2049

 

IMG 2050

We Made Chinese Lanterns and Dragons.

IMG 2051

IMG 2048

 

We had a Junk Art Chinese Restaurant and Take-away.

IMG 2036

IMG 2038

IMG 2039

IMG 2068

IMG 2069

IMG 2042

 IMG 2043

IMG 2045

 

We built our own Great Walls, just like the Great Wall of China.

IMG 2082

IMG 2091

IMG 2099

IMG 2086

IMG 2101

IMG 2103

February was also the month of 2D Shapes.

IMG 2109

IMG 2111

IMG 2112

IMG 2114

IMG 2115

IMG 2116

We had super fun collecting coins for the Coppers for Cups

Challenge.

IMG 2055

 

IMG 2056

 

Active School 2019.

We are busy taking part in the DAILY MILE- and enjoying the daily exercise as a class.

IMG 2123

 

IMG 2125

 S.P.H.E.

February was focused on RESPECT and the drawing up of our class charter of rules.

IMG 2053

Stations- we are really busy working on rhyming words and 

reading in our groups.

IMG 2064

 

IMG 2066

 

January 2019.

Happy New Year!!

This month our Topic of Houses and Homes has had 

us so busy, designing and making, building junk art

kitchens and even working as Estate Agents.

Our Display.

homes1

homes2

 

homes3

homes4

homes4

 

homes5 2

homes6

home10

We made our Aistear role play kitchen using boxes as part of Junk Art.

homes8

homes9

homes7

 

IMG 1936

 

We had great fun writing shopping lists for lots of cool things.

IMG 1937

 

Orienteering- Active School 2019.

IMG 1914

IMG 1915

 

IMG 1919

IMG 1921

IMG 1922

Tricky Words.

January was a busy month of stations and Tricky Words.

IMG 1926

IMG 1929

IMG 1930

IMG 1930

 

IMG 1956

IMG 1973 1

IMG 1960

IMG 1961

IMG 1956

Grandparents Day, 2019.

IMG 1940

 

Merry Christmas Everyone!

We would like to wish all our families and school community a very happy and joy-filled

Christmas.

In our classroom we have been as busy as elves and the Big Man himself, with our own Santa's

Workshop and Christmas related activities.

IMG 1826

 IMG 1827

IMG 1828

IMG 1824

Active School- Active Junior Infant Class.

IMG 1829

IMG 1830

IMG 1831

IMG 1833

IMG 1835

100 Years of Voting In Ireland.

Today, December 14th, marks the celebration of 100 YEARS since the people of Ireland voted

in the 2018 elections and moved a step closer to having their own Parliament.

It was also a monumental day for Irish women who had suceeded in fighting for the right to vote just months earlier.

The Junior Infants took time out from busy class work to mark the day and hold their own voting as a tribute to all the great women and men from the past who gave their lives and liberty for our right to vote.

 100years

 024

004

006

001

009

010

003

011

013

We have been so busy creating a classroom Post Office and Doctor's surgery.

IMG 1761

 

IMG 1762

IMG 1775

IMG 1763

IMG 1776

IMG 1777

IMG 1778

IMG 1781

Archive----

We had the most amazing day on Sports Day, with a bouncy castle and obstacle coures.

We loved having our faces painted and the ice-cream was fantastic!

IMG 1674

IMG 1676

IMG 1681

IMG 1682

Our topic this month was Space.

We learned all about the planets and the solar system.

Wwe watched footage of the Apollo11 Moon landing in 1969.

It was so intetresting and we did lots of poetry and creative writing based on the topic.

IMG 1685

IMG 1691

IMG 1692

IMG 1693

Busy Bees in Spring 2018.

Term 2 has been such a busy and fun term.

We had great fun with tag games, the parachute and our school took

part in a 5k walk as part of Active School Week.

IMG 1540

IMG 1539

IMG 1560

IMG 1573

 We are currently exploring space in the Junior Room, with lots of fun tactile and

science based tasks and activities.

We  made rockets, planets and explored push and pull.

IMG 1579

IMG 1580

IMG 1590

IMG 1587

IMG 1584

IMG 1592

IMG 1530

IMG 1526

January 2018.

January was all about houses and homes and from our junk art and construction

houses and fieldtrip of the village ,we learned lots about houses nearby and in other parts of the world.

IMG 1454

IMG 1456

IMG 1435

 IMG 1436

IMG 1443

IMG 1461

We had Fire Dog visit us for our Phonics.

IMG 1450

And in Aistaer our topic was the House and we made a home corner!

IMG 1433

IMG 1432

Archive.

Happy Christmas Everyone!!

December was a month of shapes, Stickman and we even has a visit from

Dale who showed us lots of cool bugs and read us his cool stories

about Harry the Hedgehog and Robby the Christmas Robin.

Thank you Dale.

On December 20th,we had a very special visit from THE MAN OF THE MONTH-SANTA.

Santa brought each and every child a wonderful wrapped gift-Thank you Santa and

all his brilliant helpers!!!!

IMG 1381

IMG 1382

IMG 1393

IMG 1397

IMG 1416

IMG 1417

IMG 1418

IMG 1420

 

IMG 1425

November 2017.

What a fun time we have had. We have been so busy creating and playing

in our Aistaer Post Office.

aistear1a

 aistaer1

 

aistaer2

aistear3

November was all about the Hedgehog and not only did we make Harry a lovely dry

nest to hibernate in,but we all made little hedgehogs for our Hedgehog Hotel.

Mrs. Prickles, an African Hedgehog, came to visit our classroom and we got to see,

feed and even hold her!!! Thank you so much Niamh and Pauline.

mrsprickles

hedgehogdisplay

 

mrsprickles2

hedgehoghotel

Happy Halloween!!!

We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Halloween.

HALLOWEEN2

We have been so busy getting ready for Halloween, enjoying witchy 

stories and poems.

Meg and Mog came back to visit our school and we decorated our

classroom and windows to celebrate.

HALLOWEEN

MEGMOG

ROOM1

We are all so excited and delighted to be in Junior Infants and at BIG school.

We have had a very busy month in Juniors as we settled into the school

routine. We had Tiger Ballons come to visit-Thank you Barbara.

We met Matman from our handwriting and went on great adventures

with Little Red Riding hood and The Gruffalo.

A big note of Thanks to Niamh and Seán for the HI-VIS vests as part of the RSA 

and ESB Road Safety Initiative.

IMG 1068

 tiger

matman

lrrh

gruffalo

hi-vis

International Book Day, March 2nd.

The Junior Infant class had a wonderful day on World Book Day.

Each child took a favourite book to school and there was face painting and much fun had by all!!

feb 001

 

feb 003

Happy Halloween from all of us in the Junior Room.

cookie monster

The Cookie Monster has been eating all Mrs. Halligan's cookies and leaving a crumby mess.

Many thanks to Theresa for her fantastic artistic flair in creating our Cookie Monster!!

 

Arccookie monster1hive.

Happy Christmas from all in Junior Infants.

We have benn so happy and busy preparing for our Nativity, Christmas art and hurling skills with Christine.

Here are some photo's of us we'd like to share.

anativity

anativityb

artangela

artangels

artcards

artcardsglitter

athletica

athleticao

athletico

Another school year has begun and we  are so pleased to welcome the new Infant Class.

Here are some pictures of our first few weeks at BIG SCHOOL.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!

HALLOWEEN15

PTDC0518

PTDC0542

 

 PTDC0579

PTDC0514

PTDC0492

PTDC0492

PTDC0431

 

PTDC0564

Our Archive.

Here we are at work and play during our final month in Junior Infants! We designed our own fish magnets and had great fun 'going fishing' with them! One of our topics was Under the Sea and we created lots of very colourful fish which really brightened up our classrooms. We also had great fun with Aaron playing soccer, station activities and parachute games!

 

School Images

Team.jpg

Kildalkey GAA

gaa crest

Upcoming Events

No events

Web Wise

Be webwise



Latest News

Popular