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Teaching and Learning Arrangements January 2021

The Minister for Education, Ms. Norma Foley TD, has announced that secondary schools will close until 1 February in response to the rise in community spread of Covid -19. Scoil Aireagail will put the following arrangements in place to ensure the continuation of learning for all students. 6th Year Students · Teachers will hold two […]

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Principal Liam O’Brien’s Christmas Message 2020

There is no doubt that students and staff members are particularly looking forward to the Christmas break this year. Covid compliance measures have meant that school life has had to change in many ways; wearing masks, social distancing, severe restrictions on extra-curricular activities. Teachers have had to modify their practices to account for these changes. […]

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Scoil Aireagails “Fittest Base Class” challenge

Our TY students organised a competition last Thursday where each class group competed against each other around a skills/fitness course. Winners in the seniors were 6th years and Junior category were the 3 Blacks. Teachers also took part and the winner in the teachers category was our new SNA Marie Barry Newsome. Big thanks to […]

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TY’s get crafty making Christmas wreaths

Thanks to Sarah Aylward for running a Christmas wreath workshop with our Transition year students. They made some fabulous wreaths. Big thanks to past pupil Marie Murphy -Fleur de Lis for supplying the materials. Also thanks to Ms. Naddy for organising the workshop. Check out Marie’s instagram page here https://instagram.com/fleurdelisbymarie?igshid=1fm74lzwgc144

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Christmas Jumper day in aid of Temple Street

Student Council organised held their annual “Christmas Jumper day”  which raised €210 for temple Street children’s hospital. Well done to staff and students for making such an effort to bring Christmas festive cheer to school today wearing their Christmas jumpers and outfits. Congratulations to all involved and Ms. Phelan for coordinating the Students Council. 

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Cairdeas Mentoring

First years had their last cairdeas Mentoring event for this year. In groups students had to first build a parachute for an egg using a balloon paper straws and sellotape. In the 2nd activity students had to build the tallest tower using old newspapers and cello tape. These are both team building exercises and produced […]

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