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There will be no school for pupils on Wednesday 14th December as teachers are required by the Department of Education to attend training for the new Primary Language Curriculum.

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Over the past semester Mr.Gurhy and Mr.Ryan ran a lunchtime Junior Gaelic Football League for the boys in 3rd and 4th class. There were six teams, each team playing each other once. After weeks of entertaining games, Kerry and Mayo faced off in the final.

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In what was a very close contest, Mayo edged out Kerry in a game where plenty of skills and hard work were on display. Mrs.McGarry presented the winners and runner ups with

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Book Fair 2016

Just a quick reminder that the Book Fair will be open in the school hall from 2.15 until 5.15pm on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th November.

Credit cards are not accepted at this time so please have cash or a cheque (made payable to Scoil Thomáis) ready if you would like to purchase a book.

You can browse the titles available

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There was great excitement in Scoil Thomáis today when All Ireland Senior Football Champion Ciarán Kilkenny visited with the Sam Maguire cup. Pupils from Junior Infants and Senior Infants formed a guard of honour welcoming our special guests to the school. When Ciarán and the Sam Maguire arrived to the hall, there was a great reception from pupils and staff. Some pupils from 6th Class got the chance to ask Ciarán some questions like "Who would you pick to play for the Dublin team?" and "Do you think GAA players should be paid?". Everyone sung "Sam is Coming Home" while Ciarán Kilkenny walked around the pupils with the Sam Maguire. It was

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Well done to the boys and girls who made the best estimations in Ms Travers' Maths Week Estimation challenge! We hope you enjoy your prizes! 

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During Maths Week, Ms Travers has been running a competition for the best guess of how many spools and how many cubes are in her tubs...every pupil has had a chance to estimate an answer and Ms Travers will be making an announcement with the winners' names very soon!

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Children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes will have the opportunity to enjoy using an innovative new problem solving apparatus called IZAK9 during Maths Week this week. With encouragement from characters Abacus and Helix, pupils are encouraged to do, plan, review and make sense of maths problems using the IZAK9 cubes. The children really enjoyed using IZAK9 today as you can see in our video below. 

 

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primary language curriculum

Click here to read some helpful information leaflets explaining the new Primary Language Curriculum.


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