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We have spent since the middle of October until the middle of November reading and raising funds for the MS Readathon. It is our first year taking part and we raised a staggering €585 euro by reading over 200 books.
A huge thank you to all who sponsored us in our reading for this worthwhile cause.
We’d like to thank everyone who supported us again this year in the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox appeal. There were 20 boxes delivered last Friday and we know they’ll bring some small joy to a child this Christmas.
Marie Brett from the Heritage in School scheme came to Urhan on Thursday 16th November. She showed us some artefacts from the Bronze Age and we explored how important gold was in Ireland during that time. We each made a replica of some Bronze Age jewellery using an embossing and etching technique on copper and aluminium foil.
You can see some of our work below.
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The West Midlands Theatre Company visited school on November 9th. They performed a play called William the Wizard for us. We thoroghly enjoyed it.
Our annual Halloween party was held just before we broke for the mid term holiday. Great food was prepared and we danced to’ This is Halloween’. You would do well to recognise anyone from the pictures below.
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We were delighted to have Mary Madison come to visit our school to listen to some of our halloween storytelling. From 2nd class upwards we had written, edited and redrafted our very own spooky tales. The scene was set and … Continue reading
We welcome 2 new junior infants to Urhan NS this year, Caoimhe Ryan and Keelan Sullivan. We hope they and all our returning students have an enjoyable year. We would also like to welcome our new staff Ms. Sharon Mullins and Ms. Ruth O’ Donoghue who will be working in support roles.
Stationery List Sept.’17
Please find listed below the stationery requirements for the new school year. This list may be added to when the year starts. Thank You.
Juniors and Seniors 1st/2nd class
4o page display folder 4o page display folder
Lined copies x6 Lined copies x8
Quality writing pencils Cm squared copies x2
Quality writing pencils, rubber, topper,etc.
30cm shatterproof ruler
Children in the senior room will need;
2 maths copies
2 english copies
2 irish copies
1 SESE copy
1 Religion copy
1 homework copy
I spelling copy
1 A4 hardback copy for notes
2 40 page display folders for work sheets
Collins English & Irish Dictionary essential
Maths Set for 5th and 6th
Writing pencil, red and blue pens, ruler, rubber, topper, set of colours
We wish you and your family a very happy and safe summer break and we look forward to seeing you all on Thursday 31st August.