Confirmation Photos

We had a wonderful and very special Confirmation ceremony. A huge thank you to everyone who made this Confirmation so special. Míle buíochas

Confirmation 2020 Best Wishes

A message to all our 6th class students who are receiving the sacrament of Confirmation this Saturday 8th August at 2.p.m.. Unfortunately, due to public health restrictions numbers who are allowed to attend the church are limited but the ceremony will be broadcast via the Askea Parish webcam at http://www.askeaparish.ie/our-parish/web-cam/.

As you celebrate this milestone in your journey of faith, may God’s love and blessing be with you on your Confirmation and remain with you always. Congratulations and best wishes on your special day.

DOVE From all the staff at Holy Family B.N.S.

6th Class Graduation.

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We would like to wish our wonderful 6th class pupils all the very, very best in their future school life and adventures!! They have been just fantastic during the lockdown. They were so engaged in all their assigned activities, both sport and academic! We are all so proud of you. You are just brilliant. You can download this short video of just how amazing our sixth class pupils are! [Size 42mb.]

Graduation Video

 

Stay safe!

Sports! Sports! Sports!

Sports ideas for sports day . Click on these two highlighted links for fantastic  sports ideas to download in Powerpoint. You can also just click on image of your choice instead.

Holy Family BNS Sports Day

Sports Week and Summer Activities Holy Family BNS

 

 

 

More Website Resources

 

Hi!! Hope everyone is well. Thanks for all the positive feedback and encouragement. Very much appreciated. Here are some websites that you may find useful and fun!

 

 

 

 

Draw so Cute!

Magazines for Kids.

Music Lab

Typing for Children

Computer Coding for Children

Dublin Zoo Webcams.

Our school was linked by a school in Cobh Co. Cork who really liked our Irish and Quiz resources!

 

 Askeabns on Scoilnet

 

Stay safe and we hope you enjoy some of the above sites!!

Mr. Farrell IT Co-ordinator.

Ms. Mullaly Principal.

Website update for June

Welcome back and we hope everyone is keeping well and safe. Many thanks for kind comments and positive feedback. Here are some more sites that you may find of interest.

MusicDabbledoo Music Videos

Maths : Khan Academy 3rd -6th Class

Irish : Irish Legends as Gaeilge.

Irish : Irish Poetry

Biology: Switchzoo

Reading: Into The Book!

Reading : Dr. Seuss

Games for learning: ABCYA

Enjoy the fine weather while it lasts. Stay safe! Beir bua agus beannacht!

Mr Farrell ICT Co-Ordinator.

Ms. Mullaly Principal. 

Junior Infants 2020

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For any of our incoming Junior Infants for September 2020 we are sorry we can’t get to meet you at the moment or have you visit our school but we will be in contact with you soon with more information and for anyone who would like to ask us a question or if you need to fill out an enrolment form please email us at info@askeaboys.com.

Mindfulness

Hello everyone. We hope you are all safe and well. The theme for this weeks websites in Mindfulness! This is a nice timetable for lovely activities to carry on throughout the week.

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The following are some excellent websites for you to enjoy.

We would also recommend this child friendly search engine.

Kiddle Search Engine for Children.

This is a very nice site for stories. Have a break and enjoy!

Storyline.

We hope you are enjoying Kahoot. This is an excellent site that the children really enjoyed.

Kahoot

For Gaeilge this site has some very nice resources and useful links.

Gaeilge ideas and links.

This is a funny story about a little pig getting ready for school!

Finally, we would like to thank Bishop Nulty and the entire parish team for making Mass for the First Holy Communion classes so special this morning. We are all thinking of you and missing you. Stay safe. You’re the best!!!

Mr. Farrell ICT Co-ordinator.

Ms Mullaly Principal.

Websites update.

Hello everyone. We hope you are all keeping safe and well. Thank you for all your positive feedback and supportive comments. It really means a lot. The following are some sites that you may find of some use.

S.S Sinker. This is a floating boat made by using recycled materials. This fantastic boat was created by a pupils from Ms. Spencer’s class.

 

Science

The following are some science sites with some very nice experiments.

Science Fun For Everyone.

Science Sparks

Teaching yourself on line can be quite difficult. One site that proved very popular in school is Kahoot. It is a real time multiple choice quiz. It is used quite a lot in secondary schools. This is a useful YouTube introduction to the basics of Kahoot.

 

We will go into more detail next week about Kahoot as it will prove to be an important program going forward.

Gaeilge: We have uploaded a series of Word Processing Lessons onto YouTube. These can be located at this link.

Word Processing As Gaeilge

Our recommended audio books this week are “The Well Loved Tales” from Ladybird. The children just love these fairy tales being read to them.

 

Stay safe and we are all missing you. Once again thanks for all the positive feedback. It really means an awful lot. Slán!

Mr. Farrell ICT Co-Ordinator

Ms. Mulally Principal.

New Websites

Welcome back everyone. We hope you are all keeping safe and well. The following are some websites that you may find of interest. Stay Safe! Click on blue links to access sites! Thanks!

1: Explaining Covid 19  to Children.

This free booklet for children was created by the illustrator of the famous children’s book “The Gruffalo”.

 

Expaling Covid to Children.

 

2: The Gruffalo as Gaeilge.

3: Maths Website. Many thanks for all your positive feedback and recommendations. The following is an English maths site that has been recommended to us.

 

Top Marks.

 

4: Our featured author this week is Dav Pilkey the creator of the one and only Captain Underpants. This clip covers the first five chapters. This is designed to capture your interest and it certainly does.

 

 

5:  Junior Classes. The following site for Junior classes has also been highly recommended to us. Let us know what you think.

 

Starfall for Juniors

 

Thanks again, for  all  the positive  feedback and  excellent recommendations.  see you  next week.  Stay  safe !!

Míle Buíochas

Mr. Farrell ICT Co-ordinator.

Ms. Mullaly Principal.