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LCA Task

LCA Task

LCA 1 completed their first task this week. It was based on local placenames (logainmneacha). As part of their project they surveyed first years, had a guest speaker in, went on a local tour to investigate placenames and did a presentation for first years about local placenames. They also made signposts for the transport garden … Continue reading

Adopt a Soldier project.

Adopt a Soldier project.

Congratulations to Luke O’ Gorman (a Transition Year Student in Loreto Community School) who has been chosen to represent his school and province (Ulster) in the Adopt a Soldier project. He along with a group of 15 students from Ireland will join 15 students from Germany in a project and trip to remember soldiers from … Continue reading

District Cross Country Championships

District Cross Country Championships

Well done to all who took part in the District Cross Country Championships event yesterday in Coleraine. Congratulations to Gemma Mc Fadden who brought home the gold and Ben Carr who came 2nd in his race. Congratulations also to Mollie Page, Megann Ferry and Liam Donnelly who all placed in the top 12. A good … Continue reading

Outdoor classroom

Outdoor classroom

Large willow constellation created by Johnny from the organic centre in Rossinver. This “fedge” or willow hedge enclosure will become our new outdoor classroom with seating for classes of up to 25 students. Inside the enclosure we have constructed a scallop shaped smaller enclosure. Students are now keen to plant their own willow nursery in … Continue reading

“新年快乐!Happy Chinese New Year!”

“新年快乐!Happy Chinese New Year!”

To mark the event TY students from N. Oisin and N. Oliver (with Molly Goss, Renee Moore and Sarah Louise Sweeney) created colourful lanterns during their Mandarin Chinese module with Miss Corless. This year marks the Year of the Rooster with red being the significant symbolic colour of good fortune.

Opening of the school bank

Opening of the school bank

Queue for food or the queue for the bank? You guessed it, the bank! Teaching good money habits for life in association with Bank of Ireland BOIstudents. The TY students were selected by Bank of Ireland to run the branch again this year.