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Scoil Bhionnáin Naofa, Baile Scadán
St Benignus NS, Balscadden
Thanks to all the parent volunteers who came in to help out with Maths Week!
Maths Week Schedule
Junior Infants Thursday, 20th October, 9am.
Senior Infants Thursday, 20th October, 9.45am.
1st Class Thursday, 20th October, 9.15am-10.15am
2nd Class Wednesday, 19th October 11.00-12pm
3rd Class Thursday, 20th October, 1-2pm
4th Class Wednesday, 19th October, 1-2pm.
5th Class Thursday, 20th October, 1.30-2.30pm
6th Class Wednesday, 19th October, 1-2pm.
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Our Junior Infants were busy making Rice Krispie buns with Ms McLoughlin and Ms Sheridan.
Some of our 6th class pupils displaying the ships they built as part of their study of the Great Famine.
Healthy Eating Week is enjoyed by our Junior Infants. Thanks to Keelings for the donation of fruit!
Autumn Art from our pupils in 3rd Class.
Some of our pupils at the front gate where we had some new tarmac fitted over the Summer thanks to a contribution from the Balscadden Fundraising Group from funds raised by the Tractor Run 2016.
Our infants enjoying their school tour to Ardgillan.
Our infants enjoying some ice-cream back at the school after their school tour to Ardgillan.
Our team of Credit Union tellers received vouchers from Progressive Credit Union for all their hard work this year!
4th Class visited Trim Castle as part of their history project on the Normans.
Our Santry Athletics team during the parade before the finals in Morton Stadium.
Buster the rabbit visits 5th class!
Our knitting club are hard at work preparing the school colours for Parnell Park Football Finals 2016!
Our Senior Infants enjoying the new Jaggo blocks. Thanks to the Parents' Association and our voluntary contributions for making this purchase possible.
Super savers! Congratulations to our school Credit Union savers who won an Easter egg in the raffle. Thanks to Progressive Credit Union, Balbriggan for sponsoring the Easter Eggs!
Our Junior Infant class published their Proclamation for a New Generation! The future is in good hands!
School Photography Day took place on 1st March. It included a whole school photograph for our 1916 project.
Great excitement in the school with a visit from the National Reptile Zoo to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the school building. This event was made possible through the voluntary contributions of parents. Well done to all the pupils who made such excellent reptile projects!
Good Golly Miss Molly #bravefighter. Susan Mullen from the Balscadden Parents' Association presents a cheque to the Molly McNally Miracle Trust from the proceeds of the sale of our personalised Christmas cards.
Minister for Education and Skills Jan O'Sullivan took a special interest in our Science Fair project 2016.Well done to our pupils who answered her questions so confidently! She was very impressed with the project!
Some of our 5th class pupils displaying their Science Fair project 2016. The class travelled to Limerick to present this year's project!
Some of our Operation Transformation runners before their 3km run in Swords on Saturday, 9th January. Well done to pupils, parents and teachers who took part.
Well done to all the 5th class boys and girls (and their families) for all their hard work on their bridges. They're exceptional! Ms Falvey is very proud of them all.
Billy Bubbles entertaining the children during St Benignus Day thanks to the Parents' Association.
Second Class made musical instruments during Science Week 2015.
The Roots of Empathy programme is in full swing in 6th class. Thanks to Baby Jasper for making his first visit!
Our Senior Infants enjoy some yoga with Aisling Halfpenny and Shauna Molloy.
Thanks to special guests Aidan Ryan and Douglas Simpson for officially opening our new school porch. Thanks also to the Parents' Association and the Balscadden Tractor Run Committee for attending our event.
Thanks to all the parents who helped out on Maths Week 2015.
Some of our Junior Infants helped Christy to plant a native Hazel tree to mark Tree Day 2015.
Our new school porch built by Aidan Ryan & Co. Thank you for a job well done! Aidan built the porch at cost price to the school as a goodwill gesture towards the school.
Some of our Senior Infants enjoying GOAL Jersey Day 2015. All proceeds will go to GOAL's work in Syria. Thanks to everyone who supported this important cause.
Some quotes from Damian in 5th class about friendship to set the tone for Anti-Bullying Week 2015.
Some pupils from Junior Infants working hard at their station.
Some pupils from 5th and 6th class receive a copy of the 1916 Proclamation and the Irish Flag following a special delivery and presentation by Lt McMahon and Sgt Moloney of the Irish Armed Forces.
Our Junior Infant Buddies from 6th class are helping our new pupils settle into school. Our new porch is in the background. Thanks to Aidan Ryan & Co. for their generosity and professionalism.
The Parents' Association set up an ice cream stall to celebrate our recent successes in football and athletics!
One of the boys' relay teams who competed in Morton Stadium in Santry.
One of the girls' relay teams who ran in Morton Stadium Santry in the schools finals.
The School Choir on their theatre trip to see Calamity Jane.
The Girls' Gaelic Football 2015 team who played in Parnell Park. Well done girls!
6th Class enjoy Baby Seán's May visit as part of the Roots of Empathy programme.
Some pupils from 4th class during their visit to the Norman Castle in Trim, Co. Meath.
Our Biodiversity Action Day took place on 20th March. Well done to all our pupils for producing such wonderful 'wildlife'. Thanks to all the parents who volunteered their help!
Seachtain na Gaeilge 2015, Lá sa Halla. Bhí na Naíonáin Shóisearacha agus na ranganna eile ar fheabhas!
Skip Hop end of day demonstration!
World Book Day was celebrated in 5th class by dressing up as their favourite book characters.
4th class build friendship chains during Friendship Week
Friendship Week Breakfast in 4th class
Dublin Boyband Taken visit the school and put on a show for classes 3rd-6th!
Junior and Senior Infants are doing Music Makers workshops each Tuesday for 4 weeks with Maria Sheil (started 13th January)
Well done to 5th class on their successful science project entered in the Science Fair in the RDS. Their project aimed to find ways to prevent people from crying while cutting onions!
Teddy Sleepover in Junior and Senior Infants
Fourth Class have fun during Science Week with their Coke and Mentos experiment!
Niall de Búrca, storyteller visits for St Benignus Day (7th November)
Thanks to all the parents who helped out with Maths Week!
Our Junior Infants go blackberry picking. They then made jam from the blackberries and their own brown bread.
We received our Digital School of Distinction award.
Our Green School committee are working on their Biodiversity Flag by planting a butterfly garden.
National Tree Day 9th October, 2014
5th class wrote poems as part of Anti-Bullying Week 2014
Some of our new Junior Infants working on their activities.
6th class Student Council members wearing their Anti-Bullying shield badges.
Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser for Molly.
Our final total was €20,375 for the Molly McNally Miracle Trust!
Some of our victorious athletes at Morton Stadium in Santry 2014!
Our visit from the Down to Earth theatre company with their Turn the Tide show in May for 2nd, 3rd and 4th class.
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