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Camogie News

Well done to the girls camogie team! We played matches against Ruan-Toonagh and Feakle in the first round of the Cumann Na mBunscol competition. The results of the matches were as follows : Barefield 3-0 Feakle 2-1 Barefield 3-1  Ruan 2-1 Training continues every Tuesday. Well done and good luck [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|

Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste Green Flag

The Chairperson and Secretary of our Green-Schools Committee attended the Green-Schools Award Ceremony in the Radisson Hotel in Galway on Thursday. It was a great honour for the school to be awarded the Green Flag for Global-Citizenship Litter and Waste. This flag was awarded as a result of the amazing [...]

By | May 22nd, 2016|

Our World Irish Aid Awards Regional Final 2016

Members of the Green-Schools Committee attended the Our World Irish Aid Awards Regional Final  in Mary Immaculate College in Limerick on Wednesday. The pupils collected a plaque in recognition of the fantastic work completed on the school's beautiful Garden of Global Friendship last year.

By | May 22nd, 2016|

Try out the “Steps to Health” online quiz

Barefield NS is proud to support Doora Barefield Community Games in their "Steps to Health" programme. Click here to start the quiz, and make sure to type your full name and parents email address! A prize draw will be held in June for all those who entered!

By | May 20th, 2016|

Barefield NS musicians on tour in Sweden

Our Swedish links date back to 2006 and in our 11th project we travelled en masse to Kristianstad in Skäne, southern Sweden. Susan Syverson hosted us along with John Follin in Norra Rorüm where we stayed for a few nights. Tack! We then travelled by ferry to Denmark and played [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|

National Parents Council Primary Education Conference 28th May 2016

PARENTS SUPPORTING THEIR CHILDREN'S HEALTHY LEARNING - DATE : Saturday 28th May 2016 TIME : 10.30-4pm VENUE : National College Of Ireland, Mayor St , Dublin 1 ADMISSION : free, lunch provided CONFERENCE IS OPEN TO ALL PARENTS. Places are limited ,For further information and to secure attendance, register in advance [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|

A very successful coffee morning !

A big thank you to all the wonderful bakers that donated to our coffee morning on Friday 29th april and to those who bought cakes and stayed for a cuppa . A total of just under 1000 euro was raised in aid of Cahercalla Hospice and Barefield school. We will [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|

Review of Child Protection and Anti-Bullying Policies

The Board of Management wishes to advise parents and staff that: Annual review of the Child Protection Policy was completed at the Board meeting of 27-04-2016. This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist set out in Appendix 2 of the Department’s ‘Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|

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(all dates inclusive)
  • Halloween: Mon Oct 26th – Fri Oct 30th
  • Christmas: Wed Dec 23rd – Tue Jan 5th
  • Mid-Term: Thu Feb 18th – Fri Feb 19th
  • Easter: Thu Mar 17th – Fri Apr 1st
  • Mid-Term: Mon May 2nd – Fri May 6th
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