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Intel Mini Scientists

The Intel Mini scientists competition took place at school today. Ms. O'Connor's fifth class pupils took part in the competition and have been working on their projects for the last few weeks. The judges came to the school at 1.30pm to speak to each team and to try out the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Anne Glover, globe trotter story teller visits our school

Anne Glover, story teller from Canada, visited our school today. Anne's unique approach to story telling with string games did really captivate the audience, from playschool to VI class children! "With one simple prop – a loop of string – Anne holds her audience breathless as she deftly brings them [...]

By |November 20th, 2015|

Anti-Bullying Week 16th – 20th November

This week is anti-bullying week in our school. Bullying is intentional (not an accident): a bully hurts someone on purpose. Bullying is repetitive. This means that the bully hurts someone over and over again. It is not an incident that happens only once. In general, bullying is where one person does whatever they [...]

By |November 17th, 2015|

Witches and Goblins Galore at Parents Association Halloween Morning

Barefield Parents Association delighted again this year with wonderful turn out for annual Halloween Coffee morning. Again we were inundated with fabulous treats and cakes for our cake sale. Over €1,000 was raised for the school.

By |November 11th, 2015|

Barefield N.S. Boys and Girls did very well in the All Clare National Schools Cross Country today!

A total of 19 athletes competed in the Clare Cross Country Final today in Lees Road. We had a very successful day. Our U10 boys team took home a team gold medal while our u10 girls team won a silver medal in the team event. We had many other brilliant [...]

By |November 11th, 2015|

Science Week at Barefield N.S.

We are all looking forward to having a great Science Week in Barefield N.S.! Each class grouping will create experiments based on the topics learnt this month (Forces, Magnetism, Properties and Characteristics of Materials, Electricity). The experiments will be then exhibited in the school hall for all the pupils in [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|

Swedish Musicians visit our school

A group of Swedish musicians came to give a lively performance in the school today. They came to Ireland to share their musical traditions with us and to enjoy the Ennis Trad Festival this week end. They sang and played Irish and Swedish traditional music. They enjoyed dancing with the children [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|

Exciting Hallowe’en Day at Barefield N.S.

What a wonderful day in Barefield N.S., full of fun, cakes and fancy dress. A day enjoyed by all.

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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