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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|

Coffee morning 29/04/2016

The Parents Association are hosting a coffee morning in the Halla in aid of Cahercalla Hospice and Barefield National school . As in the past we are hoping to receive lots of donations of home baking from all the wonderful bakers out there ! All donations of cakes and buns can [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|

Science Fair 2016

On Monday April 25th our class took part in the annual Clare Science Fair which was held in the Clare Education Centre. A few weeks ago we were very lucky that Michael Browne came for a visit into our classroom. He taught us about force and had us doing lots [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|

Friends for Life Programme

The pupils in Ms. Baker's Third Class recently completed the final session of the Friends For Life Programme. This programme helps children to build resilience and teaches them how to deal with anxiety. Well done to everybody involved!

By |April 24th, 2016|

FAI 5-aside soccer trials

Barefield NS did themselves proud in the Clare 5aside trials in Lees Road on Wednesday 13th April. We were drawn in a tough group with Ennis National, Holy Family and Sixmilebridge, with only the top team to progress to the playoffs. Barefield beat both Holy Family and Ennis NS in [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|

Grandparents’ Day 2016

We were delighted to see such a large number of grandparents visiting our school on Friday 08-04-2016. Grandparents came from all over Ireland and met their grandchildren in their classrooms and also their grandchildren's teachers. Afterwards, they enjoyed a cup of tea and a chat. Mass was then celebrated by [...]

By |April 9th, 2016|

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