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World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday March  6th. All our pupils took part in a synchronised DEAR time on the day at 10 a.m. when they were encouraged to “drop everything and read”. The boys and girls really enjoyed … Continue reading

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World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day today. Many of the children dressed up as their favourite book characters, whilst lots of classes went on a World Book Day trail around the school. Some classes watched a live webcast featuring a variety of … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2012, Thursday March 1st

All our avid bookworms in Holy Cross will be delighted to hear that we are celebrating World Book Day in style this week. As well as plenty of reading and extra story-time some pupils will dress as characters from their … Continue reading

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Tramore Library Summer Reading Scheme

Tracy from Tramore library paid us a visit today to tell us about an exciting summer reading project which will be running in the library during the summer.  The aim of the scheme is to encourage children to keep reading … Continue reading

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3rd Class feature in magazine

3rd class, room 20 are avid fans of the “National Geographic Kids” magazine. They wrote to the editor of the magazine, and enclosed a picture of them reading the magazines during their library time.  The editor published their picture in … Continue reading

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3rd Class Authors

The children in 3rd class,  room 20 have been very busy writing stories. They turned their stories into books, complete with beautiful illustrations.  For the past few days they’ve been busy reading their stories for the children in Junior and … Continue reading

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Shared Reading

Senior Infants have turned into bookworms! They’ve been busy reading lots and lots of books as part of the school’s “Shared Reading” programme. Here they are with their Shared Reading certificates.  Congratulations!

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Letter from an Author

Third class read the novel “The Witch Apprentice” by Marian Broderick. They enjoyed the book so much that they decided to write to the author to ask her about her novel and the work she does as an author. Today, … Continue reading

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4th Class Art & Projects

We are reading The BFG in room 14, 4th class. The author of The BFG is Roald Dahl. Our class split up into groups.  We all picked a giant from the story. The four giants we picked are . . … Continue reading

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Library Winners

Pictured are the winners of our monthly library competition.  This month it was the turn of 1st class to show us their creative skills. Well done to all of the 1st class bookworms!

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