Supporting the Dub’s, Helping the Refugees.

6th class have been very busy in the past fortnight . After discussing the  Refugee Crisis they all felt that they should do something to help. At the same time Dublin  reached the All Ireland Football Final and as part of art the class were learning how to make  headbands,  wrist bands and mini Pom Poms in the Dublin colours.

The plan that they then hatched was to turn the art work into a business and that all money raised would go to charity. And so production went into full swing with the children plaiting multiple headbands and wrist bands for  to be sold to the senior classes. (3rd to 6th)

A set of 4 flags was also donated to the cause by an uncle of one of the students and these were raffled at the end  of the week.

Here are some pictures of our class hard at work

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In total we raised a whopping 289 euro which we are delighted with. This money will be donated to two charities Oxfam Ireland who work with refugees in camps in Italy and Greece and GOAL who work in Syria with the people left behind.

6th class would like to  thank  the boys and girls in 3rd, 4th and 5th class who supported their efforts and brought in money to buy our wares.

RDS Primary Science Fair 2015 – Saturday the 11th of January

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On Saturday the 11th of January we had the pleasure of participating in the RDS Primary Science Fair. The RDS Primary Science Fair is a national science exhibition. All 32 counties on the island of Ireland are given the opportunity … Continue reading

Our Remembrance Service

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On Tuesday the 17th of December the annual Service of Rememberance was held in the hall. This is a time when we remember all of the members of our school community that have passed away during tear.  Fr. Jerry attended … Continue reading

Art Exhibition in the Black Apple Cafe.

In order to celebrate the end of their time in St. Clare’s, our 6th Class pupils will exhibit some of the wonderful pieces of art which they created over the past year.

The pupils are very excited about their artwork being displayed in the Black Apple Cafe, Harold’s Cross. The owner of the newly opened cafe is more than happy to host the exhibition and is most impressed with the work which the pupils have chosen to exhibit.

The art exhibition will be open to the public from Friday 15th of June and will close on Monday 25th of June, in time for the 6th Class Graduation Mass.

For anyone who might be interested in purchasing any of the paintings* they will be on sale at a price of €5 each. All proceeds will go towards raising money for the school.

*Please note that all sold paintings will stay on display until Monday 25th. Parents of 6th Class pupils may pay for and collect their pictures after the Graduation Mass. All other paintings may be paid for and collected at the school on Tuesday 16th June.

This is definitely an event not to be missed!