6th Class Graduation - Monday, 24th June, 2 - 3pm. All families of 6th Class pupils are welcome.
We had a lovely whole school celebration to honour the wonderful 6th class pupils who are graduating from Stratford N.S. The parents and families of the 6th class pupils joined us in the hall and enjoyed music and poetry performed by all the pupils from 1st- 5th class. 6th class read out their memories and messages of thanks and were awarded certificates. It was a great send off for the the children and we wish them the best of luck in secondary school next year!
Bank of Ireland came in to 5th and 6th class to do a 'Dragons Den' style workshop with the class. In groups, the children had to create a business, draw up a business plan, do market research and create a marketing capaign for their product. The children created businesses selling healthy smoothies, solar powered cars, a recycled amusement park and a pet shop that was also a charity which rehibilitated abadoned pets. They then pitched their ideas to the 'Dragons' and all receive an investment of 'Bizbucks'.
It was an extremely enjoyable workshop and thank you to Mark Ryan and Bank of Ireland for facilitating it.
We had a fantastic time on our school tour with fifth and sixth class to Causey Farm in Co. Meath. We saw lots of beautiful farm animals and then we went bog jumping. It was SO much fun and SO very messy. We LOVED it!
Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class had a fabulous trip to Causy Farm, on Thursday 13th June. Although the sun didn't come out for us, we made the most of it! The children had the opportunity to see and pet a wide variety of farm animals. After a tour of the farm, we piled into the back of a trailer and sang songs, as it transported us to the nearby bog. Our wonderful guide Andy told us about how the bog had formed and how it was vital to the survival of Irish people for many generations, as they depended on it the turf from it to heat their homes and cook their food for many years.
The children had a great time jumping into the bog. It was certainly messy, but a lot of fun!
This years theme for the school tour was ‘fun’. We visited GoKidsGo on Thursday and had a ball paying with each other. And you can’t beat the excitement of the bus!