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Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Global Goals for Sustainable Development

In 5th and 6th Class, we have been doing a project based on the 'Global Goals for Sustainable Development'.

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better world by 2030. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change. Guided by the goals, we must work together to build a better future for everyone.

Based on this, we organised ourselves into groups.  Each group drew a 'Global Goals' town, including as many innovative ideas as possible to achieve and promote the aims set out by the Global Goals.  Our 'towns' were then joined together to create a 'Global Goals City'.

We had very interesting discussions about our role as global citizens and brainstormed ideas of how we can help to make more sustainable choices in our lives to help achieve the targets set out in the Global Goals.

Below,  please look at the global goals and read our ideas as to how we can make sustainable choices.

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Posted on Monday 31st December 2018 in 5th Class/6th Class

A wonderful send-off for Mrs. Harrington!

A wonderful send-off for Mrs. Harrington!

To mark Mrs. Claire Harrington's retirement from Stratford NS, we had a wonderful ceremony where the children displayed their talents and affection for her through song, poetry and speeches. 

We wish Mrs. Harrington all the best in her future endeavours and thank her for her service in Stratford National School.  Go n-éirí an bóthar leat!

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Posted on Monday 31st December 2018 in General School News

Descriptive Writing

Descriptive Writing

We did some lovely descriptive writing this term. We selected someone (or a pet) to write a descriptive piece on. We used lots of adjectives and similes to make our descriptions more interesting and detailed. We really enjoyed listening to each other's work and visualising the person (or pet) described.

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Posted on Wednesday 19th December 2018 in 3rd Class/4th Class

Mind Jars

Mind Jars

Everybody can feel a little stressed and overwhelmed at times. We made these mind jars as part of our SPHE class to help us remember that sometimes we can feel strong emotions but eventually they pass. We learned that feelings are like visitors that come and go. We love to watch our mind jars settling down. We find them very relaxing and calming.

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Posted on Wednesday 19th December 2018 in 3rd Class/4th Class

Learning About Our Bodies

Learning About Our Bodies

This week in Science and S.P.H.E. we have been learning about the correct names for parts of the body. We have also been learning about the jobs our internal organs do, particularly our heart, lungs and brain. We finished our lessons by splitting into teams and having a body parts quiz- we co-operated really well!

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Posted on Tuesday 18th December 2018 in 1st Class/2nd Class