Maths4Fun

Maths4Fun is a fantastic programme that encourages parents, guardians or any family member to get involved in their child’s learning. Organised by the HSCL teacher, it is an enjoyable and relaxed way to get involved in your child’s progression as a mathematician. It has been a thoroughly enjoyable programme and the school greatly appreciates the committment from all adults involved. We pride ourselves on

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Every School Day Counts

Le Chéile NS is taking part in the national “Every School Day Counts” initiative for November.  The initiative involves the promotion of full attendance for November 2019.  School attendance is important in order to achieve positive educational outcomes for children and young people.  There will be lots of rewards throughout the month for children with perfect attendance, including treats, vouchers, homework passes and much

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Woodwork 2019

Fifth class parents and children recently completed a five week workshop focused on woodwork with their Community Education tutor Brian Mitchell. The programme involved fourteen parents and children. The project utilised cross-curricular subject areas with a strong emphasis on numeracy. Children and parents were measuring, constructing and estimating during the design of their bird boxes. The project also linked in with the Biodiversity initiative

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Champions League Soccer Tournament

The recently held Le Chéile Champions League Soccer Tournament concluded after a series of epic encounters. With teams from 3rd and 4th classes, the tournament got off to a flying start with a series of very exciting and closely contested games. Real Madrid, captained by Paddy Casey (3rd class) and ably assisted by Terry Casey, Tori Byrnes,  Molly O’Shaughnessy, Chanelle Power Byrnes, Jessica Courage

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Liam visits Le Chéile NS

On Wednesday 23rd January 2019, the Liam McCarthy Cup visited Le Chéile NS. It was a fantastic day, filled with excitement and joy. We had the privilege of welcoming back our retired hurling coach and former All-Ireland winner (1973) Bernie Hartigan. Bernie paraded the trophy throughout the school to huge cheers and jubilation. The visit was organised by Mrs. Frost and Limerick GAA’s Noel

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Operation Transformation 10@10

This year, Le Chéile NS took part in the Operation 10@10 programme over 14 days. We started on Tuesday 22nd January and did 10 minutes of activity at 10am each day until Friday 8th February. Both teachers and pupils got involved and it was a huge success. The idea is that as many schools as possible stop what they are doing and GET ACTIVE

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Teddy Bear Hospital 2018

  Our junior and senior infant classes attended the annual UL GEMS Teddy Bear Hospital which was held on the 14th of March. The event was a huge success, seeing more children attend this year’s event than ever before. It was organised by medical students in the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) in UL as part of the international project in association with the International

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Friendship Week 2018

Friendship Week is a human rights education and fundraising event, specifically for primary school students. Friendship Week 2018 takes place from the 5th to the 9th of February. In Le Chéile NS, we are making a special effort to be friendlier, more polite and more respectful to others. The theme for this year’s activities is ‘Friendship and Bravery: Standing up for what is right’

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Roxboro Read 2018

The Roxboro Local Education Committee involves co-operation and partnership between our three local schools. LeChéile NS, Our Lady Queen of Peace and GaelscoilSheoirse Clancy. The committee consists of HSCL coordinators and parents who work with community, statutory and non-statutory agencies in Limerick City Southside to illustrate the importance of parents as primary educators and the significance of the community in the development of education,

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Measles Outbreak

THE HEALTH Service Executive (HSE) has confirmed an outbreak of measles in Limerick. There is a suspected case in our school. The HSE stated that four cases were confirmed in Limerick city since January 3, and that this number “constitutes an outbreak of the disease”. “An Outbreak Control Team made up of representatives from the HSE are involved in managing the outbreak in an effort to

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