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St Joseph's National School Longford

Where the aim of our school is to provide a holistic education for all pupils in developing the social, personal, spiritual, academic and aesthetic aspect of the child


New Website Launched

We hope you enjoy our new website design. A lot of hard work has gone into putting the website together and we would like to thank all involved. 
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St Joseph's School Launches New Website

We are delighted to launch our new website for the school. We hope you enjoy the new website, find it informative, easy to navigate and like the new design.

11/12/2014 14:07 | School News
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Maths: 3D Shapes!

24 November 2014

Last week we were learning all about 3D Shapes. We learned to identify a cube, cuboid, sphere, cylinder and cone. We collected as many examples as we could find for our classroom display (see pictures below). The children also loved singing along to the 3D shape song on YouTube! Filed under: Maths, Senior Infants 2014/2015 […]

The mini whiteboard: a fantastic resource for learning!

24 November 2014

One of our favourite classroom resources to use are mini magnetic whiteboards and markers. They have so many uses! We use them for dictation of sounds, words and sentences. We use them to practice a particular sound or spelling we are learning. We use them with magnetic letters to spell out certain words, for example […]

Aistear in November!

24 November 2014

The children love aistear time and here are some pictures of the various activities they are working on during aistear this month. Filed under: Aistear, Senior Infants 2014/2015 Tagged: Aistear, construction, junk art, senior infants


24 October 2014

We had great fun today dressing up for Halloween. The classroom was transformed with witches, vampires and skeletons! The children enjoyed a spooky disco in the hall. Before going home we took down the display of fiery bonfire collages the children made in art last week. Filed under: Art, Halloween, Senior Infants 2014/2015 Tagged: Art, […]

Aistear in October

24 October 2014

Here are some photos taken throughout October. They show the children involved in various activities during their aistear time. I notice they are becoming very good at building and constructing. They have added parks, water, roads and traffic lights to their ‘city’ . They are also enjoying following picture instructions to make more complicated structures […]