Learn Together Update – October

Learn Together Update – October

Monthly Themes:

Themes: Key Figures/Green Responsibilities

Strands: Belief Systems; Ethics and the Environment

Strand Units: Encountering the philosophy and values of the major belief systems; Introducing key figures in the major belief systems; Knowledge and awareness of environmental issues

 

Rotas:

Notice Board:

L.T. noticeboards are labelled with a sign – teachers add their own banner header to suit their display. Ideally these noticeboards are updated by the end of first/early second week of the month so that they link with the theme of the month for the school.

Month Strands Themes Downstairs Upstairs
October Belief Systems

Ethics and the Environment

Key Figures;

Green Schools Responsibilities*

Willow

(Roisin)

Kamilah

(Ailish)

Assembly: 

The first assembly of the month is a whole school assembly – for everyone to attend at 9am in the hall – both junior and senior performances will take place during the same assembly; awards given out and any school news discussed etc.

***REMINDER*** We are looking for ‘good news highlights’ from classes during assembly – Children benefit from some scaffolding with this so try to chat at home about the highlights of the week on Thursday afternoon!

October Friday 5th* Belief Systems

Ethics and the Environment

Key Figures

Green Schools Responsibilities

Ash Rowan
Friday 12th Chestnut Lime
Friday 19th Willow Hazel
Friday 26th Rose Kamilah

* Whole School Assembly

Religious calendar events

Halloween                              (Paganism)                 31st October 2018                              (Focus classes: Snr Inf; 2nd; 4th; 6th)

 

School/World Events: 

Road Safety Week: 1st – 5th Oct 

World Mental Health Day – Wednesday 10th

Maths Week:15th – 19th

Fire Safety Week: 22nd – 26th

  • We will have a supporting visit from our Community Gardaí

Dress-up Day and Cake Sale – Friday 26th 

  • Student Council will launch (by visiting classes) and promote (by making and displaying posters around the school) this event.
  • Families (and any willing staff!) invited to make/buy baked goods for cake sale
  • PTA and senior members of Student Council to work at Cake Sale event
  • Children and staff to dress-up in anything they wish (or not)

Mid-Term Break – Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November  

Note: Student Council may make the decision to hold other events/activities during this month and they will inform you about this as soon as possible.

 

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