Welcome to Seomra Ranga, the Hub for Primary School Resources. For the overseas visitors “Seomra Ranga” means “classroom” in the Irish language.

Seomra Ranga has been successfully providing tried and tested resources for primary school classrooms since 2007. Since that time, the site has gradually built up a strong following amongst educators as a repository of quality teacher-created resources. The resources on the site, which support all areas of the curriculum, are arranged in accordance with the curricular provisions of the Irish primary school….

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Outdoor Classroom Day


Outdoor Classroom Day
, a worldwide day with a focus on learning and playing outdoors in school, takes place on Thursday May 18th.

Its aim is to give teachers and pupils an opportunity to try learning outside the classroom for the first time. For others who regularly learn and play outdoors, the day will be a celebration of what they are doing already and a chance to inspire other schools to get involved. read more…

Poetry Day Resources

Poetry Day Ireland, a national celebration of poetry and poets, takes place this Thursday 27th April. With the theme of “Poetry Connects“, schools are encouraged to get pupils reading, performing and composing poetry.

Seomra Ranga has some poetry resources to help get pupils composing their own poetry on the day: read more…

Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland is a major one-day festival of Irish poets and poetry at home and abroad. This year Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 27 April and the theme for the 2017 event is “Poetry Connects“. Events will be taking place all over the country on this day to celebrate poets and poetry. read more…

Book Review: The Little Black Sheep

I reviewed “The Little Black Sheep” by Elizabeth Shaw. I enjoyed reading it very much. It would appeal to children in First and Second class. It might be a bit easy for older children – it didn’t take me long to read it. It was an interesting story and the illustrations stood out and added to the story. I found it easy to read. read more…

Book Review: Time After Time

Summary

This book is about Molly and Beth, two 12 year old girls who are best friends. They go through a doorway and accidentally travel back in time to July 1984! Beth decides that she has to go and meet her mum who died when Beth was a baby. Together Molly and Beth go on an adventure to find Beth’s mum. read more…

Mata Focal – An t-Earrach

Sa chomhad seo tá foclóir ag baint leis “An tEarrach”. Tá an foclóir go léir ar aon bhileog amháin. Bheadh sé oiriúnach do dhaltaí a bhéas ag déanamh scríbhneoireacht cruthaitheach sa seomra ranga faoin séasúr, faoin ainmhithe san Earrach nó faoi obair an fheirmeora. read more…

CESI Conference Revisited

A very successful CESI (Computers in Education Society of Ireland) Conference was recently held in Dublin. “Making Connections – Transformation Through Technology and Teamwork” was the theme of the conference. The Regency Hotel was the venue on Friday night for the CESI Teach-Meet where there was a great variety read more…

Walkabout Maths 01 – TU

The purpose of this resource is to create an active maths lesson where pupils get out of their desks to complete the task. The focus of the task is to assess pupils’ understanding of tens and units as represented on an abacus.

Laminate and cut out the twenty six cards. On each card is an abacus and a large letter of the alphabet. read more…

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