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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INTO Leave App

The INTO have produced an app that will be useful for all teachers and principals to have. The app allows users to search for and find out information on their leave entitlements, whether that leave is a brief absence, extended leave or sick leave. read more…

Free Wee Library

I came across this lovely idea on a visit to a local park today – it had a “Free Wee Library”. Almost like a bird house, it has a slate roof and a door with a window. Inside, it contains books for children and adults which have been supplied by the local community. read more…

New Drama Resources

While we have been busy in the background for the past few months working on the revamp of the website, I’ve also been busily creating lots of new resources for the site. One area which I identified as needing some new resources was the area of drama. This is probably one curricular area in which lots of teachers need some support. read more…

Book Review: Fast Forward

“Fast Forward” by Judi Curtin,  was about a girl called Molly and her best friend Beth. Beth lives with Molly but his doesn’t seem to affect their friendship. There is a new girl in their class called Heather. She seems to be very shy. In the story it turns out to be her birthday but the girls have other plans read more…

Book Review: Starring Meg

Starring Meg by Natasha Mac a’ Bháird drew me in after the first few chapters. With Meg’s selfless attitude, Hannah’s responsibility, Ruby’s loyalty and Laura’s creativity, they bind together to change fourth-sixth class children’s perspective on true friendship. read more…

Book Review: Rugby Runner

Rugby Runner is the fifth book in this series and I have read them all. I really like Gerard Siggins’ books, he is a brilliant writer, just as good as JK Rowling.

The main character in this book is called Eoin, he’s the same boy from the earlier books and now he is on the JCT even though he only started rugby three years ago. Eoin is a great character, read more…

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…

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