Maths Week 2017 Resources

Maths Week 2017 Resources

Maths Week Ireland 2017 takes place from October 14th to 22nd. Its aim is to focus on all things maths for one week in the year and for pupils to have fun engaging in maths activities so that they can have a more positive attitude to maths. It also aims to demonstrate...
MS Readathon

MS Readathon

Now in its 30th year, the MS Readathon has been encouraging generations of primary school pupils to get reading for a month to raise vitally needed funds for MS Ireland. This year, the Readathon runs from October 13th to November 13th. The MS Readathon began in 1988...
Book Review: Red Rover, Red Rover

Book Review: Red Rover, Red Rover

This book (Red Rover, Red Rover! By Kunak McGann – Games from an Irish Childhood [That You Can Teach Your Kids]) took me on a trip down memory lane as it provoked fond childhood memories of playing Rounders, Hide and Seek, Jacks and other games with kids in my...
Tree Day 2017

Tree Day 2017

The Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak is calling on primary schools across Ireland to get involved in Tetra Pak Tree Day on Thursday, 5th October. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Our Planet, Our Choice – Ár bPláinéid, Ár Rogha” to convey that...
Book Review: Stand By Me

Book Review: Stand By Me

I really enjoyed this book. When I first saw it, it didn’t look like a book that I would usually pick in a library. I thought that the cover wasn’t very interesting. All it had was a picture of boxes and books. I had no idea what the story would be about. When I...