Primary Science Website

Primary Science Website

This week is Science Week, a chance for teachers to place an extra emphasis and focus on science-related activities. If you are stuck for ideas to mark the week there are lots of ideas on the Primary Science website. You can select a Strand or Strand Unit that you...
Resources on Instant Display Website

Resources on Instant Display Website

In my school setting we’ve been using some of the resources on the Instant Display website for some years. One of the main ways that we use this website is to download lettering for wall and notice board displays. The site has a vast array of lettering sets to suit...
UNICEF Sustainable Development Goals Resources

UNICEF Sustainable Development Goals Resources

On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force.  Over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that...
Roald Dahl Day Resources

Roald Dahl Day Resources

This September 13th marks the the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl and schools around the world will celebrate Roald Dahl Day on this date. Roald Dahl is a much loved author for generations of pupils with books such as “Matilda”, “Charlie and the Chocolate...
Post Office Resources

Post Office Resources

Many teachers, perhaps especially those in junior classes, will at some stage do some work on the Post Office. It’s a great theme to employ in the classroom and gives some great opportunities for some cross-curricular and integrated theme work. Many teachers doing...
Dúchas.ie Website

Dúchas.ie Website

The National Folklore Collection, located in UCD, contains 740,000 pages of folklore and local tradition compiled by pupils from 5,000 primary schools in the Irish Free State between 1937 and 1939. Known as “The Schools Collection”, the material includes oral history,...