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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This Table Quiz, especially put together for St. Patrick’s Day, comprises eight rounds of six questions, a Tie-Break Round, Jokes between rounds and answers to all questions on 174 Powerpoint slides. Supplementary resources are also included. It is geared towards pupils in the middle/senior end of the school.
We were delighted in our class to be given the chance to review such a beautiful book. “Tread Softly, Classic Irish Poems for Children” gathers some of Ireland’s most cherished poems in this anthology. Beautiful illustrations by Erin Brown bring these poems to life. read more…
Having read Paddy Donnelly’s book “Fox and Son Tailers” and loving it, the Junior room in Castleplunkett NS jumped at the opportunity to read and review “The Golden Hare” for Seomra Ranga, and we were not disappointed! read more…
With voting on two different referendums coming on March 8th, it’s an opportune time to teach pupils about aspects of democracy and the democratic process. This eight-page booklet, in both English and Gaeilge, has different sections for pupils to complete and illustrations to colour. It is based on the Referendum poster resource also on this website.
With Leap Day (February 29th) almost here, pupils especially in junior classes will be motivated by thematic work of any kind. This resource consists of a set of black/white images with a Leap Year/Leap Day theme for pupils to colour. 15 different colouring pages in A4 landscape are included in this resource.
The government is holding two referendums on March 8th to make changes to the Irish Constitution in relation to the concept of family and to care provided by family members. This 25-page poster display resource is designed to assist in explaining both of these referendums to pupils in senior classes.
As this year 2024 is a Leap Year, it is an opportune time to teach pupils about what a Leap Year is and why it occurs. This resource consists of 13 display posters giving pupils background on the reasons behind having a Leap Year, what the “Centuries Rule” is and some interesting facts about Leap Years.
This poster resource consists of a set of 21 posters relating to facts about the number 29. As this year is a Leap Year, with an extra day occurring on February 29th, it would be an opportune time for pupils to learn a few interesting facts connected to the number 29.