Tag Archives: SPHE

Visit from Fursey Whyte

Today Fursey Whyte, a parent in Clontuskert, came to talk to us about his job and what he does. He told us that in 1945 Whyte’s concrete was founded by Fursey White (Senior) his dad. Now Fursey Whyte has taken … Continue reading

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Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of OPS

Today we took part in Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of the Ocean Preservation Society in Maine, USA.

We learnt so much about sea turtles, sharks and why it is so important to preserve marine life for the future. … Continue reading

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Visit from Ballinasloe Fire Fighters

Today Clontuskert was visited by Ballinasloe Fire Fighters; Norrie Dempsey and Jamie Ward. The Senior Room worked through a fire safety course with them in the classroom before going out to see the fire engine. We learned about the stop, … Continue reading

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Comenius Visitors to Clontuskert

This week sees eighteen students and twelve teachers from our Comenius partner schools in France, Spain and England visit Clontuskert. They arrive on Monday and will leave Ballinasloe on Thursday. We will host them in Clontuskert school on Tuesday and … Continue reading

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Mary Maxwell

Today for SPHE we have been discussing this video and what it means for us in Clontuskert. Let us know what you think.

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SPHE: See Jane

Last week in SPHE we discussed the role of girls and women in society. This is the video we used to start our discussion.

We also played read this online book, on the See Jane website, and discussed future jobs for … Continue reading

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SPHE: Can you see Jane?

Today in SPHE we have been discussing the role of girls and women in society. This is the video we used to start our discussion.

We also played read this online book, on the See Jane website, and discussed future jobs … Continue reading

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Internet Safety: WebWise

Today in SPHE we have been discussing Internet Safety and why it is important to be savvy on the net.
We have been looking at the Webwise Programme and we have talked about Safebook. This image came from Simon Lewis on … Continue reading

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Bike Safety

We have been reviewing our work on Bike Safety in SPHE today. Check out this video to help you.

This Bike Safety Rap teaches about the importance of lights on our bikes!

Don’t forget some of our tips from last week.

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Road Safety on our bikes

Toady we have been looking at Road Safety, especially when we are cycling our bikes.
We learned all of the hand signals for when we need to let someone know what way we will turn.
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