New Aistear Room

Our Junior Infants enjoyed their first taste of our new Aistear Room recently. Aistear is a play based curriculum which helps develop oral language and communication skills for pupils. The room has been freshly renovated and purposely prepared for Aistear. Huge thanks must be given to our caretaker Kieran Britton and our Junior Infant teachers for the hours of work they invested to prepare the new room.

This term the children are learning all about Halloween through play and social interaction. There is a dress up area, a Play Dough table, a water station and a building station. The children really enjoyed their first experience of Aistear and will no doubt benefit greatly from this opportunity.

Liam McCarthy Visit

‘Tipp, Tipp, Tipp was the chant as Padraic Maher entered the Nagle Hall this morning, as he held aloft the Liam McCarthy Cup to rapturous applause. It was a sea of Blue & Gold as the pupils donned our county colours to celebrate Tipperary winning the All Ireland Senior Hurling title this year.

Joining Padraic was Andy Ryan (GDA Tipperary), John Smith (County Board Representative) and Rachel Sweeney (Tipperary Ladies Intermediate Football Player). Isabelle Griffin formally welcomed them to the Presentation Primary School. Later pupils quizzed Paudie about his favourite game, toughest opponent, training routine and biggest achievements.

Rachel Sweeney became very popular once she announced that the pupils would get homework off tonight before encouraging all the pupils to get involved in some sport.

The hall then filled with the sound of the Galtee Mountain Boy and the sense of joy was palpable. Most importantly today, every pupil got their hands on the Liam McCarthy Cup and below are over 100 photos capturing the day. We hope the words of wisdom from Padraic and Rachel will inspire these pupils to chase their dreams and get involved in sport.

Thanks to all who helped make today so special – to those who decorated the hall, played and conducted music, took photos, played tin whistles, asked questions and especially those who cheered and smiled!

FAI Futsal

Futsal Soccer

On the 7th of October 2019, 4th class took a trip outside the school grounds for an active and exiting day out. We went to Peak Villa Soccer grounds to play Futsal Soccer. It was a five a side non- competitive soccer tournament.

It was a fun but exhausting day. We played against three different schools and everybody played really well. As the day went on our skills in soccer improved greatly.

Thanks to Peak Villa for organising it and to Ms. Walsh and Avril for bringing us

Futsal Soccer 2019