Category Archives: 5th & 6th

School’s out for Summer

All the Staff at Lacken N.S., wish all the children and parents a lovely summer break. You all deserve a well-deserved rest. School re-opens on Thursday, August 27th 

So Long, Farewell to the Class 2020

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to the 6th class of 2020. To say that they have had an unconventional year is a major understatement! However, they rose to the recent challenges with great maturity and we are all … Continue reading

Class of 2020

Despite an unusual and challenging finish to 6th class, this group of students showed great maturity and strength in how they dealt with the Covid19 school closure. Seeing as they cannot say goodbye to everyone at Lacken N.S in person, here … Continue reading

Thank You

What is the coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it?

Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this approachable and timely book helps answer these questions and many more, providing clear explanations about the coronavirus and its effects – both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family’s … Continue reading

Let’s Play Ireland

Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency. To view videos and lots of play and learning ideas for young children go to https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/lets-play-ireland/    

Project Work and Additional Resources

A list of useful websites and apps useful-websites-and-app-list www.movesforlife.ie  Chess projects for school children. https://www.duolingo.com  for Irish – helps children to improve their Irish https://ncse.ie/online-resources – Online Resources for Children with Special Educational Needs These are optional projects children can undertake … Continue reading

World Book Day

Children had great fun this year on World Book Day. Children brought in their favourite book and sat and read with a buddy from a different class. 12►

Confirmation 2020

Congratulations to all the boys and girls who were confirmed by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on Tuesday. A big thank you to Ms Vaughan who prepared them so well. After the ceremony, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin along with the families of the … Continue reading

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