Category Archives: 1st & 2nd

This category contains posts relating to 1st and 2nd class.

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 

Thank You

First Holy Communion Postponed

Some of the children in 2nd class were meant to make their First Holy Communion on May 9th but it was postponed because of the Coronavirus. The children got a big surprise when their teacher Ms Kelly arrived at their … Continue reading

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    

Project Work and Additional Resources

A list of useful websites and apps useful-websites-and-app-list  Chess projects for school children.  for Irish – helps children to improve their Irish – 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►

Trocaire Visit


Artwork thoughout the different classes 12►

Communion Day

Congratulations to all the boys and girls who made their First Holy Communion.