Correct Pencil Grip

December 4, 2019 admin 0
Does pencil
grip matter?

Yes, it does!

Correct pencil grip:

reduces hand fatigue improves legibilityincreases speed.

Incorrect pencil grip:

leads to slow handwriting speedcan cause pain during handwriting.

Getting children […]

Shoebox Collection

November 20, 2019 admin 0
It has been a great tradition every November in Scoil Barra to collect shoe boxes containing small gifts for less fortunate children around the world. […]

Green Schools’ Recycling Play

November 19, 2019 admin 0
First and Second class pupils were delighted by the puppet theatre show ‘The Rubbish Monster’ today!  They learned lots about recycling and disposing of all […]

Art Display

November 19, 2019 admin 0
There is a lovely collection of Art on display in the school hall at the moment. We have collected pieces from various classes around the […]

Junior Infants’ STEM fun!

November 15, 2019 admin 0
Junior Infants were visited by the Stem Academy from ‘Johnson and Johnson’ as part of their outreach programme for Science Week. Noreen and Susan came […]

Bishop Gavin Comes to Visit

November 15, 2019 admin 0
Today Scoil Barra were delighted to welcome the new Bishop of Cork and Ross, Bishop Fintan Gavin. After receiving a warm welcome from our Student […]