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The Middle Room participated in the schools recent Art Project with the artist Sarah O'Brien.  
The Project was titled "Drawing Walks".

The walks took the children to Howe Strand. En route they stopped and engaged in experimental drawing techniques. Drawing with their eyes closed, drawing with their non dominant hand and were asked to draw what they heard.
Each group varied depending on their age and ability.
When at Howe Strand the children were encouraged to explore and collect and assemble their own objects to draw and begin to consider their objects for the material value and textures.
The workshops touched on the areas such as audio sensory, tactile, fine motor, gross motor and cultivated the imagination and language.

1st Communion Class May 2016

The children enjoyed being dressed up in their favourite characters costume and reading their favourite book on World Book Day!

Some of the middle room pupils went and picked rushes for the class and then they all made St Brigid's Crosses.

Science Week November 2014

Exploring the world of science through Balloon Rockets and Potato clocks!!

The children got stuck in to the digging and weeding needed to prepare the vegetable beds before the winter.

2nd, 3rd & 4th class took part in an Orienteering event around Gurraneasig National School.   A lovely day was had in the September sun.   Some great team work was displayed!   Here are some pictures of the day.

These are some Middle Room images from last year.   

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