5th November 2019

GUSSERANE NATIONAL SCHOOL

NEWSLETTER

                                                                                                                  November 5th, 2019

 

Gymnastics:  Reminder that Gymnastics with Gymstar coaches starts on Thursday the 7th of November for seven weeks.  Each class will get a chance to participate in gymnastics in a fun way as part of the PE curriculum and these lessons are a vital part of our ongoing work to renew our Active Flag status.  The lessons will cost €15.00 for 7 lessons. 

 

Gardening:  Michael Costello will be coming to the school for a total of 5 visits during the term.  The cost of these visits is €5 per pupil.  Michael’s first visit will take place on Thursday the 7th of November where he will continue his work on biodiversity and gardening with all classes.  This year he will be teaching the senior classes about the Pine Marten and the school will be involved in a survey of pine martens in the area in conjunction with WIT.  It is hoped that the senior classes will be brought to the WIT science labs to see how research is done on the Pine Marten in our area using the information gathered by Michael.

 

New Ross Library:  The children from Ms. Boyle’s room and Mr. Heuston’s room will be going to the New Ross Library as part of Science week.  They will be attending “Surprising Science” with Matt Pritchare.  The event is packed with science tricks, stunts, and puzzles.  The show is filled with awe and wonder but also encourages scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills.  A bus has been arranged to collect the children at the school at 11.20am, the show will begin at 12pm.  The cost of the bus is €3.00 per pupil and this can be brought in on or before the 13th of November.

 

Bubbly Bubbles:  The children from Ms. Roche’s room and Ms. Foxe’s room will be going to WIT on Friday the 15th of November as part of Science week.  They will be attending the show “Bubbly Bubbles”.  A bus has been arranged to collect the children at the school for 10am.  The event will begin at 11.30am and finish at 12.30pm.  The children will be back to the school for 1.30pm approx., we would ask that you give your child lunch as usual.  The cost of the bus is €5.00 per pupil.  This can be brought in on or before the 15th of November.

 

School Closure:  The school will be closed on Friday the 29th of November 2019 for the Bye-Election taking place in the Wexford Constituency.

 

Sing Out Loud:  If you have not already done so please fill in and return the permission slip as soon as possible.

 

I ___________________________ give permission for __________________________

           (parents name)                                                                        (child(ren) name)

to take part in the Sing-Out-Loud concert on Thursday the 14th November and to travel to the concert by bus on that day.

The cost of the bus is €5 per child.

 

Please let us know the name of the person collecting your child if you are unable to collect.

 

The name of the person collecting my child is  __________________________________ .

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