The school closes on Wednesday 22nd December at 12.00 for the Christmas holidays and will re-open on Thursday 6th January. The staff of the school would like to wish all our pupils, parents and families a happy and peaceful Christmas.
Christmas Jumper Day takes place on Wednesday 22nd December. We ask that parents give a small donation. All donations received will go to St Vincent De Paul.
WE ARE BRINGING THE MAGIC OF PANTO TO THE HEATH SCHOOL THIS CHRISTMAS
As a way of saying well done to our pupils for the manner in which they have changed routines in school this year, we are delighted to bring Panto-style festive cheer to our students this Christmas season with The Helix Panto Online.
Produced by TheatreworX, 'Red Riding Hood- Schools Edition' is available exclusively to schools to stream on- demand.
Will Red finally realise her true destiny and save Fairytale Land from the clutches of the darkness?
Will they all live happily ever after?
Well, you’ll have to tune in to find out!! 😊
With panto favourites Buddy (Colin Hughes), Laurel (Aidan Mannion), the Wicked Warlock (Paul Byrom), and the outrageous Dame Lola (Chris Corroon), the Helix Panto Online is back for a second year to ensure your whole school can laugh their troubles away.
The school quiz will take place in January and February with a round of questions for every class this year. The quizzes will be divided between infants, 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th and 5th/6th. The quizzes are school, general knowledge and current news based with the aim of making the children more aware of what is occurring around them and in wider society.
Our draughts leagues will take place in every class from 2nd to 6th after Christmas.
Cross Country running has been taking place for 1st-6th class over the last five weeks. The final run will take place this week weather permitting. Well done to all the pupils from 1st to 6th who participated, particularly those who ran every week.
The Parents Council have organised a Christmas Hamper Raffle. Tickets are €5 and we ask each family to support this fundraising event. Tickets can be bought online. Last day to purchase tickets is Thursday 16th December. The draw will take place on Friday 17th December.
6th class are having a talk Friday morning on biodiversity and how we can implement it in our garden project in the school
We reached our target and spent over 60,000 minutes reading this month- Well done everyone
We have raised a grand total of €2500. Thank you to everyone
All returned cards were entered into a draw and the winners were
Isaac Thompson Payne, John Delaney and Alice Bland in Senior Infants. Sadhbh O' Hara in 1st Class and Katie Curran in Junior Infants
Our Art Competition winners were Darragh Lalor 5th Class for the Book Cover, Lucy O' Connell 5th Class for Draw a Scene, Zenani Ebobola in 6th class for Draw a Character and Ciara Fennelly in 6th Class for Design a Book Mark.
Well done to all our entrants and winners.
Our 6th class debating team have qualified for the third round of the Midlands Debating Competition. They prevailed against an excellent Newtown N.S team last week and come up against Shinrone National School on Thursday 16th December. Well done to Hafsah, Kate, Molly, James, Emily, Mr. Brennan and Mr. Maher for all their hard work
All news by Scoil an Fhraoich Mhóir news team.