Holy Family School for the Deaf Cabra

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EGG-celent Maths Tangrams

Category : Post Primary

1A Students created these beautiful birds with shapes from their Easter Egg Tangrams

Easter week, 1A students learnt all about the different types of Triangles – such as Equilateral, Isosceles, Scalene, Right Angle Triangles and CONGRUENT triangles. They learnt all this with a fun Easter Egg Tangram activity where they coloured in the egg tangram, cut out the shapes and recreated an eggcelent and colourful bird. #Creativemaths #learningisfun


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DEAR Drop Everything and Read

Category : Post Primary

Students and Staff of Holy Family School took part in the National Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Challenge on Friday the 12th of April at 12 noon. Thank you to Catherine McFarlane who has organised reading materials for all involved. We were treated to newspapers, magazines, books and comics. As Dr. Seuss says “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”


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Thank You FAI

Category : Post Primary

Fantastic 3 Days FAI Camp to be had by all our Primary Students and Junior Post Primary Students. The camp came to a conclusion today with speeches by our Principal Eimear O Rourke who thanked everyone involved, and Oisin Jordan (FAI National Coordinator) who said that the 40 coaches from Carlow IT over the three days were exceptional and the Holy Family School Transition Years Students who also did an amazing job coaching all the juniors. Special thanks also went to teachers Geoffrey McCormack and Sean Herlihy. All of the juniors got an FAI football kit, an FAI backpack and also their very own football complementary to FAI. We are looking forward to FAI Camp 2020 already!

Holy Family School for the Deaf Students and Carlow IT Students

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Easter Raffle

Category : All , Post Primary


Many thanks to our Parent’s Association for organising an Easter Raffle for Pupils and Staff.

Tickets on sale Friday 12th April!

Tickets cost €1


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FAI CAMP

Category : Post Primary

Transiiton Years Students and Students from Carlow IT College kick started the FAI (Football Association of Ireland) Camp, with 80 young boys and girls from Holy Family Primary school and junior Post Primary School. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement and enthusiasm as all involved got to learn the challenges and skills of football. Our Transition Year students also created a colourful animated leaflet of basic ISL signs to give to the Carlow IT students, to help with communication during the camp. Special thank you to FAI National Coordinator Oisín Jordan and to FAI for the amazing football kit they have generously given to all of our players.


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A Walk in the Park

Category : All

The sun shone as we completed our 10Km walk in the Phoenix Park last Saturday. Sincere thanks to all our sponsors.

The Group Selfie!

Well done to our leaders and fund raising activity Co-Ordinators Catherine Troy & Patricia McHale.

The funds raised will be used to improve Digital Technology in our Early Intervention & Primary sections.


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Active Week 2019

Category : Post Primary

Holy Family School Students & Staff in the Phoenix Park

We kick-started our Active School Week 2019 with a million steps to the Phoenix Park. Students and staff that took part in clocking up a million steps as they embarked on a 5k route this morning. The rain held out for the first leg of the walk but a welcome fresh shower came down in the second leg. Well done to all and remember it doesn’t cost anything to walk!
You can do it ANYwhere, ANYtime with ANYone!
Sarah Jane O Regan (PE Co-Coordinator)

Michael creating our Active Week Posters.

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3A & 3C Trip to Explorium

Category : Post Primary

On Wednesday the 3rd of April thanks to Fair Isle Tours 3A and 3C got to visit Explorium (Science and Sport centre) in Sandyford. A great day of fun and learning was had by all.


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Transition Years become qualified FAI Coaches (level 1)

Category : Post Primary

TY with Oisin Jordan and Jamie Wilson

Special Thanks to Jamie Wilson and Oisin Jordan National Co-ordinator (FAI) for training Transition Years students in becoming a certified level 1 football coach. Transition Years will put their newly acquired skills to use next week when they will be coaching up to 80 youths in the FAI Camp.
Well Done to all involved, including their teachers Sean Herlihy and Geoffrey McCormack.


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Flipping Pancakes at Holy Family School!

Category : Post Primary

3A Class and their teacher Mr.Brian Fitzpatrick organised a Pancake Sale morning as part of their CBA (Classroom Based Assessment ) in Business Studies. They purchased ingredients from the local supermarket, made the pancake mix and cooked many layers of pancakes for the sale.
The pancakes costs €1 each and toppings such as lemon & sugar, Maple Syrup and Nutella was extra. The pancakes were absolutely SCRUMPTIOUS!


Early Intervention Gallery

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