Pupils in Fourth Class took part in a poetry competition for Northumbria University’s Ledwidge Centenary Event. The event is due to take place at the “Literary and Philosophical Society” in Newcastle. Pupils were asked to write a poem inspired by the life and poetry of Francis Ledwidge. Judges were extremely impressed by the entries received from Darcey Devlin, Cormac Redhouse, Senan Duffy and Michael Loughran. The overall winner was Ethan Harding whose tribute poem, as the judges commented, “recalls a young…Continue Reading
Pupils in Fourth and Fifth Classes were treated to a talk from Michael Moylan from Co. Kilkenny on the above topics as part of the Francis Ledwidge celebrations. It was very informative and the pupils got to dress up in all the clothing of the time, which made it very interactive! Many thanks to Michael, and to Slane librarian, Margaret, for planning the event.
We have been lucky enough to receive rugby coaching from Navan Rugby Club coach Robbie during the month of January. 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes all really enjoyed his coaching sessions and the weather stayed dry so we were outside for most of them. Many thanks to him for all his work. 5th and 6th classes have been invited to Navan Rugby Club for a rugby blitz in early March. The pupils are looking forward to it already!Continue Reading