When Toys Come Alive by 3rd Class

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Futsal for girls

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Girl’s Futsal Soccer,

Well done to some of our 3rd and 4th class girls who competed in the FAI Futsal Soccer competition in the IT. The 5 a side team played a number of games against many other Sligo schools. The girls thoroughly enjoyed this valuable experience. Well done.

Feis Shligigh 2017

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Congratulations to the boys and girls from 2nd, 3rd and 4th Class that competed as a tin whistle group in Feis Shligigh this evening. They played two tunes beautifully and were thrilled to hear they received 1st place. Thank you to Seamus Mc Cormack, who comes to teach them every Monday. Well done to all, we are very proud of you.

Tin Whistle Concert

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Well done to all the children from 2nd, 3rd and 4th, who performed on stage today for the end of year tin whistle concert. They played a huge variety of tunes in their two concerts, one for parents and the other for the children. Thanks very much to Seamus Mc Cormack who has taught them so well all year. Well done to all the boys and girls, you were fantastic!
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Ancient Egypt 🐪🐫☀️🔶

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In 3rd class we have been busy doing a project on Ancient Egypt recently. We have done a lot of individual and group research both in books and on the computers and now we are experts on the life of Tutankhamen, mummies, pyramids and all things Egyptian. We sorted through pictures of historical artefacts and worked in groups to study Ancient Egyptian methods of farming. Of course we have also been busy doing spectacular works of Art that are displayed in the third class corridor. We particularly loved writing our names in hieroglyphics!

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Symmetrical or Not! Gymnastics Balances

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Third Class are busy in PE doing gymnastics. Look at all of our ideas!

Young Enterprise Award

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The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady hosted a ceremony to honour the winners in the Cathaoirleach’s Awards 2015. The scheme was introduced to acknowledge the contribution of volunteers across a wide range of local activity.

ALL who do voluntary work for their communities were hailed as “Sligo’s unsung heroes” at an awards ceremony in County Hall on Wednesday night.

CATEGORY: Young Enterprise

WINNER: Third Class Mercy Primary School

Presented by: Councillor Gino O’Boyle

THE award in this category went to a very special group of young people.

On 6th December 2014 Saoirse Foley’s beloved mother Patrice passed away after a brave battle with cancer.

Saoirse’s 23 class-mates were there for her with their heart-felt
kindness and sympathy. Very quickly the sympathy turned into
‘empathy’ and the young pupils considered ways in which they could actively support their friend.

Their aim was two-fold:
To honour Saoirse’s mother
To raise funds for North West Hospice
After exploring a number of options, they decide on a cake sale.
Everyone became involved, including teachers and parents, and
through their efforts they raised over €800 for North West Hospice.

This has only been part of this wonderful story, they have given
support and friendship in countless other ways. They are a special group of young people and they should be really proud of what they have done.

The Cathaoirleach’s Awards 2015 in the category of ‘Young Enterprise’ was presented to Saoirse Foley and her great friends in Third Class Mercy Primary School.

Tin Whistle Concert

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2nd, 3rd and 4th class children commenced our festive week with a tin whistle concert. They played a variety of tunes, from the Kerry Polka to Christmas tunes. Seamus Mc Cormack comes to teach them once a week and you can see what a fantastic concert it was. Well done!

PRIMARY SCHOOLS TRIATHLON Mercy Primary Children make history!!

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Well done guys!!

Well done 3rd, 4th,5th and 6th Class children took part in the first ever PRIMARY SCHOOLS TRIATHLON at the Sports Complex last Thursday!  The children had to swim 2 lengths of the pool, jump out and run to their bike for a 1.2 km cycle followed by 800m on the track, a tidy little run for an experienced athlete!! Coach Ross McGlynn and Therese Kilgannon from Sligo Sport and Recreation assisted by what seemed to be an endless army of volunteer marshals ran this amazing event like clockwork! 259 children in total took part,all of whom got a great big cheer and a medal for their efforts!! We are very proud of you.. Many thanks to Mr.Reilly, SNA Berni Mahon and Ms McNulty for their help in organising the children and a very bifg thank you to the Lyttle Family for their help with the bikes!! Jeanette Towey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klimt Trees

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Third class made Klimt’s  Tree of Life out of pipecleaners. Don’t they look brilliant.

PE – Games

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We are playing games throughout the school in Physical Education. Here’s a few shots of sixth class in action cooperating together. 20150415_121242_resized20150415_121339_resized

Yard Buddies

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Well done to our Yard Buddies. The children organise fun games on the yard twice a week to help ensure everyone has fun playing together. We are proud of you all!

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