Chess at Scoil Aonghusa

Well done to our chess winners who were presented with medals for their achievements in chess this term . Students in the senior classes take part in Chess Tournaments during lunchtime at Scoil Aonghusa. As well as being great fun, research suggests that chess promotes brain growth and improves problem solving...

Green Schools at Scoil Aonghusa CNS

We are currently working on the theme of Biodiversity in our Green Schools Programme. Biodiversity is the fifth Green Schools theme and looks at steps which can be taken to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and increase species-richness in the locality. Our Green Schools Committee is made up of children from first to sixth class. Each class are undertaking varies projects in the school environment around the theme of biodiversity as part  of our action plan. Our 5th and 6th class have been planting bulbs by the river walk. We look forward to watching these grow during springtime. Thank you to Marian Ward and The National Learning Network for helping out with the project.  ...

Ready Set Go Maths

Our Infant classroom have begun the ‘Ready Set Go Maths’ programme. This is a play based maths programme that allows children to explore maths language and skills in a fun interactive way. The children work on different areas such as sorting, patterns,understanding number , counting and recognition. please follow the link for ideas on how you can further help your child with their maths at hone in a fun way. https://www.ncca.ie/media/1126/helping_your_young_child_with_maths.pdf...