Primary School

Welcome to the Primary School Section of the Learning & Development Portal

During this period when Primary Schools are closed and children are at home we will be publishing a series of daily learning activities and skills challenges to support parents and children in achieveing their academic and physical activity needs.

Each day a new learning activity and skill challenge will appear on this page.

And follow the links to the Céim Ar Aghaidh and Primary School Teacher Resources at the bottm of the page for much more.


Learning Activity 2 - Art

Junior Infants to 2nd Class

Subject: Art (Strand: Paint and Colour)

The Spider Supporters

See Lesson 1 for detailed instructions:

 

3rd to 6th Class                                        

Subject: Art (Strand: Construction)

Sports bag CD Holder

See Lesson 2 from Middle Cycle for detailed instructions. 

There are more Art Lessons for Junior, Middle and Senior Cycles here

Skills Challenge 2 - Toe Tap with James McCarthy:

How many can you do in 30 seconds?


Learning Activity 1 - Geography

Junior Infants to 2nd Class                                                                                                                           

Subject: Geography (Strand: Living in the Local Community)

 

Aim: Children to learn about their local GAA Club and the members of the community who run local clubs.

  1. Discuss local clubs in your area. Ring a grandparent and ask them of their experiences playing with their club. Find any photographs of relatives who played with their club.
  2. Write the names of those in the club who help you.
  3. Draw a picture of you and a friend playing for your local club
  4. Complete Worksheet 5A to profile your club 

 3rd to 6th Class                       

Subject: Geography (Strand: People and Communities)

 

Aim: Children to learn about their local GAA club and come to appreciate the members of the community who run local clubs.

  1. Explore your local club. When was it founded? When were your club grounds developed?
  2. Check out your club website or any books about your club.
  3. Watch or listen to one of these clips profiling Slaughtneil GAA club in Co Derry (Video) or (Podcast) 
  4. Complete Worksheet 5A to profile your club 
  5. Write a letter of thanks to a member of your club who helps the community
  6. Complete a project on your club using the profile page to help.

 

There are more Geography Lessons for Junior, Middle and Senior Cycles here

Skills Challenge 1 - Overhead Catch challenge withTJ REID:

How many can you do in 30 seconds?