Literacy

Literacy Tips

The NCCA is a great resource for parents. Please follow any of the links below to find out more.https://www.ncca.ie/media/1406/helping_your_child_in_junior_and_senior_infants.pdfhttps://www.ncca.ie/media/1405/helping_your_child_in_first_and_second_classes.pdfhttps://www.ncca.ie/media/1407/helping_yo

Handwriting

In our school we take great pride in handwriting and correct letter formation is developed from Junior Infants to 4th using a specific scheme . We also pay particular attention to developing and maintaining the correct pencil grip. Children go through several stages of development before they mas

Has your child the correct pencil grip?

The An Post Handwriting Competition is beginning soon with all classes taking part. Its a good time to remind pupils about the importance of the correct pencil grip. In our school we take great pride in handwriting and correct letter formation is developed from Junior Infants to 4th using a specific

Guided Reading

What is Guided Reading ?Guided Reading is an instructional approach that involves the teacher working with a small group of students who demonstrate similar reading behaviours and can read similar levels of texts. The text is easy enough for the children to read with support. In St.Brigid’s the Lear

Top Ten Writing Tips for Parents/Guardians

Top Ten Writing Tips for Parents/GuardiansInfants to 1stModel writing yourself – shopping lists / letters / cards etc.Provide a special place for your child to write / scribble provide a variety of materials- crayons markers /pencils (box) Display your child’s name as often as possible i.e. Sean’s