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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2012!

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2012! The students of Grange PPS took part in many events for Seachtain na Gaeilge. The week was promoted within school with all students getting a chance to take part. Students participated in cluichí biongó, word search and cross word puzzles, designed posters and a held a Tráth na gCeist. We were [...]

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2012!

Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge anseo. Beidh na daltaí in Iarbhunscoil na Grainsí ag déanamh imeachtaí chun béim a chur ar labhairt na Gaeilge. Beidh imeachtaí ar nós cluiche biongó, tráth na gceist ar siúl, agus beidh na daltaí sa dara bhliain ag déanamh e-leabhar filíocht.  Beidh duaiseanna ar fáil do dhaltaí a dhéanann iarracht Gaeilge [...]

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LCVP Work Experience

Our 4th year class recently spent a week out on work experience after the midterm break. Work experience is an integral part of the L.C.V.P. programme. Our 4th year students have put a lot of time and effort into selecting suitable career paths and possible placements. Students wrote letters and made phone calls in the [...]

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Poetry Workshop.

. Miss McArt’s Leaving Certificate English class participated in a workshop dedicated to the poetry of Sylvia Plath and Seamus Heaney. This interactive workshop included elements of drama, art and visulisation to stimulate the students in their responses to the poems.  Most interestingly, in their analysis of Heaney’s ‘Bogland’, students used peat to create their [...]

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Green Schools News

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Second year pupils from Grange Post Primary School have recently undertaken a project in their woodwork classes to construct a number of  bird and bat boxes for erection in the local park. Members of the Tidy towns committee were present to accept the bird boxes on behalf of the community. Third class students from Scoil [...]

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LET Programme

  Ten of our first years attended the second residential of this year’s LET Programme in the Share Centre in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh, from 11th -13th January. The activities this time included a trip to Omagh to participate in a day of sporting activities including Gaelic, soccer and rugby. Back at base we enjoyed circus [...]

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Open day and Enrolement night

Our Open day for incoming students will be held on Wednesday 8th February followed by an enrolment night for parents that evening. Prior to this Open day we will visit the local Primary schools to show a video presentation of Grange Post Primary School, distribute information and our prospectus and answer questions.We will be delighted [...]

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Sustainable Energy Ireland Competition

All second year students entered the Sustainable Energy Ireland Competition. Two of the teams got into the ‘Top 100’ so now will activate their campaign under the guidance of a mentor from Sustainable Energy Ireland and their teacher Ms Evans. The first team, Killian Murry, Paul Carton and Daithi Byrne are doing a project on [...]

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John B. Keane’s ‘The Field’ Recreation

On the 15th of December 2011, our second year English class recreated John B. Keane’s play ‘The Field.’ We wrote out our own version of the script and sourced some costumes. We then acted out the play which we filmed using iPods. The play was taken from different angles with the iPods by various students. [...]

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