Easter Closure

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School closes Friday March 26th – half day.

Children will be collected in the following order:

  • 11.30am: Junior Infants, Senior Infants and their siblings
  • 11.45am: Sunshine Class
  • 12.00 noon: 1st Class – 6th Class

School reopens Monday April 12th.

Please remember to complete the Return to School Questionnaire before your child returns to school.

Science Week in 5th and 6th class

Walking on Air

When an individual puts his/her whole weight on one balloon, all of the pressure from that individual is concentrated on one small area of the balloon, which results in the balloon bursting.

When an individual’s weight is distributed over several balloons, the balloons do not burst because the pressure is spread over a large area. As a result, each balloon only supports a small fraction of the weight.

Stay Safe Catch-up

Stay Safe Lesson Catch-up

In January 2020 teachers began teaching the Stay Safe Programme at all class levels. The school closures in March meant that teachers were unable to introduce all topics of the programme to children. The Department of Education has advised all schools to complete the teaching of the programme during this school year. In St. Gabriel’s N.S. teachers from senior infants to sixth class will teach the remainder of the programme to pupils between now and Christmas.

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