Good Friends Week

4th – 8th September 2017

Our special focus this year is to ‘Be Generous’.  We hope to honour the life of our wonderful school gardener, Séamus Stone, who recently passed away. His generosity knew no bounds and has enriched the lives of our school community.

Each class will work hard this week to be generous with their time, their talents and their treasures, especially sharing our smiles and our kind words!

We will draw up our class charters with guidelines that we feel are important to help each classroom to be happy, safe, welcoming and productive places to be this year.

Ms. Fahey’s 5th and 6th class will display their generosity by becoming Playground Buddies to our new Junior Infant Class. What fantastic role models they are!

Good Friends Week 2016

Good Friends Week
5th-9th September 2016

It’s that time of year again when, here in St. Gabriel’s, we celebrate all our wonderful friendships and hopefully create some new friendships too!
Our special focus this year is to ‘Be Thoughtful’.

Be Thoughtful
Each class will work hard this week to be thoughtful by helping each other out, being considerate of how others may be feeling, sharing, welcoming all the new pupils to our school and inviting others to join in our games.
We will draw up our class charters with guidelines that we feel are important to help each classroom to be happy, safe, welcoming and productive places to be this year.
Ms. Fahey’s class have already begun to be wonderful role models by becoming Playground Buddies to our new Junior Infant Classes.

What a wonderful way to begin the new school year!

Showing Kindness in Good Friend’s Week

Here in Saint Gabriel’s, we like to start each new school year off on the right foot. We always focus on how we can be good friend’s to one another during the first week of school. And we’ve gotten really great at that over the last few years.

So this year, our focus is on kindness. We are working hard to be kind to our friends and classmates, by doing things like sharing, welcoming our new classmates, helping each other out, and including everyone in our play.

We are also doing activities in our classes to practise new ways of being kind. It feels good to be kind to others and it’s a super way to start the new school year.

Good Friends Week 2014

Good Friends Week

1st – 5th September 2014

The pupils in St. Gabriel’s N.S. are making an extra effort to be a good friend to everyone in our school community this week.

Each class is drawing up their own class charter with guidelines and rules that they feel are important to help their classroom to be a safe, happy, hard-working and productive place to be in this year.

We’re keeping an eye open for children who have made an outstanding effort throughout the week. Prizes will be awarded on Friday at assembly!