Heritage in Schools Visit 6.11.23
On Monday, Frankie Callaghan from Heritage in Schools visited all classes. Frankie is an archaeologist and she brought some fantastic artefacts and knowledge to our school. The theme of our workshops was medieval and prehistoric archaeology and history. She spoke about Dunboyne Castle and what it would have been like during medieval times and what children's lives would have been like back then. She explain The children had opportunities to play games from long long ago, look at and handle tools and other items. Some of our favourites were the old combs, the horns, the ball and cup game and the bone and teeth of a sheep.
Road Safety Authority (RSA) Visit 12.09.23
Nicola from the RSA visited the children from Junior Infants up to 6th Class on Tuesday. Nicola taught us how important road safety is. She reminded us how to cross a road safely, rules of the road when cycling and how to be safe on the road.
Author Visit 2nd June 2023
We were delighted to have Gemma Keir, Founder of the Abilities in Me Foundation and Author of the Abilities in Me book series, come to speak with the children in St. Peter's N.S. Gemma very kindly donated a full set of her books to our school and it was a delight to meet her and her family and to hear her story.
Heritage visit 25th May 2023
Heritage expert, Edel Heeran visited the children in 3rd - 6th class to teach them all about bee-keeping. Edel brought in her beekeeper suit, smoker, a sample hive and the children even got to taste some honey!
Garda Visit 17th May 2023
Gardaí, Barbara and Ethan are part of the Meath Community Policing Team. They came to visit St. Peter's NS. In 5th and 6th class they gave a talk about internet safety and told us about Coco's law. They then visited each classroom and showed the pupils the equipment they carry and answered lots of interesting questions. Check out the photos below!