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First Class

First Classes are located in the Yellow corridor upstairs, Rooms 26, 27 and 28. Class teachers for the current year are: Niamh Murphy, Hannah O’Sullivan and Paddy Vaughan.

The following are useful points of information for the coming year with First Class.

  • We ask that homework is supervised by a parent/guardian each night. Oral work should be checked nightly – reading/poetry/spellings/tables etc. Please sign diary.

Parent/Teacher Contact

  • We hold a parent-teacher meeting in November. Should any issues arise or you need to contact the teacher in the interim or afterwards please write a note in your child’s diary.
  • When your child is absent due to illness etc. please fill out an absence note in the back of your child’s diary to explain absence.

Physical Education

  • PE takes place on Tuesday for all the First Classes.
  • Football coach takes classes for skills lessons in September and November on a Thursday – please have runners/tracksuit on this day during these times.
  • Hurling coach takes classes for skills lessons in January, March and May on Thursdays also.
  • Please wear school tracksuit and suitable footwear on PE days.

Literacy Lift Off/ Guided Reading

  • Differentiated Reading Groups.
  • Literacy Lift Off –3 SET teachers joins the class teacher – four stations covering familiar book, new book, word work and writing. (Monday to Thursday)
  • When a class is not engaging in Literacy Lift Off they have Guided Reading. Class Teacher listens to each group reading.