Presentation on theme: "Monageer National School 1913-2012. Introduction Our school has 132 pupils. We have 8 staff members in our school It has 7 teachers and 1 special needs."— Presentation transcript:
School History Monageer school opens. 1913 Monageer school is an amalgamation of Tinnacross and Coolgarrow schools. The school became a 3 teacher school. 1936 Parish hall used for third classroom. Each classroom had 2 classes 1920s
School History 1980s Our first prefabs opened Prefabs used for fifteen years as classrooms 1958 A new school was built it had 3 teachers in it
In 2007 and 2008 a new extension was built School History
Subjects Art Drama English Geography History Irish Maths P.E.(Physical Education) Oral Language and listening skills Religion Science
Green Schools We have two green flags. Our first one is for reusing, reducing and recycling. Our second flag is for saving electricity. We are working on winning our third one for conserving water.
Green Schools We have a school garden we sow vegetables, flowers and herbs in it. We recently got a weather station for recording the weather. We have three bins in each class, they are for compost, recycling and rubbish.
Healthy Lunches We bring our lunches to school with us We are encouraged to bring a healthy lunch We are allowed to have a treat on a Friday
Lunch-Time Games Soccer in the ballcourt or on the grass Squares Capture the Flag Hurling Basketball Duck, Duck, Goose Chase or Catch Tip the Can Stuck in the mud
School sports Hurling Camogie Football Girls football Athletics Swimming Tag Rugby
School Tours Every year each class goes on at least one school tours. Examples include: Surfing in Tramore Arklow Leisure Centre Dublin Zoo Leisure Max Shielbaggin Outdoor Pursuit Centre Gaiety Theatre Pirates Cove Open Farms Local Archaeology Dig Oakwood Park in Wales
School Shows Our school shows are presented in May or June Last year: Junior Infants did Goldilocks and the Three Bears Senior Infants did the Mother Goose 1 st & 2 nd class did Alas in Blunderland 3 rd, 4 th, 5 th & 6 th classes did A Quiet Night In
Monageer We are a village located in the South East of Ireland The Irish for Monageer is Móin na gCaor-that means Bog of the Berries There are 500 people in the village
Village In Monageer we have a church, grotto and shop. The church was built in 1870-1871
G.A.A G.A.A - Gaelic Athletic Association plays a big role in school and the village Hurling, Gaelic Football and Handball are all played Our club colours are red and white
G.A.A We have a very large G.A.A pitch across from our school. Boolavogue and Monageer are part of the same team. Our G.A.A club has two pikes as the crest
Village Hall The hall we have now was finished in 1949 The hall is used for many things for example; The Youth Club The Community Market The Active Retirement We also had a Drama Club and school shows.
History of Monageer In 1798 there was a rebellion in Ireland Our area had a big part in this rebellion
Wexford Wexford is in the south east of Ireland Its known as the Sunny South East
Wexford There are four main towns in the county – Wexford – Enniscorthy – New Ross – Gorey Wexford is a Viking town It is situated on the estuary of the River Slaney
Geography The Black Stairs Mountains are in Wexford Mt Leinster is 796m high The River Slaney flows through Wexford There are three tributaries of the River Slaney Vinegar Hill is an extinct volcano in Enniscorthy town
Normans The Normans came to Wexford in 1169 The first Norman landed in Bannow Bay Enniscorthy castle is a Norman castle
Tourist Attractions This is Johnstown Castle This is Curracloe Beach These are the Saltee islands This is Hook Lighthouse
Ireland There are 32 counties and 4 provinces in Ireland 6 of these are belonging to the UK People in Ireland speak English and Irish
The Republic Ireland became a republic in 1922 Douglas Hyde was the first Irish President Michael D Higgins became President Last year
Physical Ireland The highest mountain in Ireland is Carrantuohill Cork is the biggest county in Ireland Louth is the smallest county in Ireland Lough Neagh is the biggest lake Leinster is the biggest province with 16 counties The biggest river is the River Shannon it is 257 kilometres long
Ireland Dublin is the capital of Ireland. St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland St. Patricks day is celebrated on the 17 th of March worldwide The flag is green, white and orange.
Irish Tourist Attractions This is Newgrange This is The Book of Kells These are Cliffs of Moher The Lakes of Killarney
Irish Tourist Attractions Connemara The Blarney Stone Dublin Castle The Burren
Famous Irish People Irish Americans Henry Ford – inventor of the motor car - his father wasborn in Cork John F Kennedy – 35th President of the United States- his great grandfather came from New Ross Scientists Robert Boyle – The Father of Chemistry Francis Beaufort – he invented the Beaufort Wind Scale Ernest Walton – won the Nobel Prize – He was the first to split the atom
Irish Writers Bram Stoker James Joyce Oscar Wilde George Bernard Shaw