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#Primary School

# primary-school - Monday 1 August, 2016

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment
# What Next?
# What Next?

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment

Aug 1st 2016, 9:05 PM 15,359 Views 32 Comments

TheJournal.ie has spoken to the schools supposed to be offering choice to the parents of Ireland’s primary school pupils.

# primary-school - Monday 18 July, 2016

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school
# Cracking The Code
# Cracking The Code

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Jul 18th 2016, 10:53 AM 15,121 Views 90 Comments

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

Jul 18th 2016, 9:30 AM 25,105 Views 127 Comments

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

# primary-school - Monday 27 June, 2016

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September
# Greenhills
# Greenhills

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September

Jun 27th 2016, 9:58 PM 20,112 Views 81 Comments

The Programme for Government has committed to reaching 400 non-denominational and multi denominational schools by 2030.

# primary-school - Saturday 21 May, 2016

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus
# Hail To The Bus Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Bus Driver

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

May 21st 2016, 8:15 PM 11,043 Views 3 Comments

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

# primary-school - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day
# I Will Survive!
From The Daily Edge
# I Will Survive!

Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day

May 18th 2016, 8:50 AM 7,144 Views 0 Comments

Not another dance party.

# primary-school - Saturday 9 April, 2016

17 photos that will make any Irish school kid sick with 90s nostalgia
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

17 photos that will make any Irish school kid sick with 90s nostalgia

Apr 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,565 Views 3 Comments

So many memories.

# primary-school - Friday 1 April, 2016

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?
# Lamha Trasna
From The Daily Edge
# Lamha Trasna

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?

Apr 1st 2016, 6:00 PM 20,780 Views 9 Comments

It’s time for round two!

# primary-school - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The 21 Most Triumphant Moments Of An Irish Childhood
# Are You A Fridget
From The Daily Edge
# Are You A Fridget

The 21 Most Triumphant Moments Of An Irish Childhood

Mar 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,609 Views 7 Comments

I’m the KING OF THE WORLD!

# primary-school - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

An Antrim primary school sent this lovely letter to its students with their exam results
# Uplifting
From The Daily Edge
# Uplifting

An Antrim primary school sent this lovely letter to its students with their exam results

Feb 2nd 2016, 11:10 AM 5,655 Views 2 Comments

We could’ve done with this…

# primary-school - Sunday 24 January, 2016

15 times you felt like an absolute badass in primary school
# Primary School
From The Daily Edge
# Primary School

15 times you felt like an absolute badass in primary school

Jan 24th 2016, 9:30 AM 11,792 Views 1 Comment

Rebel rebel.

# primary-school - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,295 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

# primary-school - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?
# Lamha Trasna
From The Daily Edge
# Lamha Trasna

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?

Sep 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,854 Views 21 Comments

Lámh, lámh eile, a haon, a dó…

# primary-school - Thursday 3 September, 2015

7 Alive-O songs from primary school that are still absolute bangers
# Baa Baa Baa
From The Daily Edge
# Baa Baa Baa

7 Alive-O songs from primary school that are still absolute bangers

Sep 3rd 2015, 12:03 PM 40,710 Views 15 Comments

CONNECTED! Connected! You and I connected!

# primary-school - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Zacchaeus?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Zacchaeus?

Sep 1st 2015, 1:19 PM 8,675 Views 12 Comments

ZACCHAAAAEUSSSSS!

# primary-school - Sunday 30 August, 2015

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Aug 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 467 Views 49 Comments

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

# primary-school - Thursday 27 August, 2015

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school
# Brown Paper
From The Daily Edge
# Brown Paper

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school

Aug 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,800 Views 1 Comment

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

# primary-school - Monday 3 August, 2015

15 things everyone did in primary school
# Bosca Bruscair
From The Daily Edge
# Bosca Bruscair

15 things everyone did in primary school

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:15 PM 14,750 Views 3 Comments

The Trócaire box, the nature table, Zacchaeus… they’re all here.

# primary-school - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Those primary school recorder lessons might be useful after all
# Freestyle
From The Daily Edge
# Freestyle

Those primary school recorder lessons might be useful after all

Jul 16th 2015, 8:45 AM 3,333 Views 1 Comment

Dig it out, learn to do THIS.

# primary-school - Friday 22 May, 2015

How do you talk to a child about death?
# Working Through Tragedy
# Working Through Tragedy

How do you talk to a child about death?

May 22nd 2015, 10:58 AM 7,834 Views 12 Comments

A new online resource has been launched to help primary school teachers deal with bereavement.

# primary-school - Thursday 2 April, 2015

10 questionable works of art every Irish person made in primary school
# Art Attack
From The Daily Edge
# Art Attack

10 questionable works of art every Irish person made in primary school

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 30,847 Views 3 Comments

“Look, mam! LOOK WHAT I MADE.”

# primary-school - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Catholic Church tells Irish schools how they should treat non-Catholics
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

Catholic Church tells Irish schools how they should treat non-Catholics

Mar 12th 2015, 1:52 PM 21,311 Views 118 Comments

Atheist Ireland said the proposals do not respect the human rights of atheist or secular families.

# primary-school - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Should two hours of PE a week be made compulsory for students?
# Primary School
# Primary School

Should two hours of PE a week be made compulsory for students?

Jan 27th 2015, 4:56 PM 20,969 Views 103 Comments

That’s what these principals think.

# primary-school - Monday 19 January, 2015

Teacher says nun asked "What about the homos?" during job interview
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Teacher says nun asked "What about the homos?" during job interview

Jan 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 55,278 Views 111 Comments

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

# primary-school - Monday 5 January, 2015

Three arrested after woman's body found at UK primary school
# Shrewsbury
# Shrewsbury

Three arrested after woman's body found at UK primary school

Jan 5th 2015, 1:23 PM 13,450 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made shortly before midnight by a police officer.

# primary-school - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)
# Property
# Property

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

Nov 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,670 Views 10 Comments

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.

# primary-school - Thursday 28 August, 2014

9 memories from the first day back to primary school
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

9 memories from the first day back to primary school

Aug 28th 2014, 1:04 PM 18,939 Views 16 Comments

Time of our lives.

# primary-school - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Primary school sends adorable letter to outgoing students
# Sniff Sniff
From The Daily Edge
# Sniff Sniff

Primary school sends adorable letter to outgoing students

Jul 15th 2014, 9:19 AM 14,341 Views 1 Comment

Tests aren’t everything.

# primary-school - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Here's the form children will be asked to fill out about their abilities as they enter secondary school
# Educational Passport
# Educational Passport

Here's the form children will be asked to fill out about their abilities as they enter secondary school

Jun 17th 2014, 11:18 AM 17,255 Views 25 Comments

Parents will also be able to give their thoughts on where their child may need extra help.

# primary-school - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Watch Irish schoolkids struggle to identify Daniel O'Donnell
# Daniel Who?
From The Daily Edge
# Daniel Who?

Watch Irish schoolkids struggle to identify Daniel O'Donnell

May 29th 2014, 1:45 PM 2,151 Views 4 Comments

It will make you feel OLD. So old.

# primary-school - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

11 reasons P.E. class was a legitimate form of torture
# Hockey Horrors
From The Daily Edge
# Hockey Horrors

11 reasons P.E. class was a legitimate form of torture

May 21st 2014, 1:13 PM 33,768 Views 32 Comments

No. Anything but the bleep test.

# primary-school - Friday 16 May, 2014

Irish primary school kids hilariously discuss their ideal superpowers
# Hulk Smash
From The Daily Edge
# Hulk Smash

Irish primary school kids hilariously discuss their ideal superpowers

May 16th 2014, 12:04 PM 2,995 Views 0 Comments

Essentially, they just want to be able to throw things. Hard.

# primary-school - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Irish school kids adorably describe what they think love is
# Puppy Love
From The Daily Edge
# Puppy Love

Irish school kids adorably describe what they think love is

May 7th 2014, 4:14 PM 3,702 Views 0 Comments

It’s when you go all tingly and stuff.

# primary-school - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Irish primary school students asked to identify President Higgins, hilarity ensues
# Godlike
From The Daily Edge
# Godlike

Irish primary school students asked to identify President Higgins, hilarity ensues

May 6th 2014, 12:33 PM 8,116 Views 0 Comments

“Is he God or something?”

# primary-school - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?

Apr 23rd 2014, 9:08 AM 23,528 Views 238 Comments

The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?

# primary-school - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO
# Workload
# Workload

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

Apr 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 12,612 Views 55 Comments

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes
# Primary School
# Primary School

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:35 AM 17,804 Views 324 Comments

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

# primary-school - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours
# EVERYBODY BACK ON THE BUS
From The Daily Edge
# EVERYBODY BACK ON THE BUS

18 things everyone remembers about Irish primary school tours

Apr 16th 2014, 12:53 PM 40,241 Views 92 Comments

Sweets for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.

# primary-school - Thursday 20 March, 2014

This Irish primary school's Happy dance video is almost unbearably great
# Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Happy

This Irish primary school's Happy dance video is almost unbearably great

Mar 20th 2014, 6:30 PM 7,111 Views 2 Comments

Prepare to strain a SQUEE muscle.

# primary-school - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Teacher causes uproar by giving non-alcoholic beer to primary school class
# What Ales You
From The Daily Edge
# What Ales You

Teacher causes uproar by giving non-alcoholic beer to primary school class

Mar 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 37,837 Views 47 Comments

The beer was offered to students during a history lesson.