First Class Book List 2012

SUBJECT BOOK
ENGLISH Magic Emerald 1st Class Activity Book / CJ Falon.
Guided Readers – Rented from the school.
MATHS Planet Maths First Class Text Book / Folens.
Time for Tables / Edco
SESE Window on the World Activity Book 1 / Edco
MUSIC Tin Whistle D
COPIES 6 x 15A Project bookCopy Book
1 x Junior Sum Copy Book 20mm
2 x Junior Sum Copy Book (10mm)
3 x B2 Handwriting Copies
REQUISITES 2 x Large Pritt Sticks
HB Pencils
1 x A4 Plastic Button Folders
1 x A4 Zip Folder
Packet of Colouring Pencils
2 x rubbers
2 x sharpeners
30cm ruler
2 x Plain Copy
5 x Face Cloths

Please put your child’s name on the cover of all books and all other materials
Teacher will take books and requisites (except face cloths) from the children on the first day and store them in the classroom for safe keeping.

Please retain this booklist for purchasing your child’s books. Your child will need to have all his/her books for the first day back to school – 2nd September 2013.

Senior Infants Book List 2013

SUBJECT BOOK
ENGLISH Sounds in Action – Senior Infants
Guided Readers – Rented from the school.
MATHS Planet Maths Senior Infants / Folens.
SESE Window on the World B / Edco
COPIES 1 x no15 Copy Book
1 x Junior Sum Copy Book
3 x B2 Handwriting Copies
REQUISITES 5 x Large Pritt Sticks
8 x Junior Grip HB Pencils
3 x A4 Plastic Button Folders
2 x Plain Copy
Tracing Paper
5 x Face Cloths

Please put your child’s name on the cover of all books and all other materials
Teacher will take books and requisites (except face cloths) from the children on the first day and store them in the classroom for safe keeping.

Please retain this booklist for purchasing your child’s books. Your child will need to have all his/her books for the first day back to school – 2nd September 2013.

Junior Infants Book List 2013

SUBJECT BOOK
ENGLISH Super Giant Colouring Book.
Just Write A Script Writing Book / Edco – (please do not buy A1)
Guided Readers rented from the school.
MATHS Maths Aid Junior Infants / Folens.
SESE Windows on the World Activity Book A
REQUISITES 5 x Large Pritt Sticks
8 x Junior Grip HB Pencils
3 x A4 Plastic Button Folders
1 x Plain Copy
1 x No 15 Copy Project Book
Tracing Paper
5 x Face Cloths

Please put your child’s name on the cover of all books and all other materials

Teacher will take books and requisites (except face cloths) from the children on the first day and store them in the classroom for safe keeping.

Please retain this booklist for purchasing your child’s books. Your child will need to have all his/her books for the first day back to school – 2nd September 2013.

Helping your child in First and Second Class

  • Read with your child and draw notice to reading in the environment.
  • Trips to the Library.
  • Practice Irish sentences or phrases with your child.
  • Watch Tg4 – Irish programmes and cartoons.
  • Help your child to break numbers into tens using counting materials – lollipop sticks, bottle tops.
  • Start to have fun estimating – how many steps is it to the shops? Investigate if the estimates were good ones.
  • Play games with rules and team strategies.

Helping your child in Senior Infants

  • Provide your child with a fresh facecloth every day for drying their hands.
  • Encourage your child to share their toys and to tidy up after playing.
  • Choose a lunch box and flask that are easily opened.
  • Give some thought to lunches. Peeled oranges for example, are easier for your child to manage. Set yoghurt may help to avoid spills
  • Talk with your child about how they are getting on in school. (ask specific questions rather than ‘What did you do at school today?’ Try – ‘Did you sing at school today? , What did you draw?’ What story did Teacher read to you?’
  • Do words and reading when they start to bring them home.
  • Start to speak a few Irish words around the house.
  • Encourage good behaviour
  • Trips to the Library.

Helping your Child in Junior Infants

There are many ways in which you can help your child to settle into and enjoy school life and, in particular, their year in Junior Infants.

  • Write their name on their coat, bags, books, lunch boxes, flasks, clothing etc.
  • Teach your child how to take off and put on his/her coat, and how to open and close zips, buttons, buckles and laces.
  • Show your child how to use and flush the toilet properly, and how to wash their hands properly, using soap.
  • Provide your child with a fresh facecloth every day for drying their hands.
  • Encourage your child to share their toys and to tidy up after playing.
  • Choose a lunch box and flask that are easily opened.
  • Give some thought to lunches. Peeled oranges for example, are easier for your child to manage. Set yoghurt may help to avoid spills
  • Talk with your child about how they are getting on in school. (ask specific questions rather than ‘What did you do at school today?’ Try – ‘Did you sing at school today? , What did you draw? What story did Teacher read to you?’
  • Do words and reading when they start to bring them home.
  • Start to speak a few Irish words around the house.
  • Encourage good behaviour
  • Come to the meetings or workshops arranged by the school for parents.