St. Joseph's N.S. Ballymitty

Junior Infants

Junior Infants


We have had a great first month in Junior Infants.

Here are some things we have been up to this month.

Fine Motor

We have been really focusing on our fine motor skills this month to prepare us for our pencil control activities. we have being moving pom poms with tweezers, threading beads onto a string, putting pegs into a peg board and a lot more activities.



Our first Aistear theme was 'The Home'.

We carried out scenarios in the home in the Role Play Station.

We built homes at the Construction Station.

We made food using playdough in the Playdough Station.

We made houses in the Art Station.

We played with the houses and small world figures in the Small World Station


Art Gallery

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Friendship Week

It was friendship week this week. We read a story called 'The Rainbow Fish' and made our own rainbow fish.

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We had Buddy Reading outside with our buddies.


On Friday we gave our buddies thanks you cards to thank them for everything they have done for us over the last month. They also gave us friendship bracelets today.

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Literacy: - We have been learning all about rhyming words before we begin phonics next week.

Numeracy: We have been practicing sorting and matching various objects.

Gaeilge: We have been learning about Mé Féin and Bia.

P.E.: We have been learning different aspects of throwing and catching.

Our First Day of School

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Oct 22
School closes for Midterm Break
Nov 23
Parent/Teacher Meetings Day 1
Nov 25
Parent/Teacher Meetings Day 2
Dec 22
School closes for Christmas
Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co. Wexford, Y35 YW81.
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