SCHOOLS INTEGRATED PROJECT 026  

The Role of ICT as a Support To Learning  

Background

SIP Groups

Childrens Work


REARCROSS N. S.


 There are sixty pupils and three teachers in the school.
 Our school has three classrooms and a staff room. 
 The school was opened Easter 1970.
 It replaced the old school which was built in 1881.
 The old school is now the Communty Centre.
 The old school had four classrooms and there was a solid fuel stove in each classroom.
 Mrs. Quinlan is the only teacher in the present staff who also taught in the old school.
 Mrs.Quinlan is teaching in Rearcross since1965, Mr.Corcoran since 1977and Mrs Daly since 1986.
 Our school is situated on the Slieve Felim mountains.
 It is approximately 700 feet above sea level.
 We use the Community Centre for P.E. classes.
 Fr. Woods our Parish Priest visits the school and answers our questions.
 We have a Basketball court and a Tennis court.
 We got all the classrooms carpeted and new P.V.C windows at the back.
 The field at the side of the school is a bit too small to play hurling or football.
 Two years ago we won the North Tipperary Primary School shield in hurling.
 The Set Dancers from Rearcross won the county final in Scor na bPaisti two years in a row. 
 We have Litter Wardens to tidy up the school grounds every day.
 The old name for Rearcross is Rae na bhFearnog. This means the level ground of the Alder.
 During Lent each year we do a sponsored walk for Trocaire.
 The Football and Hurling coaches come to the school every second week.
 Our under eleven Quiz team won the Mulcair Credit Union schools Quiz last year.
 We had a Book Fair last November .This takes place every second year.