Primary Times News - September 2018

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New Educational All-weather Viewing Pod Opens at Fota Wildlife Park

25th September 2018
New Educational All-weather Viewing Pod Opens at Fota Wildlife Park State-of-the-art weatherproof viewing area overlooking the Giraffe Paddock now open to the public Today the President of the... [read more]
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Winter Wonderland at Westport House

24th September 2018
Selected dates from November 24 – December 23, 2018 Enjoy a magical family Christmas experience at Winter Wonderland at the award-winning Westport House, Mayo this year. Winter Wonderland at Westport... [read more]
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Minister Bruton announces schools to participate in network of Creative Clusters

21st September 2018
68 schools to use art and creativity to address shared challenges and to achieve better learning outcomes The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D., yesterday announced that 68... [read more]
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PRE-SCHOOLERS LEARN ABOUT SAVING ENERGY WITH SEAI AND EARLY CHILDHOOD IRELAND

21st September 2018
Pre-school children around Ireland are learning about saving energy through a partnership between Early Childhood Ireland and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI is providing free... [read more]
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Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week to increase awareness of Tusla family support services

17th September 2018
Tusla-Child and Family Agency has launched its first ever national promotional drive to highlight the range of services it provides as part of its Prevention, Partnership and Family Support(PPFS) programme. Tusla... [read more]
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Pet ownership can positively influence your child’s health and development

4th September 2018
If you grew up with a family pet it is hard to imagine a life without one, many positive childhood memories are experiences with a beloved pet. For many families in the UK, pets are members of the household... [read more]
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Teaching children to differentiate fact from fiction online

4th September 2018
Karthik Krishnan, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Encyclopaedia Britannica Group, highlights the challenge that learners (plus teachers and parents) can face due to unsubstantiated information on... [read more]
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How to get the kids back into a sleep routine

3rd September 2018
With the new school year approaching, it can be a challenge getting the kids back into a bedtime routine, and even harder to get them up in a morning. A good sleep routine is important for both parents... [read more]