Senior 2


I am dressed and ready to work. I am with my friends Kyle, Cian and Gordon.

I danced with Mrs Gallagher. I danced with Courtney.

By David Fitzsimons

Cian, Gordon, Kyle and David all looking very handsome.
David dancing with Courtney.
David and his date Marie.
Senior 2 dance staff, dressed to impress!


On Wednesday the 14th of February was the day of the St Bernadette’s Valentines Dance.
On that day I was wearing a white shirt, black tights, a black skirt and a black bow tie.
The first thing we did to decorate was we made valentine cards and glass jars,
They looked lovely. Mr Richards helped us with the kissing booth sign. Homebase helped us too.
How we got organised?
First, we made love hearts in Mr Richards class.
A few days afterwards we rang the Dj Anthony.
Dean Coyle helped us out on that day.
We made bags of kisses and made our Puppet DVD show.
I designed the tickets, they sold for £2.00 each.
We also made hanging hearts and put them up in the hall.
On the day of the dance we were very busy, myself, Catherine M and Rebecca worked on the Bar table. We gave out cups of punch to everyone.
Ryan gave me a beautiful necklace because I was his date.
I really liked that day, It is a day I will always remember.
A special thanks to Mr Richards, Mrs Bonner and Homebase for all the help they gave us.

By Catherine Norcott

Marie, Catherine, Emma and Catherine in front of the kissing booth.
Catherine and Gordon.
Ronan and Catherine having a slow dance.
Senior 2 dance staff, dressed to impress!


The valentines dance was on Wednesday 14th February

To get ready for the dance we decorated the hall with a lot of love hearts, Mrs RedmondS class helped us .
We decorated the kissing booth that Mr Richards got us.
We made hearts for the photo arch.
We made glass jars and decorated them.
I used lots of glitter.
We made valentine cards.
To prepare for the dance we made bags of kissses and we hung hearts and made valentines cards.
We made a dvd about asking a girl or boy to the dance.
Catherine Norcott made tickets and designed them, we sold them for 2 euro each.
Mr Richards made us a photo arch.
Mr Mc Dermott helped us with the strings in the hall.
We went shopping for lights and goodies.
Homebase gave us free wall paper.
Thanks to Mr Mc Dermott, Master Harrans class.
And Miss Redmonds class for all their hard work.
Thanks to Mrs Bonner for letting us put on the dance and Mr Richards for the lovely creations.
Thanks to Bridie for the lovely baking. She made yummy stuff.
Thanks to every one of you lovely people in this school……..

Hope we have another big party in this lovely class.
By Catherine McGinley

Catherine and her date Cian.
Cian the handsome date.
Marie, Catherine, Emma and Catherine in front of the kissing booth.


We made punch with orange juice, apple juice and 7 up.
We made bags of sweetie kisses, we put wall paper that homebase gave us on the windows to darken the hall.
We made hearts to decorate the hall.
We rang and booked DJ Anthony.
Mr Richards made a kissing both and a photo arch for us.
We made and painted wooden hearts to decorate the arch.
Miss Hamilton and Emma Took Photographs of everyone under the arch.
Catherine Norcott made tickets and we sold them for 2 each.
The doormen Gordon, Kyle and Dean. They collected the tickets and Stamped everyones hand.
My Self Jessica and Marie, Catherine N and Catherine M worked on the bar table.

By Cian O’Mahoney

Cian and his date for the dance, Catherine.
Cian, Catherine and Catherine working hard at the Valentine dance.
Cian and Jessica working on the bar at the Valentine dance.

The Valentines Dance

On Wednesday the 14th of February our class held the school Valentines dance.

We got some Wallpaper from Homebase to blank out the windows in the hall.

Mrs Mc Aleese’s class made a Valentines post box for us.

Our class wore Valentines clothes. I wore white shirt and black jeans and black shoes.

Our class made fruit punch. We put Apple juice and 7up in the punch. It was nice.

In woodwork Mr Richards made Valentines hearts for us and got us the kissing booth.

We were doing jobs. Myself, Gordon and Dean were the door men. The people who worked on the bar were Cian/Catherine and Catherine Norcott and Jessica.

Miss Hamilton and Emma took the photographs for us. Master Mc Dermott hung up the hearts and string in the hall.

Our class made bags of sweets.

Mrs Bonner rang Anthony for the DJ.

Catherine Norcott designed the Valentines tickets for 2.00. Some of our class went out shopping for treats. Bridie made us cakes and buns for us.

Thanks to Mrs Bonner / Mr Richard / Miss Hamilton / Homebase / Bridie / Anthony / Mrs Mc Aleese’s class and Master McDermott too.

I enjoyed the day.

By Kyle Thompson

Kyle, Dean and Gordon working as doormen for the Valentine dance.


We made some beautiful Christmas Cards to sell in Tasty Treats. Everyone worked so hard as a team to have these ready for Thursday.



The Halloween Party 

Our class went shopping for the dance.
I made Harley Quinn lanterns for the Halloween party.
Mr Byrnne and Cian and Master Dermot helped with the decorated at the party.
I dressed up as Harley Quinn at the Halloween party.

By Emma Gildea


The Halloween Party 

We made Halloween Jars , we painted some and glued on tissue paper and googly eyes then we put led lights in the Jars they looked scary.

We went Shopping at Lidil to buy Halloween sweets and crisps.

We used the guitar case as a coffin Catherine made a scary vampire and Marie made hands we put the sweets in the coffin.
I dressed up as a evil hedgehog. It was a Fabulous day.

By Cian O’Mahoney


The Halloween Party 2017

On Thursday 26th October 2017 our class held a Halloween dance for the whole school. It was a fabulous day.

 For our DJ Ms Dunne rang Anthony for the day.

 Myself/Dean/Catherine/Gordon/Cian/Shaun/Master Byrne /Ms Redmound’s class and Master Haran’s class all helped to decorate the hall.

 Master Mc Dermott done the high windows for us and we done the lower window’s.

We had a bar. Myself/Gordon and Master Byrne worked on the sweets and drinks table (bar).

 I wore a Manchester UTD shirt.

 It was a great day.

 By Kyle Thompson.



Our Halloween Dance

On Thursday 27th November our class held the Halloween dance.

We had to do a lot of work to get it ready.

We went shopping for Tasty Treats and the Halloween dance.

We got sweets and crisps for the children.

We made Halloween jars. We put in them LED lights-they looked spooky.

We got helpers to help us put up decorations in the hall. Mr Haran’s and Miss Redmond’s classes helped too.

Catherine Norcott made a terrifying vampire for the coffin with sweets in it.

Emma dressed as Harley Quinn and I was a pretty skeleton, and we partied all day long.

By Catherine McLoughlan


Our Fabulous Halloween Disco

On Thursday 26th October 2017 our class held a Halloween dance for the whole school.

Ms Dunne rang the DJ – Anthony and arranged it for Thursday 26th October 2017 from 1pm – 2pm.

We went to Lidl to get some Halloween goodies like sweet’s and crisp’s.

We decorated some glass jars to make Halloween Lanterns.

We painted and glued tissue paper and Catherine’s mum sent in the eyeball lights into school.

We decorated the hall with the Halloween pictures and painted the walls with scary writing.

We had a few others helping with the Halloween dance. They were Dean, Shaun, Mr Byrne, Mr Mc Dermott, Master Haran’s class and Ms Redmond’s class.

I was dancing most of the time it was great. I was dressed as a normal boy.

Then I was helping Kyle and Mr Byrne with the bar. I told the other children they are allowed sweets one each, then I told them to put the wrappers in the rubbish bag.

All the teachers and children’s had a fantastic time at the disco.

By Gordon Wilson



On Wednesday the 15th Of November 2017 Mr Haran’s class and Mrs Silva’s class went to the hub for their open day. We painted tiles for their wall about community inclusion. We all enjoyed painting the tiles. We even got sweets.

Here are some of the lovely tiles the students painted.

MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Ronan Robinson 

My best day of 2016/2017 was when I went to Monaghan with Maksims and the team.

I liked it because it was funny coming back on the bus.

Maksims thought he heard noises coming from the back of the bus

He asked Mr McDermot could he move up the bus.

Mr McDermot said stay where you are.

I thought it was funny Maksims was so nervous he wanted to get off the bus walk home.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by David Fitzsimon’s

My best day of 2016/2017 was
my birthday party.

I had lots of fun with my friends
I had beautiful food to eat and
I had chocolate cake.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Robyn O’Rourke

My best day of the year was the summer concert.

I loved it because I loved getting dressed up in the red dress that Mirren and Brodie lent me.

I wore a red Jo Jo bow in my hair. I looked beautiful.

Mum and Richard watched me singing with my class. They were very proud of me.

We were the best performers ever. I loved every minute of that day.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Maksims Kalinina

My best day at school this year was when we went to Derry on our
School tour.

I liked going around the shops with Dan.

I liked getting my Iunch In McDonalds.

It was a good day.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Brendan Gallagher

My best day of 2016/2017 was our Summer Concert because Mummy and Daddy came to watch me.

Mummy and Daddy videoed the show.

I told the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, and I sang Woody’s Roundup from Toy Story 2.

I also sang Summer Loving from Grease with the rest of my class.

It a brilliant show and my favorite day.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Victoria Hamilton

My best day was hanging out with my friends at Robyns’ birthday party.
It was good fun and I had a good day.


MY BEST DAY OF 2016/2017 by Ellen McLoughlin

My best day of 2016/2017 was my birthday because I had a pizza party.

After that we went to the park and before we went to the park we went to rockets for ice cream.

I got strawberry ice cream.

It was a very funny day because Mrs McFeely’s ice cream melted on the way to the park and she had to drink her melted ice cream.

When we got back to school Robyn flicked some of her ice cream in my hair and I got mad.

I was so happy that day.


At Ellen’s Pizza Party




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On Wednesday 8th of march we went to the National Learning Network in Letterkenny. The NLN provides adult education for students of all abilities. It was nice to my old friends again, Jason, Carly and Dean. They looked happy there.

It was very lovely when we arrived there, the staff were very friendly and kind.

One boy from the Ice group made a lovely wooden train and it looked fabulous.

The girls in the girls group were doing some tie dying, it looked like fun.
Then we went to the lunch room, a girl called Tara was chatting a lot and told us about her course.

Overall it was a lot of fun and it was a very enjoyable and interesting day out.
My teacher Mrs Silva was very impressed to hear how they were chatting so confidently.



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Mothers Day Cards

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SENIOR ONE 2016/2017

We have new staff in Senior One this year as Mrs Surpless has moved across to the Autism Unit instead of Mr Haran.

Mrs Silva is now teaching in Senior One with the lovely Mrs Toye and Mrs McFeely assisting!

We have been busy doing work for Christmas, have a look at our reindeer pictures!



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Snow White - by Sarah Kelly
Snow White – by Sarah Kelly
Starry night over Muckish & Errigal - by Hugh McCloskey
Starry night over Muckish & Errigal – by Hugh McCloskey
Nemo - by Michelle Murphy
Nemo – by Michelle Murphy
I love football - by Paul Thompson
I love football – by Paul Thompson
Rainbow Vines - by Luke Gallagher
Rainbow Vines – by Luke Gallagher
Winner takes all - by Dominic Dwyer
Winner takes all – by Dominic Dwyer
Peace - by Hugh McCloskey
Peace – by Hugh McCloskey
Thumbs Up - By Paul Thompson
Thumbs Up – By Paul Thompson