Category Archives: Michael’s Blog

June in Stepping Stones!

Our last month of the school year has been a busy one! All of the children took part in the races and games with their mainstream classes on sport's day. It was a great day and all of the children got an ice-cream and a certificate to cap the day off! We were visited by…
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May in Stepping Stones!

We've had a great month in Stepping Stones. The better weather has meant that we have been able to go outside for PE lessons as well as taking part in a whole-school walk around the Belarmine area as part of active week. We have been learning life skills and doing some cooking too. The children…
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April in Stepping Stones!

April was another short month at SETNS with the spring break! Some of the highlights of the month included making chicks and eggs for art and going on a chocolate egg hunt for Easter! We also tasted lots of different fruits and made healthy smoothies. We learned about nature and planted cress seeds, strawberries, potatoes…
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March in Stepping Stones!

March was a super busy month! We had Seachtain na Gaeilge, World Book Day, St. Patrick's Day, Pancake Tuesday, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day. In class, we did lots of work on our letter and number formation, we learned some new Jolly Phonics letter sounds and we made butter for a science lesson. The children…
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February in Stepping Stones!

February went by in a blur between it being the shortest month of the year and us having a week off for the midterm break. As we entered the season of spring we made daffodil art. We also made hot chocolate together using cocoa and milk. We've been doing "10@10" which is 10 minutes of…
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January in Stepping Stones!

Happy new year everyone! We have all settled back into the school routine in Stepping Stones by now. The biggest change in the unit is that we now have an amazing up-and-running sensory room (we have been calling it "The Forest") which is filled with artificial trees, logs, grass and animals. The children have all…
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