Tag: Fáilte Festival

Sponsored Walk and Fáilte Festival June 11th

It’s coming near that time of year again! Sponsored Walk cards went home today with children. The final date for bringing back cards and money is Thursday 8th June, but if children have them back earlier than that, teachers have promised lots of extra stamps! Each family that brings back a card and money will be given a free ticket for the annual festival which includes BBQ, DJ, novelty games and lots of fun. This is the main fundraising event for the year and all money raised is used to purchase resources for children within the  school to support teaching and learning.

Have a look below at what we got up to last year!


Fáilte Festival 2016

Coming Soon! St. Edward’s Fáilte Festival!

Corey and Saoirse made this short “ad” for our Fáilte Festival this weekend during our after school Movie Makers Club. Well done Corey and Saoirse!

Fáilte Festival June 12th 2016 from St. Edward’s NS on Vimeo.

Fáilte Festival 2015

What a fantastic day! The sun beamed down on us today and we had a great turnout for our sponsored walk and festival fun. Thanks to everybody; children, parents and staff, who helped to organise and run the day. Special thanks to Emma Robinson our Sligo Rose who led out our walkers. Hover over the images in the collage below to see larger pics of the sponsored walk, food, cake sale and fun activities. Well done to all those who completed the treasure hunt on the walk, and the winner drawn out of the hat is….Seán Gethins in Senior Infants!

Fáilte Festival 2013

On Sunday 9th June, the children, parents, teachers and friends of St Edward’s National School hosted their annual fundraiser, the ‘Fáilte Festival’.
We were blessed with such a fine day. We all set off on our sponsored walk at 3 o’clock and returned to the school at about 4, where staff of the Clarion Hotel had a fantastic barbecue waiting for the hungry walkers.
We also had face painting, a disco, children’s work on display, a photo competition and novelty races.
Thank you very much to everyone who helped and especially, the Home School Association.
A great day was had by all.

Fáilte Festival 2011

Today, the students of St Edwards NS celebrated their Fáilte Festival, which had to be cancelled on Sunday, due to bad weather. We all had great fun.

We did our sponsored walk, had three bouncy castles, face painting and a barbecue.

1st Class really enjoyed themselves and had a fantastic time. They would like to thank everyone who helped organise the day…”Thank You”

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