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Welcome to Carlow Educate Together

I am delighted to welcome you to the website of Carlow Educate Together National School. Since opening in 2008, the school has grown to become one of the most innovative schools in the country. We are well known for our friendly welcome and we’d love to meet you should you want to come and visit. You can always send me an email at simon@carloweducatetogether.ie and I’ll be happy to chat.

Contact Us

Bestfield, Athy Road, Carlow Town,R93 TW74

Tel: 059-9137541

Opening Hours

Classes start from 8:50am to 2:30pm

Office opens from 8:30am to 3pm

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Outdoor education: Susanne and some students up-cycled this old cable reel to create beautiful new tables for our outdoor classroom. ... See MoreSee Less

Outdoor education: Susanne and some students up-cycled this old cable reel to create beautiful new tables for our outdoor classroom.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Assembly pics

We had lovely assemblies today. The Siamsa was fantastic with great performances by Sive/Angela, Marlena, Caitriona and Mark's classes.
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Assembly pics

We had lovely assemblies today. The Siamsa was fantastic with great performances by Sive/Angela, Marlena, Caitriona and Marks classes.Image attachment

Senior Infants are learning all about the cafe this week.
How to prepare vegetables, follow a recipe, set the table, take orders and design and build a cafe.
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Senior Infants are learning all about the cafe this week. 
How to prepare vegetables, follow a recipe, set the table, take orders and design and build a cafe.Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

Gardening Club: the harvesting is all done, we’ve sown spring veg and cleared and prepared the beds for their winter rest. Thanks to all the parents and grandparents for their tireless work and Dee Sewell for her guidance and knowledge. We’ll be back in the garden again in February and look forward to seeing more joining us. ... See MoreSee Less

Gardening Club: the harvesting is all done, we’ve sown spring veg and cleared and prepared the beds for their winter rest. Thanks to all the parents and grandparents for their tireless work and Dee Sewell for her guidance and knowledge. We’ll be back in the garden again in February and look forward to seeing more joining us.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

We're delighted to welcome @SARI (Sports Against Racism Ireland) to our school today. 5th and 6th class got to take part in their fantastic workshop. Thanks very much to Kerrie, Fayaaz and Dori for their really important work. Kerrie warned us she was the best at being sneaky, she wasn't lying! We learned a lot in a really fun way. ... See MoreSee Less

Were delighted to welcome @SARI (Sports Against Racism Ireland) to our school today. 5th and 6th class got to take part in their fantastic workshop. Thanks very much to Kerrie, Fayaaz and Dori for their really important work. Kerrie warned us she was the best at being sneaky, she wasnt lying! We learned a lot in a really fun way.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

4th class exploding volcanoes for STEAM week #outdoorclassroom ... See MoreSee Less

2nd Class used Autumn leaves to make some crazy hair masks... ... See MoreSee Less

2nd Class used Autumn leaves to make some crazy hair masks...Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Caitríona's 5th class thoroughly enjoyed a Forensic Science workshop today! ... See MoreSee Less

Caitríonas 5th class thoroughly enjoyed a Forensic Science workshop today!Image attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment

Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser for Temple Street on dress up day before the mid term. We raised €607.05. Greatly appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser for Temple Street on dress up day before the mid term. We raised €607.05. Greatly appreciated.Image attachment

Steam week madness in Sinead's! ... See MoreSee Less

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This STEAM week, we're honouring female computer scientists. Here is one of our displays. ... See MoreSee Less

This STEAM week, were honouring female computer scientists. Here is one of our displays.

Laura’s Junior Infants have had a great morning. They made lots of different puzzles and even managed to walk on air! ... See MoreSee Less

Laura’s Junior Infants have had a great morning. They made lots of different puzzles and even managed to walk on air!Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Library books in languages other than English.

Thanks to funding from the PPLI (Post Primary Languages Ireland) Languages Connect we are in a position to buy more books in different languages for our library. If you have any suggestions of children's books in your own languages that you would recommend, please let me know via email: emerb@carloweducatetogether.ie.
Thanks a lot, Danke, merci, go raibh maith agaibh, dziekuje etc etc etc.
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Brilliant. I can donate Hungarian books too. As we are also in your school. Koszonom.

That's awesome 👏 Happy reading everyone

This is so awesome!

Brilliant idea!!!❤️ Well done, Tanya and the other ladies!!!👏👏👏 You deserve thanks ... in all languages!!! Multumesc/Multumim!

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Angela & Sive’s 1st Class are having a super STEAM week this week! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow! I can't believe all the cool activities and experiments they got to during the week! Thanks so much to all the teachers!

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Junior Infants did a great job constructing their marble run today! ... See MoreSee Less

Eoin’s class are having a great STEAM week so far! We had some visitors from Marlena’s class showing us their ghost glove experiment and had a chance for some outdoor learning too! ⚗️🍂👨🏻‍🔬 ... See MoreSee Less

Eoin’s class are having a great STEAM week so far! We had some visitors from Marlena’s class showing us their ghost glove experiment and had a chance for some outdoor learning too! ⚗️🍂👨🏻‍🔬Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Senior Infants exploring science in our new outdoor classroom… ... See MoreSee Less

Mark and Sinead's class were "Science Buddies" today, so we gathered up some materials, put on our Science/Engineering/Creative Hats and created the LONGEST CETNS MARBLE RUN EVER!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Abaigeal Lambert

Brilliant 🤩

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Today Laura and Cliona’s Junior Infants found and made shapes and numbers outside. They also made faces from nature. They are really enjoying STEAM week! ... See MoreSee Less

Laura’s Junior Infants made elephant toothpaste today as part of STEAM week 🐘 ... See MoreSee Less

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Such a beautiful video- they are all so adorable.

This is brilliant!! Great job guys 🥰❤️

So cute , well done 👏💕 x

Ahhh well done everyone...great job

Well done everyone 🥰🥰

Brilliant ❤️

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Our nutty Senior Infant Scientists in Sinead's class! ... See MoreSee Less

Our nutty Senior Infant Scientists in Sineads class!Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

#erasmusplusproject #LanguagesConnect Our school has taken part in many Erasmus+ projects. Anja, who leads a consortium of Erasmus+ schools in Hannover has worked with us on many projects including Outdoor Learning, Inclusive Practice, Teacher Exchange Workshops and ICT. Here is a display board in her school highlighting the links between our schools. Have a look at the Irish work she did with her class. Fantastisch! It is great that we are also able to offer German lessons for 3rd-6th this year with support from #LanguagesConnect. Making links with other cultures enriches all of us. ... See MoreSee Less

#erasmusplusproject #LanguagesConnect Our school has taken part in many Erasmus+ projects. Anja, who leads a consortium of Erasmus+ schools in Hannover has worked with us on many projects including Outdoor Learning, Inclusive Practice, Teacher Exchange Workshops and ICT. Here is a display board in her school highlighting the links between our schools. Have a look at the Irish work she did with her class. Fantastisch! It is great that we are also able to offer German lessons for 3rd-6th this year with support from #LanguagesConnect. Making links with other cultures enriches all of us.Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

Both second classes had great fun attending the Nutty Scientists workshop today. ... See MoreSee Less

Both second classes had great fun attending the Nutty Scientists workshop today.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
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