School Initiatives


Liscarroll N.S. looks to promote the holistic development of the child. The social , emotional and physical development of the pupil is as important as the promotion of their academic progress. It is acknowledged that children have different learning styles. Many initiatives are  therefore run by the school. The pupils are exposed to a variety of methodologies and experiences.



Academic Initiatives


Reading Recovery ...One to one teaching for 6 year olds.

Literacy Lift-Off…… In class team teaching based on the English language curriculum.

First Steps …….. Writing programme from infants to 6th using all the writing genres.

Building Bridges of Understanding ……… A comprehension programme.

Mata sa Ranga…… practical maths problem solving using concrete materials.

Aistear ....... developing learning through play in the infant class room









Social and Life- Skill Initiatives


Active School flag …….promotion of physical activity and improvement of fitness levels

Green Schools………..raising environmental awareness ……. recycling, waste management, energy-saving

Food Dudes  …….Health Promotion through proper diet and eating a variety of fruit and vegetables

Student Council…..Taking responsibility in decision making and partaking in meaningful discussions.