Parent Teacher Meetings

Parent Teacher Meetings are a way for parents to meet their child’s teacher (sometimes for the first time – especially in senior classes.) These meetings are usually confined to 10 minutes and spread over 3/4 days so it is a brief meeting to give you an overview of how your child is getting on in […]

Board Games

Board Games are a brilliant way for children to develop their language skills and also their social skills. They teach children so many skills including; Here are some of my favourite board games (including links):                                

Useful Websites

Here is a list of useful websites to support your child at home. These are all free websites; Literacy Sheppard Software (a selection of games) Arcademics Roy the Zebra (reading focussed) Vocabulary Word Central English Daily (Cloze Passages) Numeracy Times tables Shoot Em Up Maths Games Mangahigh Word o Rama (Maths vocabulary) Nrich Maths (brilliant for […]

Book Recommendations for 5th and 6th class

This is a collection of books that children in 5th and 6th classes might enjoy. The books should be available to borrow from your local library or buy from your local bookshop or online at The Book Depository (I have included links for the Book Depository below – please note these are affiliate links). I […]

Book Recommendations for 3rd and 4th class

This is a collection of books that children in 3rd and 4th class might enjoy. The books should be available to borrow from your local library or buy from your local bookshop or online at The Book Depository (I have included links for the Book Depository below – please note these are affiliate links). I […]

Book Recommendations for 1st and 2nd class

This is a collection of books that children in 1st and 2nd classes might enjoy. The books should be available to borrow from your local library or buy from your local bookshop or online at The Book Depository (I have included links for the Book Depository below – please note these are affiliate links). I […]

Book Recommendations for Infant Classes

This is a collection of books that children in infant classes might enjoy. The books should be available to borrow from your local library or buy from your local bookshop or online at The Book Depository (I have included links for the Book Depository below – please note these are affiliate links). I love picture […]

Welcome

Hello there and welcome to Irish Primary Parent. My name is Niamh and I’m a primary school teacher. I run the blog www.irishprimaryteacher.ie and over the last few years I’ve noticed a growing number of parent followers who are looking for some advice on how to support their child during their years in primary school. […]