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(094) 902 4699
Castlebar, Co. Mayo, F23WF99
’Aistear’ means ‘ Journey ‘ and offers new approaches and methodologies that allows children learn in an active,
engaged and integrated way through play. The children experience this form of teaching and learning in the infant classrooms as well as in the Aistear room which is located in the old school beside the Library.
Depending on the theme of Aistear, different subjects, strands and skills of the infant curriculum are integrated and taught during the play sessions.
In Breaffy School this iniative is led by the Deputy Principal Mairead Murphy. Teachers of up to second class provide enjoyable and challenging learning experiences, so that all children can grow and develop as competent and confident learners in line with our mission statement and vision for your child in our school ,
Aistear describes the types of learning (dispositions, values and attitudes, skills, knowledge, and understanding) that are important for children in their early years, and offers ideas and suggestions as to how this learning might be nurtured.