As you may already know Our Lady of Fatima school has been accepted onto the Creative Schools. Initiative supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. This initiative is focused on developing the creative potential of every child. It aims to put the arts and creativity at the heart of children and young people’s lives. Over the past year, we have been working together to develop a whole school plan for a creative initiative in our school.
Our goal for this academic year is to integrate creativity and fun into our approach to learning at Our Lady of Fatima school. Our theme is Marine Life
Our Creative Associate
Each Creative Associate is either an artist with a background and expertise in working with children
and young people or a teacher who has developed an arts practise. The Creative Associates will work
closely with the school community to develop a bespoke Creativity Plan for each school (Creative
Our creative associate is Laura Ní Fhlaibhín who is a well renowned artist and sculptor. Laura
combines myth, personal recollection and oral histories through sculptural elements and writing.
Her work often draws upon modes of care-of self and others, humans and animals, objects and