First Class Olympians

This week First Class had a fun-filled P.E.  lesson. We worked in our groups at stations around the Halla. Each station had a different activity; long jump, hurdles, javelin, beanbag throw and beanbag bouncing. We took turns and encouraged each other so it was lots of fun. Every group had a turn at each station […]

Feeding the birds

I had some brilliant helpers this week from Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd Classes who came and helped me to feed the birds. We talked about the different types of food that birds (and squirrels) like to eat and the different places they look for food.  We worked to together to put some more seed […]

People who work in our Locality

Well done to third class for all their hard work making and presenting their projects this week. The past few days we’ve enjoyed listening to each other share information from the projects. The projects were based on ‘People working in our Locality’. We watched a powerpoint, we listened to interviews and we heard a variety […]

Magic Shoes

Our poem this week was ‘Magic Shoes’. We really enjoyed reading and learning it. It was such a fun poem! We also learnt about poem writing and rhyming and created our own verse for the poem ‘Magic Shoes’. We enjoyed being poets!! Our work is displayed on the English wall!

Our new garden gate!

This week Ciaran and Ben from 6th Class have worked together to build and install a new garden gate.  They showed fantastic skills over the week to plan out how to make the gate, fix it together using screws to make it strong, and finally installing it in the garden. They are not quite finished, […]

Picasso

http://www.picassohead.com/ This week we were focusing on Pablo Picasso. Pablo Picasso is a brilliant artist , we were very interested in his work and we went on a website called Mr. Picassohead (link above) and we made our own  abstract paintings and we named it the ‘Watcha ma Call It ! ‘ We learned that Pablo Picasso […]

Mathematicians and future designers in Senior Infants

It’s been another super week in Senior Infants this week. In Maths we have been working on our number line and number sentences that add up to six. We are getting really confident with our addition. In Art we have started doing construction. We are using lollipop sticks to make an object that may come […]

PE in second Class

In second class we have been enjoying lots of PE lately. We have been practicing basketball and football. We hope to play some tennis and handball next week! Here are some pictures of our warm up activities and us playing basketball! We wish we could have PE every day! 

Epic dance moves rock!

This week we presented our projects on Ancient Egypt. Each group had different subjects such as Pharaohs, pyramids, religion, culture and hieroglyphics. Ben built an amazing 3D pyramid. We had great fun doing the projects and the, overall result was brilliant. Also this week we learned about all the different types of rocks, did you […]

Fabric and Fibre in Junior Infants

Check out the photos below of the children working hard on their fabric and fibre projects in class today! Great work guys!      

Letters Home this week 26/11/12 – 30/11/12

The following letters were sent home this week: All Classes: Folens Annuals letter and order form (replacement order forms may be obtained from Karina) All Classes: Food Dudes update re phase two and food containers** 1st – 6th class: Letter re Ballet Sacra’s junior infants: Headlice letter Ballet Performance Letter Nov 2012 Folens Christmas Annuals […]

Folens Annuals

We are very happy to announce that we will be offering you the opportunity to buy Folens Christmas Annuals again this year. These annuals offer hours of entertainment for children and are educational and fun. Each annual is bursting with quizzes and activities, fantastic facts, jokes, fiction and non-fiction, interviews and much more. There are […]

Energy Workshop in 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Barnardos Publications – Parenting Positively

Parenting Positively is a series by the Family Support Agency and Barnardos that provides information and guidance to parents of children between the ages of 6 and 12 and parents of teenagers. The aim is to help create a positive, loving and supportive relationship between parent and child. The series would also be of interest […]

A Song For Lily Mae

Lily Mae Morrison has recently been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Neuroblastoma which effects 1 in 100,000 children in Ireland. She is 4 years old, she likes dinosaurs and dancing! To Date they have raised over 95,000 euro which is enough for the family not to have to worry about money during […]