Enjoying the Sunshine in JI

Well done on a super first year in school for all of the children in junior infants. Below are some pictures of the children enjoying the summer sunshine. You will also see a few pictures of the children with their completed phonics books that they worked so hard on throughout the year.  

Summer in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been learning about summer. In aistear we dressed up lego cut outs in summer clothes, we played with sand, drew imaginative sand castles and painted summer pictures. In phonics we looked at our last sound ‘qu’, we made covers for our phonics magazines, we are so excited to […]

Music makers in Junior Infants

We had a lovely week this week. We explored sounds and how they are made, we played lots of different instruments and listened to lots of songs. We even made our own instruments. In David’s class we got to record a song that we’d written in Aistear when we were learning about Spring. In Phonics […]

Under The Sea- Clara’s Class Pictures

Bug Hunt in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about mini beasts. We loved writing our own books all about mini beasts. Today we went on a bug hunt in the school forest to discover some real mini beasts in action. We really enjoyed it and found loads of interesting mini beasts.

Mini Beasts and the Garden

In junior infants we really enjoyed learning about mini beasts and the garden in aistear this week. We planted seeds, made mala mini beasts, drew garden pictures and played in the role play garden. We can’t wait to learn even more next week about mini beasts. In maths we focused on addition and subtraction symbols […]

Springtime on the Farm

This week junior infants have been learning about springtime and we have been looking carefully at springtime on the farm. In aistear we played on the farm in role play, played with toy farms for small world, we sequenced the song Old McDonald in the correct order and made mala farm animals. In maths we […]

Have a Great Break Junior Infants

After a fantastic second term in junior infants we are so proud of all of the children and can’t believe we only have one term left. On Thursday we had a very special day, our first ever creative day. The children were encouraged to make anything they wanted from a variety of materials. We could […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge i Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been really busy. We love using Gaeilge in school and were very excited to have a whole week celebrating Ireland and speaking as Gaeilge. Today we went to the Céilí mór where we did our Irish dancing. Yesterday we performed at the seachtain na Gaeilge concert, it was […]

A Class of Paleontologists

We’ve had a super week in Junior Infants exploring the world of dinosaurs! We asked questions about them such as; ‘Why did they come to Earth?’ and ‘Where are the dinosaurs now?’. We looked at different types of dinosaur and explored the differences between carnivores and herbivores. We talked about the important job of paleontologists […]

Short Week in Junior Infants

This week we had a short and sweet week in junior infants. We practiced our writing in phonics and adding in maths. In Aistear we made imaginative pictures of ourselves as paleontologists, princess’, pokemon and much more. Enjoy the mid-term junior infants.

Peace Proms

With Peace Proms fast approaching we hope that all students taking part could practice the songs over the Winter break. Below are two links to the songs and choreography. Choreography Videos 2018 Choir Tracks 2018 v1   Thanks, Emma, Roisin and Clara

Santa, Polar Bears and Penguins!

What a week! In Aistear we’ve been learning about the North and South Poles. We looked at the animals that live at the Poles and whether people do to. We looked at how to build an igloo and investigated why penguins live somewhere with water so cold! We built igloos in the role play area, […]

Transport in Junior Infants

It has been another busy week in Junior Infants. We looked at the ‘e’ sound in phonics and continued to make CVC words. In maths Clara’s class did shapes while David’s class had numicon. In Gaeilge we looked at the topic bia. In Aistear we were learning about transport. We talked about the ways we […]

The Sun, Planets and Moon!

This week in junior infants we were learning the sound ‘ck’ and thinking of loads of words that begin with c and k. In Aistear we had loads of fun learning about Space. We read stories by Oliver Jeffers and made puppets of the alien, astronaut, boy and rocket ship. We made space pictures and […]