3D Printing in Emma’s 3rd Class

We have had a very busy couple of weeks in 3rd Class! We have started to make projects on Poland and have been researching information from our books, atlases and fact sheets. We eventually had to throw our bread experiment out because it was so smelly! We tested a number of surfaces on slices of […]

Book Week in 3rd Class

We had so much fun this week during book week. We got some time to explore new worlds in exciting books! We were very grateful that Sophie’s mum Ashling came in to read to us. We were all very proud of our comic strips that we made and we even got a night off homework […]

Watercolour in Emma’s 3rd

We are all SO proud of our watercolour abstract art! We could create our picture in whatever way we wanted or whatever way the paint brush took us! Some took up the whole page, some had lots of white on the page, some used big splodges, small speckles, dark colours, bright colours and some created […]

Emma’s 3rd Class

Bhí am spraoi againn le haghaidh Coicís na Gaeilge! We had so much fun at the Céilí with the Gaelscoil and learning some new Irish songs for assembly. We had great fun with the Toraíocht Taisce and the Tráth na gCeisteanna digiteach! We’re practising our spoken Irish all the time and are getting confident with […]

Transport in Emma’s Class

We’ve started to learn about Transport in Emma’s Class. We worked really well in our groups to order a timeline of methods of transport from the past. The earliest started with the stone wheel in 3500BC! We had lots of different ideas about what order they went in but we listened, communicated and compromised with […]

Emma’s Class: Working Hard on our Times Tables

We’ve been working so hard this week on our Times Tables and you can tell! We played boardgames and worked on a game called Hit the Button online. We really enjoyed that. Some of us have even been playing it at home and there is a huge improvement in our abilities! You can even download […]

Science in Emma’s 3rd Class

This week we did science with Kathy, Gracie’s mum. We are very grateful that Kathy came in to share her expertise, parents are always welcome in our class. Before we started our experiment, we put on our safety glasses and gloves which Kathy brought in for us. She kindly let us keep them. We dipped […]


This week we worked really hard with all our classmates to come up with as many words as we could from the word “wonderful”. Guess how many we made? We used verbs, proper nouns and common nouns and found over 100 words!!!!!! We tried really hard not to use the same words twice so let […]

Oíche Shamna i Rang a Trí

Happy Hallowe’en from everyone in Rang a Trí! We had a fun day making chocolate apples and recreating Edvard Munch’s The Scream. We hope you all have a lovely break!

3rd Class Emma

We were very grateful this week that none of our classmates were hurt in Hurricane Ophelia. We had great discussions about the hurricane and how they are formed. We also thought about those who are less fortunate than us, people who are homeless and members of the Travelling Community. We have been working on Soils […]

Group Work in 3rd Class Emma

We’ve started to explore rocks and soil this week. We worked in groups to discover our own facts. We worked really well in our groups, taking turns to read the information and then to report it. We all respected each other and learned from each other.

Fun in the Woods 3rd Class Emma

SESE: We celebrated National Tree Day on Oct 5th by identifying the trees in the woods. We found Beech, Silver Birch, Sycamore, Pine and Horse Chestnut Trees. We had great fun playing Conkers in the outdoor classroom! Surprisingly, none of the conkers got smashed but lots got snagged! Visual Arts: We created visual art from […]

3rd Class Emma

This week, we looked at brochures of different landmarks in Ireland. We looked for the counties they were in on the map and what counties bordered them. We found the Cliffs of Moher, the Derry Peace Bridge, Giants Causeway, Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin and many more. Some of our classmates had been to some of […]

3rd Class Emma

We have been working really hard this week on telling the time. We’ve been working on telling the time on analogue clocks and digital clocks. We need lots of practice at home and in school. We’ve also been working on playing nicely with our friends on the yard and remebering to have Kind Feet, Kind […]

Thank you from Emma to 3rd Class

I would just like to say a huge thank you to all the children in my class for the hard work they have put in this year! You have grown so much in maturity and have given me some beautiful memories. Have an amazing summer! Remember you are absolutely awesome and amazing! Emma