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  

Sports Day in 3rd!

We had sooooo much fun on Sports Day! We really enjoy sports in our class as it keeps us healthy in our body and mind. We loved the ice cream too! We got complimented on our manners when we got the ice cream. Our favourite station was the water station as we had to fill […]

Busy Week in 3rd Class Emma

Well we’ve had a very busy week this week! We started swimming and all had a great time, we had Engineer’s Week activities, made rain gauges and created beautiful watercolours in art! It was a beautiful day on Thursday so we made the most of it and found some great spots to position our rain […]

Friendship and Anti-Bullying in Emma’s Class

We have been working a lot this week on being a good friend and about how important it is to be a good friend. We have also been looking at identifying different types of bullying and how we need to 1) Recognise bullying 2) Reject bullying and 3) Report bullying. On Friday we made some […]

Gymnastics and Maths in 3rd Class

We have been working on our gymnastics skills for the past few weeks and are progressing very well. We have also been working on adding and subtracting kilogrammes and grammes in maths. We used the Aldi catalogue to find the weight of various food items. We then made shopping lists in partners and added or […]

We Love to Read in 3rd Class!

We were very lucky and grateful in 3rd class this week because Cian Tate’s Mum Ríona came in to read to us. We love reading and love listening to stories. We are very excited to start reading C.S. Lewis’ The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. We can’t wait to enter into this magical world […]

New Display in 3rd Class – Emma

This week we have been learning how to draw flowers. We have recreated our own display of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers. We used oil pastels for our flowers, which gave them a bright and vibrant look. We used shading to try to graduate the tones into each other to make them look real.     This […]

Happy Christmas from 3rd Class!

Happy Christmas and Happy New Year to all! Thank you for following our news this year. The last bit of news for 2016 that we wanted to share with you was our surprise party that we had today for Colm. Colm spent a lot of this term and last with his two legs in plaster […]