The Force of Nature- 4th Class

This weeek we have been preparing to enter the “Force of Nature” Credit Union Art competition. First we discussed what “forces of nature” meant. We talked about hurricanes, sunsets, rainbows, tornadoes, earthquakes,tsunamis and the changing seasons. Next we discussed with our partners what our interpretation of the theme was. Then we did drafts on A4 […]

Report Writing- 4th Class

This week we have been learning all about report writing. We have focused on fact based reports and have been working super hard on our first draft of our animal reports. Some of the animals we’ve been researching are cheetahs, lions, narwahls, elephants ,penguins,lots of different breeds of dogs and many more. We’ve discovered some […]

Fourth Class News!

Welcome back to Fourth Class. It’s been a busy week and we’ve been getting used to new class routines. In Art we had fun making really colourful self-portraits which are now displayed as you enter our classroom. We personalised them by picking our favourite jerseys, clothing, hairstyles etc. Linking up with this we have been […]

Play and Recreation workshop-3rd Class

Today our class had the opportunity to participate in a Play and Recreation workshop. DCU are currently undertaking a project for Kildare County Council to help them develop a county play and Recreation policy for all children and young people growing up in Kildare. We got to share our views, experiences and perceptions about the […]

If I could create anything it would be ….

This week we have had a fun week in 3rd Class. We had some of our Grandparents come visit the class on Wednesday – we performed a song  called Seánin Bocht and got to ask them lots of questi0ns about their school days. It was really interesting to hear their stories about long ago. In […]

Aztecs and Native Americans in 5th Class

This week we have been learning about the Aztecs and the history of Native Americans.  We learned many interesting facts. The Aztecs were among the first people in the world to make chocolate! The long, difficult journey that the Native Americans took was called the ‘Trail of Tears’. We wrote a mini project on what interested […]

Grandparents Day-Wednesday, 23rd November

The Student Council would like to celebrate the special part Grandparents play in our lives on Wednesday, 23rd November. We would like to invite all our Grandparents to come along to the Foyer where tea, coffee and refreshments will be served from 10.45 am to 11 am on Wednesday, 23rd. The Student Council will then […]

Dress Up Day- Friday 28th October

Following the great success of last year’s Dress Up Day, we are looking forward to holding another one on Friday, 28th October. We are encouraging all students and teachers to dress up and wear a fun costume and bring in a donation of €2 to school on this day. The money raised from this event […]

Dancing Raisins

This week we had great fun doing a science experiment called “dancing raisins”. First , we filled two glasses, one with 7up, one with water. We all  dropped some raisins into the water and 7up and waited to see what happened. The raisins sank to the bottom of the glass of water. The glass of 7up […]

Roald Dahl Day

September is Roald Dahl’s birth month .This week we celebrated the anniversary of Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday on September 13th in Rang a Trí.  All week we have been having a fantastic time  reading some of his most famous books in class for e.g. The BFG, The Witches, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James […]

A visit from Ziggy!

Last week our class was paid a visit by professional dog trainers. They spoke to the class about dog handling, obedience, ownership and how to approach a dog safely. It was a very interesting and informative talk and we learned lots of things.   They brought a safe, trained miniature Jack Russell named Ziggy to demonstrate […]

Famous people!

This week we each chose a famous person and researched and completed a comic strip on the story of their life. We discovered lots of fun and interesting facts such as; Neil Armstrong  was a pilot for the American Navy during the Korean war. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone and the first words spoken […]

Our School Tour – 3rd Class

Our School Tour                                  By Caitríona On Thursday 26th May we went to Dublin on our school tour. We left school at 8.45 am and arrived at about 9.45 am. First we went to Collins Barracks, a really fascinating museum where we saw The Asgard (a restored gun running boat from the Easter Rising), artefacts […]

3D Shapes and lots more!

This week we have been learning all about 3D Shapes in Maths, We learned about how many faces, edges and  vertices each shape has . On Wednesday, we had great fun making cubes, cuboids, prisms, cones and pyramids using cardboard. In RSE we have been learning all about preparing for new life and how as we grow […]

Reminder re Grandparents Day-This Friday, 22nd April!

Following the great success of last year’s Grandparents’ Day, we would like to celebrate the special part Grandparents play in our lives on Friday, 22nd April. We would like to invite all our Grandparents to come along to the foyer (a change of venue from the halla glas!) of our school where tea, coffee and […]