Debating Team News

Hi, debate team here ( Mea, Siofra, Oscar , Erin , Dianaimh and Max ), On Wednesday the 7th of December, we participated in our second debate which this time took place in Kildare Education Centre. We debated against Lackagh National School and we were opposing the motion ‘Climate Change Can’t Be Stopped’. The debate […]

Thank you Hannah (from rang a sé)

For the past 5 weeks we’ve been so lucky and privileged to have Hannah in our class. She’s helped us in so many ways and gave us some very interesting lessons. We’ve learned so much from her about China, Egypt, slavery in America, Africa and so much more. We’ll really miss Hannah and wish her […]

Grandparents visit in Rang a Sé

Sixth class were so delighted to welcome the most interesting, funny and warm visitors ever to the class this week: Our Grandparents!!! We entertained them with our singing and Bodhrán playing and even read them a poem. The best part of the visit was hot seating some of the visitors to ask them questions about […]

SARI Soccer visit

This week in sixth class we were so lucky to have representatives from Soccer Against Racism Ireland (SARI) come to visit us. They held workshops for us and both fifth classes to examine the area of racism and discrimination in sport. We talked a lot about how it feels to be excluded and how discrimination […]

Mini Science Fair in Rang a Sé

This week we had a real taste of what it will be like in the RDS Primary Science Fair when we presented our projects to classes from 4th and 5th class. It took a lot of organising and a lot of work but we really enjoyed it.   Some experiments were very successful and some […]

Science focus in sixth

This week in Rang a Sé we’ve been really busy preparing for Science Week which starts next Monday. We’ve chosen our own science projects to demonstrate for 4th and 5th next week and had to research them, source the materials, work out the method and practise them. We also need to be able to explain […]

Proud of our Portraits in Rang a Sé

Have a look at our finished Portraits, we are so proud of ourselves! Have a great midterm break and we’ll have more news for you in November! From everyone in Rang a Sé

Portrait fun in rang a Sé

This week we spent a lot of time mixing skin colours in art to match our friend’s skin tone in portrait painting.  We also thought of all the great qualities our friends have and wrote them beside our paintings to remind us of our friendships.  It was a lot harder than we thought to mix […]

Henry is not our favourite monarch (in rang a Sé)

This week we’ve been learning all about Henry the VIII and his influence in Ireland at the time of the Reformation. We were quite surprised to discover that Henry had six wives and wasn’t the nicest of husbands to most of them!  We also had a look at Silken Thomas from Kildare and discovered that […]

Soil exploration in Rang a Sé

This week in sixth class we had a really good look at soil from a wide range of locations. We used magnifying glasses to observe and classify the soil and then we we examined how much clay was in each soil sample (or how sticky our soil is!) by filtering water through it and timing […]

When paint is not just paint (Rang a Sé)

This week we learned a very valuable lesson that we hope to take with us as we grow older. Marie asked us to pour out some paint onto a tray and then when we were finished she asked us to put it back. It was impossible to get all of the paint back!!! In fact […]

Rugby fun in Rang a Sé

This week we were so lucky to have Neil from Newbridge Rugby come in and teach us some rugby skills. We learned loads about strength, conditioning, agility, balance and speed and really enjoyed his lesson. He’ll be with us for six weeks which is great news! Have a look at our photos:

Our own Totems (in Rang a Sé)

Have a look at our finished Totems, we spent ages perfecting them.  Each part represents a little bit of us.

Totems in sixth

We’re settling into our new routine in sixth and getting to grips with new curriculum. So far we’re doing great! We’re learning about lots of new things as well as revising our fifth class work. In SESE we’re examining the lives of Native American people and me of their cultural symbols. They used totem poles […]

Thank you Rang a hAon!

I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone in First Class. Thank you for the wonderful year we all had together. Thank you for making me smile and laugh everyday. Thank you for all the hard work you all did, for always trying your best and for never giving up. Thank you […]