A Busy Week in 5th

What an incredibly busy week we had this week! 5th class had their assembly for the school on Thursday and they performed 2 songs: “32 Counties and 40 shades of Green” and “Stuck in the Middle”. They also discussed some counties projects to the school. Once our bridges from our S.T.E.M Week were complete, the […]

STEM Week in Sinéad’s 5th Class

This week, 5th class got stuck into constructing bridges for their activity for STEM Week. The class had to follow specific instructions as part of the task and only used PVA glue and lollipop sticks. As they worked in pairs, they had to decide how to build the strongest structure using their bundle of lollipop […]

The Counties of Ireland in 5th

This week, 5th class focused on Ireland and getting to know all that each county in Ireland has to offer. The class went through counties such as Carlow, Kilkenny and some major tourist attractions across Ireland including Glendalough, The Giants Causeway, The Cliffs of Moher and The Ring of Kerry. We started expanding these images […]

Tag Rugby in 5th

This week, 5th class started Tag Rugby with Neil Taylor and the class were super excited to get stuck in. Neil started the session with questions to check the classes knowledge of the game of tag- non- contact sport, game of speed etc. Neil brought them through some skills in groups along with some fun […]

Senior Basketball Team- Game 1

Cuman na mBunscol- NETNS Senior Basketball   On Friday, the senior basketball teams had their very first Cuman na mBunscol games in Scoil Bhríde, Athgarvan. The boys were up first at 11am as they took on a very strong side. I the first half, the boys were adjusting to the tempo of the game. The […]

Projects and Halloween Fun in 5th

What a week in 5th! The boys and girls finished off projects during the week and presented them on Friday to the class. The projects were on places in Ireland and promoting the area based on activities, history and the natural landscape. Some topics presented included; Loftus Hall, Glendalough, The Curragh and Kerry. 5th started […]

A Colourful Week in Sinéad’s 5th class

Another week done and dusted and the 5th class boys and girls are really into the swing of things. This week the class started long division and went into groups. We practiced repeated subtraction as our warm up into the topic and then looked at our division tables. 5th class finished off the topic of […]

Sinéad’s 5th Class trip to the Curragh

During the week, 5th class prepared for their trip to the Curragh. The boys and girls listened to facts and stories about the Curragh and discussed the old story of St. Brigid, and her link to the Curragh. They looked at different wildlife and plants also. On Thursday, 5th class took at trip to the […]

5th Class survey

Last week, the teachers wanted to try out a new style of yard to keep everyone safe on yard. There was a running area and a chill out area.The chill out area was the basketball court and the running area was the edge of the court to the steps.We asked people how they liked it. […]

This Week in 5th!

Another great week in 5th as the boys and girls moved on to learning about multiplication and little quick tricks on carrying out multiplication using their heads. The class started learning about the Aztecs and the wonderful art work carried out by them. They looked at the importance of Gods and irrigation too. In P.E, […]

After school Basketball UPDATE

Hi all, Just to let you know that after school basketball will include 3rd class also for term 1. Therefore, basketball is available for 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class. Basketball will take place on Tuesdays in the school hall for 6 weeks at 24 euro. The 24 euro will include spot prizes with […]

5th Class are Full of Heart this week!

  This week we learned all about the heart. We looked at the four chambers of the heart and the circulation of the blood. We were fascinated at all the work the heart has to do in order to move blood around our entire bodies. We drew heart diagrams into our SESE hard backs and […]

5th Class Update

Another week has flown by and 5th class are learning about Operations in Maths. In English, the class are finished their 2nd draft of report writing on the Céide Field’s and in Gaeilge the class are continuing to revise an aimsir chaite and record verbs in their briathra notebook. At the end of the week, […]

Fun in 5th!

One full week of school down already. The class are really into the routine in the classroom now. This week we started our Briathra in Gaeilge and recording our verbs in our books. We also played a fun quiz on Friday looking back over phrases and vocabulary covered as Gaeilge during the week. We were […]

First week in 5th

  This week, fifth class settled into their new classroom and a big welcome back was had. Everyone was happy to see their friends again and as a class we played drama games, discussed our interests and revised the school rules and expectations. On Friday, the class took a walk through the car park and […]