Bright Sparks in Senior Infants

Welcome back everyone after the Spring break. I hope everyone had a lovely break. In senior infants this week we started a new topic in Aistear: “Electricity”. We discussed the different types of energy; movement energy, light energy, heat energy and solar energy. We discussed what electricity is and what items in the home and […]

Busy Week for Senior Infants

What a week it has been in senior infants! The class were busy getting ready for the ‘Open Night’ and finishing up on the topic of money with some fun shopping games. We painted our cupcakes with beautiful colours in time for the Open Night for our class bakery. On Thursday we were invited to […]

Money, Money, Money in Senior Infants

In Aistear, senior infants have been working with money. The class have been learning the value of each coin, finding differences and making comparisons between each coin. Each copper coin has the same picture, but a different numbers on them and are different sizes too. The gold coin share the same picture also of Europe […]

Growing with Gaeilge

  This week Sinéad’s senior infants class have been working really hard on their Gaeilge. Each day this week we focused on certain frasaí as Gaeilge. After yard time the school carried out ‘Am Comhrá’. Senior infants walked around the room while music played over the intercom and once it stopped they had to turn […]

Senior Infants ‘Spring’ into Seachtain na Gaeilge!

  This week in senior infants the boys and girls are learning all about Spring. All around us there is a lot of growth; trees, plants and newborn animals. In our Aistear stations, senior infants are learning all about the life cycle of a frog. They are also learning about how plants grow and what […]

This week in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

  This week in senior infants the class made some Valentines decorations. We used crepe paper, cut out heart shapes on card and added a little Valentine note. We also got a little love heart treat from Sinéad that day which was a nice surprise. We also dressed up for charity on Thursday to raise […]

What Sinéad’s Senior Infants got up to this week..

This week senior infants are moving closer and closer to the end of ‘The B.F.G”. We await to hear the queens plan on how to stop the giants. We started a new theme in Aistear: Space and Earth. We are learning about the nine planets in space, about the sun and how we get day […]

Sinéad’s Senior Infants News

This week, senior infants continued learning about the weather. We recorded the daily weather each morning and finished off our windsocks. We had really mixed weather this week and we are discussing the weather as Gaeilge! The story of the B.F.G is getting very exciting at the moment. Sophie and the B.F.G are in London […]

Weather in Aistear

  This week senior infants have been learning about the weather. We started off the week discussing what we know already about the weather and then made notes of what we would like to find out more about. Many students wanted to learn more about extreme weather. We discussed our yellow weather warning for wind […]

A Busy week in Sinéad’s Senior Infants.

  Now that everyone is back into the swing of things after the break, senior infants were busy this week finishing the theme of ‘The Artic’ in Aistear. The class thoroughly enjoyed this topic as we explored different Artic animals. In Aistear the class designed their very own igloo made out of sugar cubes! Some […]

A visit from Elf tops off a wonderful Maths Week

This week in senior infants we were very busy working on our Gaeilge for Aistear. We enjoyed many games through Irish and the class tried hard to use as much Gaeilge as they could. In roleplay it was the birthday station where senior infants made a cáca milis and had fun at their party. There […]

Houses and Homes in Aistear

  This week in Aistear, senior infants finished off the theme of ‘Houses and Homes’. We really enjoyed this theme as we explored and designed different types of homes and really got to understand the job of an estate agent and what needs customers can have when buying a house. There certainly wasn’t any housing […]

6th Class Basketball Match Report

  On Tuesday the 29th of November, the 6th class boys and girls traveled to their first away game against Prosperous N.S. The boys and girls were full of excitement on route to Prosperous with plenty of sing songs and car games! The girls game was up first and the nerves were beginning to show […]

This week in Senior Infants…

  This week in senior infants we started our new topic in Aistear; ‘Houses and Homes’. Earlier in the week we discussed different types of houses and where we might find these types of homes. We see apartments and terraced houses mostly in towns and cities. We discussed our own homes and found out that […]

People in our Community

  This week in Aistear, senior infants were working hard in each of the five stations learning all about people in our community and the work they do within the community. Senior infants shared lots of information on doctors, teachers, dentists, caretakers, vets, the gardaí and many more. We discussed how important their jobs are […]