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 […]

This week in Sinead’s Senior Infants

    This week in Sinéad’s senior infants class, the boys and girls have started Power Hour. Each day the class do some fun reading and writing activities in stations and then bring home a book to read. We are making huge progress in our reading already. Well done guys! The class have been working […]

Dress Up in Senior Infants

  Well done to everyone for dressing up today for Temple Street Hospital. Senior infants looked very well in their costumes. We had a fun packed day today where we enjoyed some traditional Halloween games such as; snap apple, pin the spider on the web and flour games. We had so much fun and giggled […]

‘Our School’ in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished the theme ‘Our School’.  We worked really well at our stations in our groups and in pairs. Take a look at the pictures of us in action!   We also finished our first novel ‘James and the Giant Peach’. We absolutely loved the story and were very eager to see […]

Basketball News

    This week in afterschool basketball, the boys and girls have been working hard on their dribbling and shooting skills. We also started some small half court games where we all did a great job of passing the ball to everyone on our team. Each team played really well and we all kept moving […]

This week in Senior Infants

    This week in senior infants we have started a new Aistear theme ‘Our School’. We started the week off with a tour of the school where we walked through all the school corridors and counted all the classrooms and teachers in the school. At circle time we also discussed all the members of […]

Nocturnal Animals in Senior Infants

This week in senior infants the class have been learning about nocturnal animals. We looked at bats, badgers, foxes, hedgehogs and owls. We enjoyed learning about the different features of each animal and about their habitats. We watched different videos on each of the animals too! Did you know that bats are the only true […]

Afterschool Basketball

    Afterschool basketball has begun! We started out our first session with some dribbling and hand skills in groups. We focused on our left and right hand dribbling, cross over and putting the ball through our legs. We also played a fun game of ‘knockout’. We worked on using our legs to help shoot […]

Autumn part 2 in Senior Infants

    This week in senior infants we finished up on the topic of ‘Autumn’. We played some fun games and looked at different types of scarecrows and why scarecrows are important to farmers. We also looked at how scarecrows are made using clothes, straw and held up using a large stick. We then designed […]

‘Autumn’ in Aistear

This week in Aistear, senior infants have been busy learning about  Autumn and all the beautiful things that come with this season. The students went on a nature walk and looked at different trees, leaves and noted many things they saw along their walk. We worked really well with our partners and even collected up […]

This week in Senior Infants

This week in Senior Infants we finished off out Aistear theme, ‘Myself and My Family’. We got very artistic this week and we drew all the members in our families and stuck them on to our painted trees. We also started reading words this week and revised all the sounds of the alphabet. We are […]

A Colourful Week in Senior Infants

  This week, senior infants completed their first full week in school. It was a fun packed week of activities including games, stories and Aistear! Senior infants have started their first aistear topic; ‘Myself and my Family’ and they are really enjoying the different stations. There has been some great acting in roleplay, building styles […]