2nd class update

In 2nd class this week we continued talking about warm and cool colours. In groups we used skittles to divide colours and make a colour wheel! We also spoke about primary and secondary colours. We experimented with colour mixing to see what other colours we could make. It was great to see all the different […]

Well done 2nd class!

I want to say a massive WELL DONE to everyone in our class who put in such a great effort when running for the student council this week. Over half the class ran for election and many made wonderful posters that they displayed in the class and hall during the week. The children put a […]

Oil Pastel paintings in 2nd

This week in 2nd class we have continued learning about Vincent Van Gogh, his life and his paintings. We talked about some of the techniques in his artwork such as the use of swirls, curves, circles and spirals. We tried to find where he used these in some of his art pieces. We then practised […]


We’ve had a busy week settling back in and getting to know everyone in 2nd class. We’ve moved to the yellow corridor on the second floor! Everybody had a wonderful break and we spoke about all the exciting things we did during the Summer. We filled in some ‘All about Me’ questions where we wrote […]

Active week in 2nd class!

We had great fun this week for Active Week. We had a different activity each day. On Monday we completed a really fun obstacle course and played some yard games. On Tuesday we went down to Crotanstown and played gaelic. On Wednesday we ran five laps around out yard and the senior yard. On Thursday we […]

What’s your favourite?

We worked in pairs and groups this week to make bar charts in 2nd class….     See you Monday everyone, Natalie and Siobhán    

Great day at Kildare Maze!

PANTO this weekend!!

Best of luck to all our students taking part in the Panto Club Summer Show this weekend. They will be performing ‘The Three Little Pigs’ in Kilcullen town hall this Sunday! Limited number of tickets still available – contact details below:  

Information Session – 2nd Level School places

Minibeasts all around!

This week in second class we have been looking back over minibeasts. Did you know that minibeasts are invertebrates – this means they do not have a backbone. This makes them soft and bendy for example a worm or a caterpillar. Some, like the snail, have a hard shell to live in. Others, like insects […]

GAA skills in 2nd!

Today, Gemma and Anna from Sarsfields GAA club in Newbridge came to the school to do some GAA games and skills with 2nd class! We practised hand passing, solo’s and shooting! We really enjoyed this and we’re looking forward to seeing them again soon! Take a look at some pictures below:          

Dress up day in 2nd class!

2nd really enjoyed book week this week, especially getting to buy new books from the book fair and read them during DEAR time! We made a great effort for dress up day today. We had superheroes, jockeys, warriors and princesses along with lots more! Take a look at us dressed up:     Have a lovely […]

Open Evening Fun – 2nd Class

Thank-you to all the children and parents who came to the open evening last night. We hope you enjoyed it! For those who missed out here are some pictures of the wonderful work the children from 2nd class had on display:   Have a lovely weekend, Siobhán and Natalie

Ciao, Hola, Bonjour!

This week in second class we have been learning some interesting facts about Italy and other European countries. Did you know that ‘Ciao’ means both ‘Hello’ and ‘Goodbye’ in Italian? Here are some other things we learned. Italy: Pizza and pasta come from Italy. Spaghetti is one type of pasta.  Gelato is the word for ice-cream […]

Céilí sa Scioból

Bhí seachtain gnóthach againn le Seachtain na Gaeilge an tseachtain seo i rang a dó. Bhí tráth na gcéist againn Dé Luain. Dé  Mháirt  bhí súilóid againn sa Churach agus inniu bhí ceilí againn leis an Gaelscoil! Bhain gach duine taitneamh as an seachtain agus rinne na daltaí iarracht an-mhaith a bheith ag caint as Gaeilge! Maith sibh go léir! […]