Pen Pals, World War Two and Digestion in Rang a Sé!

We have had a very busy couple of weeks in Rang a Sé! We were excited to take part in all of the fun activities which took place as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge last week. The Céilí was great fun agus bhaineamar sár-thaitneamh as an tseachtain.   It was also great to receive the first […]

Science Fair and Beekeeping in Rang a Sé!

The Science Fair was a huge success this week! We worked in small groups to pose scientific questions and then conduct experiments to try to answer them. Some of the projects we presented included: Can you charge a mobile phone using a watermelon and ice? Can eggs bounce?  What liquids are most damaging to teeth?  […]

2D Shapes, Flight of the Bumblebee and a Sponsored Silence in Rang a Sé

We have been working very hard in Rang a Sé this week! In Maths, we have been exploring the properties of 2D Shapes. We even designed our own posters comprised solely of symmetrical 2D shapes, they turned out really well.     Our Sponsored Silence was a huge success on Thursday. We would like to […]

Grandparents Day, Debating, Street Soccer, Self Portraits and the Amazon in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcome some of our grandparents and family members to our school. They kindly answered lots of our questions and it was very interesting to hear how primary school has changed through the generations. Well done to the Student Council members who did a terrific […]

Chromatography and Creative Writing in Rang a Sé!

This week, our Science lesson saw us experimenting with chromatography. We learned that most inks are a mixture of colours and that mixtures may be separated by physical means. We applied this knowledge by using paper chromatography to separate the colours found in water-soluble markers using filter paper and water. It was amazing to watch the colours […]

Budding Architects in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! Having won five stars for great behaviour in our líne, we were rewarded with our first outdoor class. Sue set us an ‘architecture’ challenge which saw us using natural materials found in the wooded area to create miniature ‘houses’ for Lego figures. Working in small groups, we used twigs, various leaves, […]

Food for Thought in Sue’s 6th Class!

We have been very busy this week! Sa Ghaeilge, bhíeamar ag foghlaim faoi ‘Bia’ (Food). Rinneamar dramaíocht, ‘Sa Bhialann’ (In the Restaurant), faoin téama chomh maith! In Maths we have been working on adding and subtracting large numbers, we also used follow-me cards to help us to practice our understanding of Place Value. Among other activities in […]

Sue’s 6th Class Explore Australia!

This week, we finished writing our postcards based on our drafts and created beautiful artwork for them. We look forward to displaying them in the classroom. In Maths, we focused mainly on Place Value which included comparing the astonishing weekly salaries of the top ten international footballers! Sa Ghaeilge, we discussed some of the counties […]