Fossils and Dinosaurs

We are learning about  dinosaurs that lived 6 million years ago then turned into fossils. We are doing our very own volcano experiment to help us understand how the dinosaurs were buried and became fossils. We are enjoying being paleontologists in role play and recording our fossils finds. We are making dinosaurs in the construction […]

Stonebrook Tour

We had lots of fun in Stonebrook Farm on our school tour. The children got to hold, feed and pet lots of animals, go on a tractor ride with farmer and play in the play area with a real hay shed!

Junior and Senior Infants Tour Letter

Please find information about the infants tour on 7th June in the link below. Infants-Tours-letter-2019

Healthy Living in Aistear

Senior infants were learning about keeping their bodies healthy. We learned about the food pyramid, we learned about keeping our teeth healthy by brushing twice a day and going to the dentist. We tasted food while we were blindfolded and had to guess what we were eating. We also talked about getting lots of sleep […]

Bia

Bhí na páistí ag caint le chéile; An maith leat _____ ? (bainne, úlla, ceapairí, brioscaí, criospaí, oráistí, piorraí srl) Is maith liom/ Is brea liom/ Ní maith liom/ Is fuath liom.

Forces

We have been learning about energy and forces in Aistear. We were learning about safety around electricity. about how electricity comes to our home and school and from where. We were exploring pushes and pulls and the impact a push or pull has on an object, we made our own  static electricity with balloons and […]

Money in Aistear

In Senior Infants we have been learning about money. We are selling toys in our toy shop, buying ingredients for pizza, making shopping lists, playing money games on the whiteboard and making money bags. Have a look at us in our eadaí glas on Friday!

World Water Day 22nd March

Next Friday the 22nd of March is World Water Day. We are encouraging all students and teachers to dress up in blue if possible. We will be running activities in school next Thursday and Friday to highlight the importance of water conservation to the children. More information on World Water Day can be found on […]

JI and SI Progress Meetings

Kim Junior Infants https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a45aba72ba7f58-kims   Clara Junior Infants https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094bafae2da6fb6-claras1     Trish Senior Infants https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0948acad29a5fe3-trish2   Natalie https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094eaaab2fa2f85-natalie    

Festive Assembly in Senior Infants

Senior Infants performed Bualadh Bos and Must be Santa and it was a truly amazing performance. Well done Senior Infants.  

People at Work, Aistear

We’ve been learning about people working in our community. We have also been learning about how and why we recycle. Repak have lovely characters and videos for children that explain why we should recycle. We were learning about the vet in role play. We also designed and tested columns for our S.T.E.M challenge. We had […]

Houses and Homes, Aistear

We were learning about different types of houses in Aistear. We made detached, semi-detached, bungalows cottages and apartments. We learned about 2d shapes and added them to our houses. We explored where electricity and water came from and how it got into our homes, then we constructed our own homes with electricity and water. We […]

Halloween

Some very scary pupils in Senior Infants today, bursting with excitement! We had fun eating bairín breac,milseáin, úll, agus cnónna this week. We enjoyed a halloween party with games such as musical statues and ‘secret signals’. After all their hard work Senior Infants deserve a good rest and I look forward to seeing you all […]

Our School, Aistear

We have been learning about our school. We walked around our school and met some of the people working in our school. We met a secretary, a caretaker and cleaners. We learned the name of our school, Newbridge Educate Together. We are learning about materials in our classroom such as metal, plastic, wood, glass and […]

Number stories and number sentences

This week in Senior Infants we have been learning about number stories. For example, 3 bears went to the playground and 4 more joined them, how many altogether.  We have been making number sentences with numicon shapes as well as addding, minus and equal symbols. We drew pictures to show our number stories and wrote […]