We’ve really enjoyed learning about money over the past two weeks. We have been using the coins 1c, 2c, 5c and 10c and making amounts of money up to 20c. We  have been spending money in our shop. We matched money to numbers and added coins together. We filled money bags with real coins as […]

Growing Seeds

We were learning that seeds need water, light, warmth and soil to grow. We learned that roots grow down to hold the seed in place and a shoot grows upwards to become a stem. We enjoyed watching our roots grow down and the stems grow up the past few weeks. We noticed some seeds didn’t […]

Writers of the Week

Comhghairdeas libh! It’s getting harder every week to pick only a few fantastic writers, keep up the great work everybody!

Spring Scavenger Hunt

In Senior Infants we have been learning all about what that happens in our surroundings during spring. We’ve seen the birds busy flying around and finding food. We know lambs and calves are born at this time of year because it’s warmer and there is more food growing. Plants and trees are growing because of […]

Writers of the Week

Comhghairdeas to our writers of the week in Senior Infants!

Aistear: Light and Dark

This week in Aistear we were learning about light from the sun and investigating sound. We made shakers but before we did we had to guess would the materials make a loud or quiet sound. We made fabric crafts and labelled them ‘as Gaeilge’ with ‘geansaí’ agus ‘gúna’ srl. We investigated objects to find what […]

Writers of the Week

Congratulations to our writers of the week. The children are working so hard to make sure that they form their letters correctly, place each word on the line and use finger spaces. Keep up the great work!


We have enjoyed learning about the weather in Aistear for the past two week. We watched weather reports and did our own, we read thermometers and we found out how rain falls from clouds. We finished up by making a wind sock to help see what direction the wind was blowing. Luckily we had a […]

Literacy Stations

This week at our literacy stations we have been learning the sound ‘ie’ in words such as cried. Can you think of any more words with this sound? We were also writing sentences about a scary picture. We wrote about spooky eyes behind a door and a ghost that said ‘BOO’. During our station work […]

Sign up, After School Activities, January.

Tuesday Basketball, Sinead, 4th – 6th   Bodhrán, Elaine, 3rd-6th   Gymnastics, Emma, 1st and 2nd   Variety of Dance, Ruth and Fiona, 1st – 3rd   Fabric Crafts, Trish, 1st   – 6th   Wednesday   Soccer (Draughts if raining), Dan, 3rd – 6th   Musical Theatre, Amy, […]

The Arctic

We have been learning about the Arctic this week. We’re experimenting with ice and salt to see what happens. We are painting an arctic scene for a polar bear that we’ll print next week and we are sorting out facts about animals. Did you know….? An foxes tail can be used to keep him warm […]

Maths quiz and board games for maths week

We have enjoyed a great week throughout maths week. The countdown questions everyday were challenging. The 4th class brought us on a maths trail and we loved it. 4th class (Eimear) were so helpful and friendly towards us when we were doing it. Go raibh maith agaibh! Today we worked in teams to do a […]

Maths Games for Maths Week

We enjoyed a visit from some 4th class pupils from Eimear’s class who designed maths games for us. The games were great and the 4th class pupils were brilliant showing the senior infants what to do.  

Houses and Homes

This week in Aistear we have been learning about ‘Houses and Homes’. We are learning how to identify detached and semi detached houses, bungalows, apartments and terraced houses. We are learning about different types of houses in towns and the countryside. We have been using our adding to colour different types of houses. We are […]

Jobs in the Community

We have been learning about people who work in our community. We are doing lots of different work in Aistear to help us learn more about different jobs. We have a role play area in a veterinary clinic. We are making our own buildings from recyclable materials and talking about who works in them. We […]