Yoga Pretzels in Ruth’s 5th Class

This week in PE we learned how to do some yoga poses and how to centre ourselves after a busy week. First of all we enjoyed some breathing exercises to help us to slow down. We learned that these exercises help you to focus your mind and body. Next, we set up five stations on the mats that […]

Our 5th Class News

In 5th class we have settled back in to school really well after Christmas. We have learned lots whilst keeping active throughout the week. Our favourite activities include focusing on scientists and their inventions and researching all about these interesting intellectuals! We will work on this particular project in groups over the next few weeks. It’s so fascinating […]

‘Ag Siopadóireacht’ in 5th Class

In 5th Class this week we learned lots of phrases to use in the ‘siopa’ in Irish. After we learned some phrases we used these in our role play of ‘Ag Siopadóireacht’. One child was the customer and the other the shopkeeper. We hope to use these phrases some day in a shop in the Gaeltacht! […]

Enjoying the process of narrative writing

This week we are continuing to learn how to write a narrative. There’s a lot of preparation before we write fantastic narratives of our own such as writing exciting sentences containing direct speech, similes or metaphors. We enjoyed building our very own character profiles this week. Describing our main character’s personality and physical attributes led […]

Global Warming

This week in 5th Class we learned about Global Warming. We learned about the causes and the effects of it on our planet. We watched 2 clips in class, one based on Global Warming in general and another on the effects of it on the wild animals of our planet. While it was sad to […]