Mindfulness in Rang a Sé

This week in Marie’s class we celebrated NETNS’s mindfulness week by taking a good look at what helps us feel good and reminding ourselves to take the time to look after ourselves. We had lots of discussions and activities to help us with this and are really grateful to Elliott who introduced us to the […]

Rang a Sé host Wake and Shake for couch to 5K

This week we were asked to carry out a very important job: to host the Wake and Shake initiative for the whole school! As everyone knows, the fundraising committee are organising the couch to 5K fun run to raise funds for a new school roof. They thought it would be a great idea to get […]

Hearts and smiles from Rang a Sé

As a follow up to last week’s post on clay hearts, here are the finished products. There were unfortunately,  some casualties on the way leading to some “broken hearts” but everyone still has a smile and want to wish you all a Happy St Valentine’s and a happy midterm. More from Marie’s class next week

Rang a Sé exploring hearts in clay

This week in Marie’s class we developed some techniques when working with clay to join different pieces together. It took a lot of work but it was a very enjoyable art lesson. Have a look at us preparing our pieces to join together for our clay hearts. More next week when we can show you […]

Basketball, Bees and Soccer in Rang a Sé

This week in Rang a Sé we were very busy with the science fair which was a huge success so we took some time out from our classroom work to practice our basketball and soccer skills and have fun in the process.  Have a look at the photos: We also (thanks to Sue) had the […]

Anne Frank and science fair in Rang a Sé

We continued with our module of learning about World War 2 this week, having a close look at the horrors of the Holocaust and particularly the story of the Frank family, told through the diary of Anne Frank.  We integrated this in art and continued with our extension work, this time extending photographs of Anne, […]

Rang a Sé learn about photography

This week we visited the Riverbank to take part in a photography workshop with our artist in residency Brian Cregan. We learned about the history of photography, the science behind it and Brian took us on a tour of his exhibition which features work he did with fifth class. Brian was so patient and kind […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]

Rang a Sé getting ready for the Winter Fair

Very busy week in Rang a Sé with preparations well under way for the Winter Fair. Woven wool baubles were a bit tricky but look great hanging on our window and thanks to Shayne we learned a lot about geometry and the art of paper folding. Shayne taught us all how to make a very […]

Busy week in Rang a Sé

This week we hosted the first round of our debating contest against Ballyshannon NS and are pleased to say that we won!! It was a very close contest as Ballyshannon were excellent and were very tough opponents. We wish them all the best in the shield. Well done to the members of the debating team […]

Ancient Rome investigated by Rang a Sé

We worked very hard on our projects on Ancient Rome, looking at very specific parts of life back in that time. Some of us studied food, others examined the rights of citizens, the colesseum, trevi fountain, the Roman senate and Roman gods as well as several other interesting factors of Ancient Rome life. We’re presenting […]

Ceoltóirí i Rang a Sé

We’ve been working really hard to learn how to read music and play the Tin whistle. It’s a lot easier than we thought it would be. It’s just a matter of finding the first note on the stave and then working out what the other notes are. We’re now able to read and play at […]

Spooky tree pastel art in Rang a Sé

This week in Rang a Sé we created the most amazing Spooky trees with chalk and oil pastels. It wasn’t easy, but we love the way they turned out!   Have a look at the photos! From Marie’s class

Debating in Rang a Sé

For the past few weeks we’ve been working on persuasive writing techniques drafting and re-drafting debates to take part in the school trials for the debating team. We learned a lot about the structure and format of a debate and how to back up the points we make with research or quotes. The hardest part […]