W.W 1 in 5th class

This week 5th class carried out some more fun extended activities on W.W 1. The class finished off their W.W 1 letters on old style paper that the class previously stained with tea bags and Sinéad burned the edges to give a ancient look to the paper. The class linked their learning of informal letters […]

5th Class Trip to Dunbrody and More!

The week started out with an amazing trip to New Ross to the Dunbrody Famine ship. We arrived early and received our tickets for the ship. After a brief introduction, we made our way to the media room to watch some clips of families during the famine. We were eager to get out to the […]

A short Week in 5th

  Following from the long weekend, 5th class had 2 days in school. On Thursday the class finished their Gaeilge posters and they looked at more information on World War 1. They saw some letters written during the war and they also looked at the conditions within the trenches back then. The class are building […]

Seactain na Gaeilge i Rang a Cúig

Bhain muid taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge. I rith na seachtaine, bhíomar ag obair go dian ag caint as Gaeilge sa rang and timpeall na scoile. 5th class designed a Gaeilge board game in the previous week and they finally got to use it with 1st class. The boys and girls in 1st class really […]

Book Week in Sinéad’s 5th

Another busy week was had in 5th class as the class took part in some whole school activities to celebrate Book Week. The class had no homework on Tuesday and encouraged to pick up a book and read that for homework. They also quized their family on their favourite books. In class the pupils took […]

News in Sinéad’s 5th

Before midterm, 5th class enjoyed wellness week and also designed some beautiful colourful valentines cards. The class were also lucky to have teacher Ashley in to teach sign language. They really enjoyed the lessons. This week, 5th class were busy settling back in after the midterm break with some fun activities and enjoying some beautiful […]

Wellness week in NETNS

This week in NETNS we had fun celebrating wellness week by doing some fun mindfulness activities. Some of the favourites were guided meditation, mindfulness colouring, mindfulness yoga, random acts of kindness, positive emotions bank and writing acrostic poems about mindfulness. After mindfulness week we now know the importance of looking after our mental health and […]

5th class News

This week 5th class finished up on their gymnastics lessons with a floor performance in groups that incorporated props. The pupils really stuck together to make very creative synchronized dance. They used benches as beams and mats to show their skills at tumbles, cartwheels and hand stands. Next week 5th class will return to swimming […]

This week in Sinéad’s 5th class

This week in 5th, the class earned their first stage of the marble jar, which meant they got to have pancakes on Friday. It was a lovely way to end the week as the class worked hard to earn the marbles. During the week the class started a new topic in maths: Number Theory. Also […]

5th Class News

Over the past 2 weeks, 5th class have been busy working with wool in art. They started weaving with wool to make coasters and this week they are designing yarn art. This type of art required a lot of patience as the boys and girls glue their wool prints together on card. They are turning […]

Merry Christmas from 5th!

Once the revision and assessments finished up, 5th class really got festive with a Gaeilge Christmas group quiz, Christmas song singing and watching a Christmas movie. On our last day, we had hot chocolates and did our class secret Santa. It was such a fun day and we were all buzzing with excitement (and a […]

Last 2 weeks in 5th class

  The last two weeks in 5th have been so busy. From Santas visit to the school, to the getting ready for the schools “Winter Fair” and many more activities in between. 5th have been preparing hard for their assessments before the Christmas holidays. They are learning two Christmas songs on the tin whistle; “Jingle […]

A Busy Week in 5th

What an incredibly busy week we had this week! 5th class had their assembly for the school on Thursday and they performed 2 songs: “32 Counties and 40 shades of Green” and “Stuck in the Middle”. They also discussed some counties projects to the school. Once our bridges from our S.T.E.M Week were complete, the […]

STEM Week in Sinéad’s 5th Class

This week, 5th class got stuck into constructing bridges for their activity for STEM Week. The class had to follow specific instructions as part of the task and only used PVA glue and lollipop sticks. As they worked in pairs, they had to decide how to build the strongest structure using their bundle of lollipop […]

The Counties of Ireland in 5th

This week, 5th class focused on Ireland and getting to know all that each county in Ireland has to offer. The class went through counties such as Carlow, Kilkenny and some major tourist attractions across Ireland including Glendalough, The Giants Causeway, The Cliffs of Moher and The Ring of Kerry. We started expanding these images […]