St. Patrick and the Piece of Gold – 1st Class

We have been working on the story of St. Patrick in 1st Class as it is Seachtain na Gaeilge and almost St. Patrick’s Day. We found a very interesting legend about St. Patrick, one we hadn’t heard before! Read on to find out more! St. Patrick was first brought to Ireland by Niall of the Nine […]

Stop eile ar Slí Áitiúil

Páistí ar slí áitiúil

 Bhí na páistí ar slí áitiúil inniú! Shiúil na páistí  as rang Naíonán Shóisearach, Naíonán Sinsearach, Rang a hAon agus Rang a dó go dtí an Churrach. We all enjoyed our walk on the Curragh today!

1st Class Seachtain na Gaeilge Comórtas Entries

Have a look at the 1st Class entries for the Seachtain na Gaeilge. Chomhghairdeas do gach duine!!

World Book Day Costumes in 1st Class

Check out the characters we dressed up as for World Book Day in 1st Class!

Tens and Units and Capacity in 1st Class!!

We have had a very exciting few days working on maths in 1st Class. We have been working on tens and units for the very first time!! We borrowed some cubes and lollipop sticks from Junior and Senior Infants. We then took groups of cubes and lollipop sticks and split them into bundles of ten. The bundles […]

1st Class Library Book Quiz!

On Friday Beatrice and Aran from 5th Class came down to our classroom and carried out a quiz with us!! They designed the quiz based on our library books that we have in our classroom. We had a fantastic time working together in teams to work out the correct answers. We would like to say […]

1st & 2nd Class Author Visit

As you all know, it is Book Week in NETNS and as part of our celebrations, 1st and 2nd Class had a visit from author and poet Suzanne Dowling. Suzanne spoke to the children about the importance of imagination and descriptions in writing. She also spoke to the children about how valuable it is to […]

Incredible Edibles!!

  We have some very exciting news to report in 1st Class!! We have just begun a project which involves us planting some fruit and vegetables. It is called the Incredible Edibles Challenge! On Wednesday as part of our homework we brought in soil from our gardens to plant the vegetable seeds and fruit plants. On […]

Board Games Day in 1st Class

Here are some photos of 1st Class during our recent Board Games Day. We had lots of fun and in the process raised some money for Haiti. Well done to everyone!!

Outstanding Handwriting in 1st Class!!

Tuesday was a very important day for handwriting in 1st Class. We decided to enter a handwriting competition and on Tuesday we completed our entries. The theme for the competition was “Families” so we wrote a poem called “Our Family” in our very best handwriting on special lined paper. We focused really well on our pencil grip, […]

1st Class Maths Activities

Hi everybody!! We have been very busy in 1st Class over the past week in maths working on “length”. We began by looking at sets of items and deciding which item in the set was the longest and which item was the shortest. We soon found this very easy and we were ready to move on […]

Hello from 1st Class

Hello everybody!!! We have been so busy in 1st Class since we last spoke to you!! We have been hard at work learning about Spain and Christopher Columbus. Did you know that Christopher Columbus discovered America and did you know that his sailors were afraid that sea monsters would eat them?? Come to our classroom […]

Seasonal Art

Seasonal Art We have been working very hard in 1st Class on different pieces of artwork based on Autumn and Hallowe’en. Fruit is a big part of Autumn, so inspired by this, we decided to sketch a fruit plate. We focused on line, light and shade and came up with fantastic results. We  worked on […]

1st Class Update

Hello from 1st Class!! We hope everybody had a great Summer Holiday and are now well settled back into school life just like we are! We have so much news, we hardly know where to start! We are all very excited to be in our new school and we love our new classroom. The school […]