Science Fair and Beekeeping in Rang a Sé!

The Science Fair was a huge success this week! We worked in small groups to pose scientific questions and then conduct experiments to try to answer them. Some of the projects we presented included: Can you charge a mobile phone using a watermelon and ice? Can eggs bounce?  What liquids are most damaging to teeth?  […]

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 […]

2D Shapes, Flight of the Bumblebee and a Sponsored Silence in Rang a Sé

We have been working very hard in Rang a Sé this week! In Maths, we have been exploring the properties of 2D Shapes. We even designed our own posters comprised solely of symmetrical 2D shapes, they turned out really well.     Our Sponsored Silence was a huge success on Thursday. We would like to […]

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 […]

Wishing together, Clara and Marie’s class

We had such a lovely time visiting Clara’s class this week to help them write their wishes for the Winter fair. It was so interesting listening to them and sharing our Christmas wishes too. We couldn’t believe that we were once small enough to fit in those chairs! Have a look at the photos: from […]

Peace Proms

With Peace Proms fast approaching we hope that all students taking part could practice the songs over the Winter break. Below are two links to the songs and choreography. Choreography Videos 2018 Choir Tracks 2018 v1   Thanks, Emma, Roisin and Clara

Grandparents Day, Debating, Street Soccer, Self Portraits and the Amazon in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcome some of our grandparents and family members to our school. They kindly answered lots of our questions and it was very interesting to hear how primary school has changed through the generations. Well done to the Student Council members who did a terrific […]

6th Class Basketball

  Over the past week, the 6th class boys and girls basketball teams competed in two away games as part of the Cuman na mBunscol schools competition. Lucky enough the first game was a very short journey across the road to Gaelscoil Cill Dara. The nerves were high for the first outing but both the […]

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 […]

Chromatography and Creative Writing in Rang a Sé!

This week, our Science lesson saw us experimenting with chromatography. We learned that most inks are a mixture of colours and that mixtures may be separated by physical means. We applied this knowledge by using paper chromatography to separate the colours found in water-soluble markers using filter paper and water. It was amazing to watch the colours […]

Totems and compliments in Rang a Sé

Have a look at our finished portraits of each other. We not only painted our partners but tried really hard to describe their best qualities too. We wrote compliments about each other and Marie said they were the most amazing ones she has ever read. In the artist‘s chair we talked about our paintings and […]

Budding Architects in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! Having won five stars for great behaviour in our líne, we were rewarded with our first outdoor class. Sue set us an ‘architecture’ challenge which saw us using natural materials found in the wooded area to create miniature ‘houses’ for Lego figures. Working in small groups, we used twigs, various leaves, […]