The last week of Junior Infants!

We had a fabulous last week in Junior Infants. We talked about and celebrated our learning and the friends that we’d made during our first year of school. It was fabulous to share our song with people from home and also with our friends in school. We had some super fun playing in the forest […]

Junior Infants’ Performance Invitation

David, Clara and the Junior Infants would like to invite their parents and guardians to the Junior Infant performance of their song ‘The Bird Song’. Junior infants have been working very hard at writing and practising this song and would love if you could come and watch us perform it on Wednesday morning (27/6/18) at […]

Summer in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been learning about summer. In aistear we dressed up lego cut outs in summer clothes, we played with sand, drew imaginative sand castles and painted summer pictures. In phonics we looked at our last sound ‘qu’, we made covers for our phonics magazines, we are so excited to […]

Junior Infants at Karibu Pet Farm

We had a fabulous time at Karibu Pet farm for our school tour. The weather was super and we had a great time exploring the playground and going for a tractor ride. We got to meet lots of animals and even got to go on some go-karts! The Junior Infants were absolutely brilliant and were […]

Music makers in Junior Infants

We had a lovely week this week. We explored sounds and how they are made, we played lots of different instruments and listened to lots of songs. We even made our own instruments. In David’s class we got to record a song that we’d written in Aistear when we were learning about Spring. In Phonics […]

Investigating under the sea!

This week in Junior Infants we’ve been investigating the topic of ‘Under the Sea’. We had great fun making our own paper plate crabs, cutting and gluing our underwater pictures, playing in the water in the role play area and making mala sea creatures. We also wrote stories about the adventures of sea creatures and […]

Bug Hunt in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we continued learning about mini beasts. We loved writing our own books all about mini beasts. Today we went on a bug hunt in the school forest to discover some real mini beasts in action. We really enjoyed it and found loads of interesting mini beasts.

Mini Beasts and the Garden

In junior infants we really enjoyed learning about mini beasts and the garden in aistear this week. We planted seeds, made mala mini beasts, drew garden pictures and played in the role play garden. We can’t wait to learn even more next week about mini beasts. In maths we focused on addition and subtraction symbols […]

Down on the farm in Junior Infants

This week we continued to look at the farm in Aistear. We had lots of interesting discussions about the job of being a farmer and their role in helping to provide us with food.  We talked about the fact that some farmers grow crops and that others raise animals for food and what we thought […]

Springtime on the Farm

This week junior infants have been learning about springtime and we have been looking carefully at springtime on the farm. In aistear we played on the farm in role play, played with toy farms for small world, we sequenced the song Old McDonald in the correct order and made mala farm animals. In maths we […]

Have a Great Break Junior Infants

After a fantastic second term in junior infants we are so proud of all of the children and can’t believe we only have one term left. On Thursday we had a very special day, our first ever creative day. The children were encouraged to make anything they wanted from a variety of materials. We could […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge i Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been really busy. We love using Gaeilge in school and were very excited to have a whole week celebrating Ireland and speaking as Gaeilge. Today we went to the Céilí mór where we did our Irish dancing. Yesterday we performed at the seachtain na Gaeilge concert, it was […]

A Class of Paleontologists

We’ve had a super week in Junior Infants exploring the world of dinosaurs! We asked questions about them such as; ‘Why did they come to Earth?’ and ‘Where are the dinosaurs now?’. We looked at different types of dinosaur and explored the differences between carnivores and herbivores. We talked about the important job of paleontologists […]

Healthy Living in Junior Infants

This week in junior infants we have been learning about healthy living and making healthy choices. We have tasted so many fruits and vegetables in class with Food Dudes. During role play we played in the doctors surgery, we exercised with gonoodle, relaxed with mindfulness colouring and choose healthy foods to cut and stick. We […]

Infants’ Progress Meetings: Sign- up here

Progress Meetings for Junior and Senior Infants are taking place on the week of the 29th January.  In order to make scheduling meetings easier for all, we are asking parents/guardians to sign up online for a time and date that suits. To schedule a meeting, please click on the link below to choose a time and date […]