The Sun, Planets and Moon!

This week in junior infants we were learning the sound ‘ck’ and thinking of loads of words that begin with c and k. In Aistear we had loads of fun learning about Space. We read stories by Oliver Jeffers and made puppets of the alien, astronaut, boy and rocket ship. We made space pictures and […]

Houses and Homes

This week in Senior Infants we are learning about houses and homes. We are learning the characteristics of 2d shapes and identifying them in the environment. We are making maps about what we pass on our way to school and An Post is the theme in the role play area where we are sorting the […]

Numicon fun in First Class!

We have had so much fun working with our Numicon equipment this week. Dan and Mary also help us while we work at our stations. Take a look at the pictures below!

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 […]

Halloween fun in Senior Infants!

This week was another busy week. We finished off our aistear theme on ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and we also learnt about Oiche Shamhna. We looked at songs including “Púca, Púca” and “Oiche Shamhna” and we finished our week with a Gaeilge Halloween party. We learnt about some Halloween traditional snacks such as Bairín breac, úlla, milseáin […]

Happy Halloween from Ruth’s 5th class

As a treat for working so diligently this week the children were treated to a little party this afternoon. There were fun halloween games set up at 5 stations and many healthy and sugary treats on offer also. We all thouroughly enjoyed the day and dressing up in our Halloween costumes! Also, a big farewell […]

Halloween Fun in Second Class

This week we learnt all about the history of Halloween. In English everyone wrote their own poem about a haunted house. In art we made Frankenstein heads. In SPHE we discussed fire safety. Everyone made a great effort in dressing up today and we played musical monsters at the end of the day. Have a […]

Dress up in Junior infants

This week Junior infants had loads of fun talking about Halloween. We loved singing amhráin Oíche Shamhna, painting pumpkins and dressing up. We had a party on Friday in David’s room to celebrate all the hard work we have done since September. For our party we drank witches juice in cups we designed ourselves. We […]

Dress Up Day in Senior Infants

We had great fun here on our last day before midterm. We dressed up and played games, our faces got covered in flour! We tasted cnónna, úlla, bairín breac and milseáin. We  

Nocturnal Animals

The children had a fantastic time learning about nocturnal animals in Ireland. They enjoyed acting in the role play area as hedgehogs curling up into balls when the owls swooped down and foxes sleeping in a den. They made badger setts for the clans and built tunnels to connect the setts as well as performing […]

Dress up day in First Class!

We had a dress up day on Friday! Take a look at the photos below! We had witches, super heroes, princesses, vampires and lots more! Everyone looked great!

Maths Trail in Ruth’s 5th

We marked Maths Week on the calendar this week by taking part in some fun mathematical activities.  On Thursday we took part in a maths trail in the halla. We partnered up with Sacra’s 1st class to show them how to carry out the activities at each station. Our class really enjoyed setting up the […]

Senior Infants News

Maths week this week and senior infants looked at shape, data and measure for the three days. We went to the halla on Thursday to work at stations. Michael’s 4th class worked with the boys and girls to teach them about different ways of measuring: liquid, length and weight. We had a lot of fun […]

Chalk and Charcoal Skeletons

This week in second class, we looked at how to draw skeletons. We used charcoal and chalk to create them on black and white paper. We think they turned out really well! We are looking forward to our Halloween fancy dress party next week in aid of Trick or Treat for Temple Street. Get thinking […]

Fun investigating magnets

Storm Ophelia meant that this week was a bit shorter than expected for Junior Infants but it didn’t mean it was any less fun!  We talked for a long time about our different experiences of the storm and our unexpected days at home. Some children talked about plant pots and trees falling over while other […]