Senior Infants News

This week in senior infants, the class completed their Autumn aistear stations. Everyone took home their conker and have the job of minding the conker by helping it to grown by giving it water and sunshine. We learnt two Autumn songs: “Autumn Leaves” and “Acorn Tree”. We are almost halfway through the class novel; ‘The […]

Numicon in Senior Infants

We have been learning that the equal sign means ‘the same as’. Using numicon and counters we were making groups of items that were equal to each other. Now we’re using an adding sign to show that when you add two numbers together it is the same as the answer on the other side of […]

Numicon

We have been learning that the equal sign means ‘the same as’. Using numicon and counters we were making groups of items that were equal to each other. Now we’re using an adding sign to show that when you add two numbers together it is the same as the answer on the other said eof […]

Autumn is here!

This week in senior infants we are learning all about Autumn. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year with the vast amount of colour that is around us. In senior infants we started out the week with a lovely Autumn nature walk and we worked in pairs to find and collect some items from […]

All about autumn

We’ve had a great week learning about autumn. We went on a school walkabout and looked at the changing colours of the leaves. In Aistear we’re sorting oak, chestnut, sycamore and beech leaves into their groups. If you find any over the weekend you can bring them in. We’re writing autumn words to match pictures […]

Patterns in Senior Infants

This week senior infants finished their aistear stations for ‘Our School’ and spoke more about class and school rules and why it is important to have rules in place. In Maths, the boys and girls are learning about patterns. Patterns are all around us. They can be found on lots of fabrics such as clothes, […]

Power Hour Senior Infants

This week in Senior Infants we began Power Hour, a literacy program. The children move from station to station practising a variety of skills in relation to oral language, rhyming, spelling, phonics games, including  iPad activities and reading a new and familiar book everyday. It is such a great opportunity for the class to make […]

Senior Infants: Our School

Another busy week for senior infants. We made a visit to the foyer to meet a special visitor ‘Jack’ the greyhound. The countdown is on for our school fundraiser: Family Fun Race Night at the Newbridge Greyhound Stadium. The fundraiser takes place on Friday the 13th of October. There will be an art competition on […]

Our School, Aistear

                This week the theme in Aistear is ‘Our School’. The children are getting to know the school layout as well as meeting staff at work in the school. In Aistear they’re using what they learned to work in groups.     The children have been investigating what […]

So far in Sinéad’s Senior Infants

  How quickly the first few weeks have gone by! Senior infants are really into the swing of things again and revising all their sounds and blending sounds together as they prepare for reading later this year. Senior infants have also finished their first Aistear theme; ” Myself and my Family”. The boys and girls […]

Final week in Senior Infants

  I cannot believe the year is almost over and that i am writing my final class blog! What a year it has been. It was active week this week and senior infants enjoyed the variety of activities carried out all week. Activities such as penalty shootout, skip-a-ton, long distance running and Drop Everything and […]

Sinéad’s Senior Infants at Stonebrook Farm

Senior infants were super excited the week of the school tour. We counted down the days in our classroom calendar. In Aistear we were learning all about the farm so we were very prepared for the trip! The day finally arrived and everyone was ready for the big day out. Off we went to Stonebrook […]

Farming fun!

Senior infants got stuck into farming this week as we carried out some really fun activities in the classroom. We made some lovely chicks and used straw to make cozy beds. We also sowed seeds on a farming worksheet and made some great patterns with the seeds. In the play station, the students got stuck […]

Spraoí agus Spórt in Senior Infants

Another busy week for senior infants which included a fantastic sports day on Wednesday. We were so lucky with the weather and all the boys and girls truly enjoyed the day from competing in relays, bean bag throwing, bouncy castle fun and of course, the ice cream!!! A huge thank you to all the parents, […]

Senior Infants Assembly

Well done to the two Senior Infant classes who took part in a great assembly. We shared what we have been learning about food groups, healthy eating and exercise. The two classes performed a song with actions called ‘Food Groups are Rockin’ Tonight and then got the audience up exercising by playing Simon Says. Have […]