Our School, Aistear

We have been learning about our school. We walked around our school and met some of the people working in our school. We met a secretary, a caretaker and cleaners. We learned the name of our school, Newbridge Educate Together. We are learning about materials in our classroom such as metal, plastic, wood, glass and […]

Number stories and number sentences

This week in Senior Infants we have been learning about number stories. For example, 3 bears went to the playground and 4 more joined them, how many altogether.  We have been making number sentences with numicon shapes as well as addding, minus and equal symbols. We drew pictures to show our number stories and wrote […]

Autumn in Senior Infants

We are enjoying learning about autumn in Senior Infants. We are planting acorns and conkers, we are writing autumn words to match our pictures, we are sorting leaves and making leaf rubbings and we are making a crepe paper autumn tree. We’re also learning a lovely autumn poem with rhyming words. ‘Swirling, twirling, autumn leaves’.

Autumn Walk on the Curragh

    The two Senior Infant classes enjoyed a walk to the Curragh last Thursday as part of Aistear, learning about autumn and trees. We brought our leaf identifiers and found a sycamore, a hawthorn, an oak, a chestnut and a beech tree. The children enjoyed collecting leaves, fruit and berries from the area.

Autumn in Senior Infants

The children in Trish and Natalies’s Senior infants have had fun learning about what animals do during autumn. We are looking t fallen leaves and identifying what tree they come from. We found out badgers live in setts and are making our own from our designs. We are learning that nocturnal animals such as foxes […]

My Family

This week in Trish and Natalie’s Senior Infants we are learning all about family through Aistear. We are mixing colours to paint our family tree. We are really enjoying the role play area. We’re making a timeline from being a baby to growing up and we’re using our maths to show who lives in our […]

Car Park Safety SI

Last week in Senior Infants we learned about road safety and how to keep ourselves safe in the school car park. We learned to always use the footpath, only cross at the zebra crossing and never ever cross behind a moving car. We sang the safe cross code song and dance, which you can try […]

We made clay pigs!

We were learning about farming in Aistear and made piglets, boars and sows. Do you know which is which?     We were learning about water safety and capacity in Aistear. Some of the most important rules are to always swim with an adult and to never go into water without knowing how deep it […]

Teddy Bear Picnic, Senior Infants

School Tour Senior Infants

We has great fun at Karibu Farm for our school tour. We went on a tractor ride and go carts. We played in the playground and fed the animals. It was a super day full of fun!      

Healthy Eating

We have been learning about the food pyramid and different food groups. As part of Aistear we tasted food from the fruit and vegetable group. We had blind folds on so we had to guess what we were eating with our other senses; smell, touch and taste. Everybody tried everything which was great! We also […]

Weight

We enjoyed learning about weight in Senior Infants this week. We had to estimate how many cubes would be the same weight as objects and some of the results were very surprising! Have a look at our photos.

Money in Senior Infants

We have been learning about money in Senior Infants. We’ve been using 1 cent, 2 cent, 5 cent and 10 cent to make different amounts of money. We went shopping in our ‘siopa bréagán’ and wrote shopping lists. Have a look at what we were up to.  

Seactain na Gaeilge Rang Trish

Aistear and Spring

We made beautiful fabric pictures for spring. We planted cress seeds and watched them sprout. We know plants need light, air, water, warmth and soil.