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  • Maths Week Treasure Hunt

    Maths Week Treasure Hunt

    Ms Niamh Cole - Second Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 16, 2019 by Niamh Cole

    This week is maths week and to celebrate, we went on a maths treasure hunt. We worked in pairs to solve various maths problems consisting of the different topics we have been learning since September. Ms. Cole hid a box of letters somewhere in the school which we had to crack the code to find. This ...more

  • October Fun!

    October Fun!

    Mr David O'Sullivan - Third Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 16, 2019 by admin

    Welcome to Third Class! This year we have been very busy doing loads of fun activities and projects. In Science we have looked at the skeleton and all the organs. One of the girls brought in a life sized skeleton who we have nicknamed "Frank" and who has helped us locate all the bones in ...more

  • October Fun!

    October Fun!

    Mr David O'Sullivan - Fourth Class 2017-2018 - Published on October 16, 2019 by David O'Sullivan

    Welcome to Third Class! This year we have been very busy doing loads of fun activities and projects. In Science we have looked at the skeleton and all the organs. One of the girls brought in a life sized skeleton who we have nicknamed "Frank" and who has helped us locate all the bones in ...more

  • Wellness Week

    Wellness Week

    Ms Laura Smyth - Fourth Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 15, 2019 by Laura Smyth

    From the 7th to the 11th of October we did a walk around the block of school with a partner of your choice. You have to try smiling and laughing until your brain explodes again with work. If you manage that you will become a great friend. The class mates were allowed talk to anyone. ...more

  • Still life

    Still life

    Ms Ailbhe Dunne - Sixth Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 13, 2019 by Ailbhe Dunne

    Last week in art we focused on still life drawing. We had two tables set up in our classroom with some still life objects in the centre of each. Both tables were drawing still life objects; one with paint and the other using charcoal. We had lots of ...more

  • Don't Worry, Be Happy!

    Don't Worry, Be Happy!

    Mrs Ciara Barrett - First Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 12, 2019 by Ciara Barrett

    As part of Mental Health Week we explored the importance of mental health in our lives and applied our class motto, ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’.  The children designed super posters to express their ideas. In Science we have been studying the five senses and our German Intern Marie delivered an interactive lesson investigating our range ...more

  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Mental Health Awareness Week

    Ms Laura Seale - Fourth Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 11, 2019 by Laura Seale

    We did various activities this week promoting positive mental health. Firstly we discussed what mental health is. We then did the following activities: 1.Walk a Mile with a Smile Every day we went for a walk outside the school before big break! We really enjoyed this 🙂 We changed our partner every day so that we had ...more

  • Orienteering

    Orienteering

    Ms Denise Casey - Sixth Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 10, 2019 by Denise Casey

    This week, 6th class took part in an orienteering event at St. Anne's Park. It was a timed event where the children had to locate checkpoints and get to the finish line. They used a map as a guide and tagged their SI number at each checkpoint. Most of the children completed all the checkpoints ...more

  • We are all unique

    We are all unique

    Ms Wendy Walker - Third Class 2019/2020 - Published on October 9, 2019 by Wendy Walker

    Over the last few weeks in SPHE we have been learning about how special and unique we all are. This week we read a poem called' The Crayon Box That Talked' by Shane DeRolf. This poem is about a box of crayons that don't get along. When the writer hears them he decides to buy the box ...more