Author: Ciara Barrett

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Happy New Year!

We’ve had a fantastic start to the new year here in first class.  The children linked up with their reading buddies from Ms Casey’s sixth class which we will do every week over this...

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Happy Christmas!

First class were delighted to meet their reading buddies in Ms Casey’s sixth class.  They showed them their wonderful Christmas books which they wrote themselves and we are looking forward to meeting them each...

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Glamorous Grandparents!

In first class we had a wonderful time on Friday with 26 amazing Grandparents and Grand Aunts visiting us in class.  We had a fun filled morning including playing Gaeilge Bingó, listening to wonderful...

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Snow way!

In art we have been using different materials to make snowmen and ‘3D stonemen’! The children really enjoyed composing music to time. They worked in teams using a range of instruments and took on...

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Ted Talk!

This week we learned about the history of the Teddy Bear!  The children brought in their own teddies from home and presented their profile to the class. We have been learning about money in...

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Sciencetastic!

There was lots of activity in Greenlanes for Science Week. Our topic this term is forces and Marie our German Intern set up five different stations for the children to investigate friction, magnets, gravity,...

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5-Alive-O!

There was great excitement in school this week and we were delighted to welcome Jack McCaffrey to Greenlanes.  He brought the Sam Maguire with him after Dublin’s historic 5 in a row.  Some of...

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Spooktacular 1st Class!

The class made lovely artwork for Halloween.  We studied the modern artist Thaneeya McArdle and recreated her Sugar Skulls.  The children had great fun painting colourful witches and using their handprints to make spiders.  ...

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Maths Mayhem!

There was lots of activity in 1st class for Maths Week. Maths Stations: The children had great fun completing stations covering a range of maths topics. Can you ‘conker the chestnuts’? Arnie had a...