Ms Ailbhe Dunne - Sixth Class 2019/2020 Blog

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Structural drawings

Last week we were drawing structures seen in nature and in buildings. We were exploring structure in architecture. We began by sketching the school building, then buildings and structures around the school grounds. Here...

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Light: Rainbow Spinners

In science we have been learning about light. We know that white light is made up of seven colours, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. White light can be split into these...

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Back to school

For the past two weeks we have been learning about Surrealism and the work of painter Salvador Dalรญ and in particular one of his most famous paintings The Persistence of Memory. We created some...

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Christmas/Winter Narratives

We have been writing Christmas/winter themed narratives suitable for 2nd class. In pairs we wrote and illustrated our books. We were really excited when second class came into our room last Wednesday and we...

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Saint Nicholas ๐ŸŽ„

Last week on the 6th of December many people across the world celebrated the Feast of Saint Nicholas. Janet, our German intern, came into our class to make Santa boots with us like those...

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Christmas Lunch at Clontarf Castle ๐ŸŽ„

Last Monday we went to Clontarf Castle for lunch with Ms Casey’s sixth class. The castle was beautifully decorated for Christmas. ๐ŸŽ„ We ate our lunch while we chatted with our friends. We had...

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Sculptures

Here in sixth class we love getting creative and using our skills in art. Recently we have been learning about some of the work of Michelangelo. We took inspiration from Michelangelo and decided to...

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Dollymount Beach Clean Up

On the 24th of October our student council organised a beach clean up in Dollymount beach. Sixth and fifth classes all walked down to the beach and picked up all the litter and rubbish...

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Global warming

For the last two weeks in 6th class we have been researching and discussing the effects ‘Global Warming’ and the ‘Greenhouse Effect’ have on our planet. In our first experiment in Science we used...