Junior Entrepreneur Programme

In 5th class we have begun to sell our pencil cases that we designed. They are still for sale and we hope that if you have not bought you  can get one after Easter to ensure there will be no one disappointed. A pencil case on it;s own costs €12 and with stationary €14. There…

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Novels in 5th Class

Novels This year 5th class have been working on novels. We were split into three groups each group reading a book from the Narnia series, ‘The Last Battle’, ‘The Horse and his Boy’ and ‘The Voyage of the Dawn Treader’. They were all great books. After each chapter we had to write a chapter summary…

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JEP and Fifth Class

JEP Since midterm 5th class have been very busy with their junior entrepreneur project. We have found out what an entrepreneur is. An entrepreneur is a person who either stats their own business or makes their own project and sells it. 5th class have been coming up with ideas and have chosen 5 that they…

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Local Project

Over the past while we have been doing a project on our local area. We have been learning about all sorts of things in the local area and we were ever lucky enough to have Kurt Kulllmann a local historian come and visit our class. Today our project was published!  Please have a look:  …

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Visit to the Old School hall

The Old School House for Girls On the 24th of October 5th class went to the Gospel Hall which used to be the ‘Old Girls School’. A woman called Grainne came in before hand and talked to us and we showed her some old roll books of St. Matthews. Then we went to the Gospel…

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Colours Cup

Colours cup was really fun, we had teams and made cool posters. The raffle was  really neat, unfortunately no one in our class won anything! All the races were really fun, especially the hula hula sprint. My favourite thing that happened was getting ice-cream. By Bella Delaney

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Rube Goldberg Machines

3rd class have been making complex machines to do simple tasks a.k.a. Rube Goldberg Machines. I was working with Luí, Anna, Ava, Jessica and Rian. We made our machine to roll a marble down a tinfoil track into another marble that then knocked into some dominoes. The dominoes made a line on our table and…

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Engineering Talk

We were very lucky to have Alan from ARUP come in to speak to us this term. He asked us and answered lots of our questions about engineering. He told us about the project he was working on, a new Air Traffic Control Tower for Dublin Airport. He explained some of the different types of…

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