Rocket Workshop 2017

2nd Class really enjoyed their rocket workshop. We got to watch some videos about the planets, the moon and what it is like for astronauts in space. In groups, we had to design our very own rocket. We went outside to launch our rockets. Our rockets went very high. It was really fun! Have a…

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Christmas trip to The Ark

For our Christmas trip, 1st and 2nd Class visited The Ark Theatre. We went to see the show ‘Tracks in the Snow’. The Henry sisters performed lots of songs about winter and Christmas. They used instruments and we got to join in with some actions. It was a very exciting day for everyone in 2nd…

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Art in 2nd Class

2nd Class have been very busy being artists! We created ‘Under the Sea’ pictures. First, we painted the background different shades of blue. Next, we used different fabrics to make the sea bed, coral, rocks and seaweed. We decided what sea creatures we wanted and cut them out using fabric. Finally, we signed our names…

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Science Week

For Science Week this year, 2nd Class did lots of experiments in class. We really enjoyed trying to get a balloon to stick to our hair! Check out our pictures below!

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Swimming at Marian College

For the last ten weeks, 1st Class have been going to swimming lessons in Marian College every Tuesday. We have really loved going swimming. We were divided up into three groups and we had our own section in the pool. We had three lovely teachers. We had the opportunity to practice the front crawl, the…

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Artzone in 1st Class

Artzone has visited 1st Class for the last few weeks. We have been working on weaving to make summer gardens. First, we had to design the garden that we wanted. Next, we had to weave the grass and the sky using green and blue fabric. This was a little tricky but we soon got the…

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St Matthew’s Colours Cup in 1st Class

On Friday, 1st Class joined the rest of the school at Irishtown Stadium for the first St. Matthew’s Colours Cup. The day started with a visit from the Irish Women’s Rugby World Cup. This was very exciting as some member from the Irish Women’s Rugby team came and answered some of the questions we had….

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Incredible Edibles in 1st Class

1st Class have been taking part in the Incredible Edibles programme. We have been learning about healthy eating and the food pyramid. We know that it is very important to eat lots of fruit and vegetables and not too many sweets! As part of the programme, we planted carrots, potatoes, turnips, chives and lettuce. We are waiting…

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The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig

Before Easter, 1st Class did a play ‘The Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig’. In our play there were three little wolves who were trying to escape the big, bad pig. The little wolves were very clever and got free many times. At the end of the play, the big, bad pig changed his ways…

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