Science Week 2016 in 4th Class

Here in 4th class, we celebrated science week with lots of different activities. One of our homework tasks was to pick an experiment to show to the class. There were so many experiments from exploding volcanoes to changing the colour of the flower’s petals! The message behind the task was to ensure we understood why…

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Space Week 2016

Last week was Space Week. All the classes learned loads about space. In Fourth Class, we learned lots about the British astronaut Tim Peake and his work on the International Space Station. Ms Cavanagh taught us a rhyme to help remember the order of the planets. It is My Very Eager Mother Just Said You’re…

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Haikus

  Here in 4th Class, we have been learning lots about Haikus. Haikus are a type of poetry that originated in Japan. They have 3 lines and must follow the syllable pattern of 5 – 7 – 5. Ms Cavanagh gave us 3 topics to choose from to write our Haiku about: 1: Schools in…

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From Caterpillars to Butterflies!

This year in 4th class, we did gardening with Fiona and Jenny. First of all we made grass caterpillars from tights and grass seed! This was great fun particularly when we got to add googly eyes, feathers and pipe cleaners. We got a pair of tights and cut them in half. We then got some…

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Baking fun!

  Over the past two weeks, 4th class have been learning LOTS about farms and food in the past. We now recognise the hard work that was involved in working on a farm in the past. Thankfully machinery has helped reduced the workload for farmers! We now know how the local town fair was so…

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4th Class World Book Day!

Last Thursday 3rd March 2016, we celebrated World Book Day! We did lots of fun book related school work including the following favourites: 1)Mystery Book Activity and 2) Extreme Reading Mystery Book Activity by Amelia Flanagan We did a mystery book activity for our homework on world book day. We had to wrap a book…

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Peace Proms 2016

On Sunday night, 7th February, 4th class along with Ms Cavanagh and Mrs Griffin performed in the RDS for the 2016 Peace Proms. At the Peace proms we, along with 2000 other children sang as part of a choir to the Cross Border Orchestra under the control of conductor Greg Beardsell. We all agree it…

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Christmas Crazy!

Over the past while, 4th class have been working very hard on lots of Christmas themed work. We have completed so much impressive work, we thought we’d like to tell you all about it!   Yesterday, we wrote a letter of complaint from an elf to Santa. We came up with lots of reasons why…

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4th Class Local Project

Since the beginning of November, 4th class have been busy working on a local project! Each group has been given a topic about the local area to research and become experts on: Hip Historians: History of St Matthew’s Church and Boland’s Mill Hungry Historians: Old Bath Avenue Tramline and Martello Tower. Sparkling Scientists: Poolbeg Towers…

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