1st Class Measuring Length

1st Class have been busy in class measuring the length and width of different places and objects. We made sure to estimate first and then we measured using cubes, lollipop sticks and 1 metre strips. We measured a lot of things – our books, our chairs, our desks, our water bottles, the length and width…

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Trip to Geological Survey of Ireland

4th class were recently invited to attend a Water Workshop in the Geological Survey of Ireland in Beggar’s Bush. We were very lucky as we had a lovely, fresh morning for our walk down. As we arrived we sat in a lecture theatre and we chatted about the water cycle and rainfall across Ireland. Surprisingly…

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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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Family Tree Personal Projects!

Yesterday 3rd Class presented our Family Tree Personal Projects! We have been working very hard on these projects all month and we are VERY proud of them! 3rd Class would also like to say a special thank you to our families for helping us with these projects. The project presentations were amazing to watch!

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Storyteller

3rd Class got to listen to three wonderful stories told by a traditional Irish Storyteller! Her name was Roisin and she was brilliant! One story was about the Fiana, one story was about a seal woman with a magic hat and the last one was about the Giants Causeway and a man who had a…

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Rocket Workshop!

As part of science week 3rd Class took part in a really cool rocket workshop with 4th Class. We listened to a presentation about rockets and space and then we worked together in groups to turn an old 2 litre bottle into a rocket! We decorated them with colourful paper, fins and lots of glitter!…

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The Sam Maguire Cup

Third class were delighted to welcome the Sam Maguire cup to our school! We got to meet two of the Dublin players James McCarthy and Eoghan O’Gara. We asked them some questions about the all Ireland final, their training and their junior clubs. Then we got our photos taken with the cup. It was a…

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