World Book Day in 1st Class

After postponing World Book Day due to the snow, we celebrated it recently instead. Everyone in 1st Class brought in their favourite book from home to show each other. We then redesigned the book covers for our favourite books. We also took DEAR time outside!

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1st Class: Incredible Edibles Project

1st Class are participating in the Incredible Edibles Project. This project involves us growing our own food. We planted a variety of incredible edibles including potatoes, carrots, strawberries and turnips which are growing in our classroom! We have learnt about some different vegetables in class. We talked about what it is like to visit the…

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1st Class Science

This week 1st class did some investigating into which materials are good at soaking up (absorbing) water. We had 5 materials to investigate – paper towels, toilet paper, A4 white paper, material from a pillow case and felt. We predicted first, then we tested and finally we recorded our results. We decided that A4 paper…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge – Rang a hAon

1st Class had a fantastic week celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge. On Monday we had an art competition. On Tuesday we played lots of games through Irish in class. On Wednesday we got to watch a TG4 cartoon – through Gaeilge! On Thursday we participated in a treasure hunt and on Friday we got sweets from…

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1st Class Assembly

1st Class hosted a fantastic assembly about Penney the Penguin and her mission to stop the ice-bergs from melting! 1st Class had been learning about Tom Crean and the Polar Regions in class so it was great to act as different polar animals in our play. We also got to learn about global warming as…

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1st Class have started swimming!

1st Class have started swimming lessons in Marion College every Tuesday. This has been very exciting! We have a snack before we leave, then we walk down in pairs. 1st Class have been learning a lot about pool safety and trying new swimming strokes in their lessons. We can’t wait to get started again after…

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Pancake Party – 1st Class

1st Class has a wonderful time eating lots of pancakes yesterday! They covered them with all sorts of delicious syrups, sauces and sprinkles! Thank you to all the parents and volunteers who made them and served them!    

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