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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Handwashing Experiment in 1st Class

1st Class did an experiment to see how much dirt and germs are on our hands. We took one piece of white bread which we passed around.  Everyone had a chance to touch it to spread their germs onto it. We put this bread into a ziplock bag. Then Miss Dunne took another piece that…

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Science Week in 1st Class

1st Class enjoyed science week by participating in lots of different experiments. We investigated static electricitiy with balloons – making our hair stand up and even managing to pick up pieces of tissue with a balloon! We managed to blow up a balloon without blowing air into it with our hands and mouths. Instead we…

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1st Class – Data

1st Class looked at data in Maths. We looked at different ways of recording data such as tallying and sorting pictures into graphs. We then created a human graph to show our favourite colours and then our favourite foods. We had to sit in lines next to our choice. Ms Dunne took a picture and…

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