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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Floating and Sinking

1st Class have been very busy doing experiments based on floating and sinking. First, we predicted if we thought the objects would float or sink when we put them into water. Next, we worked together in groups and tested all the objects. We recorded our results and checked them with each other. We had great…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Last week, 1st Class took part in Seachtain na Gaeilge. Throughout the week, we tried very hard to use as much Gaeilge as we could. On Monday we learned céilí dancing in the hall. This was great fun! We looked at lots of things associated with Ireland and created a picture based on Ireland. On…

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Childvision Trip

1st Class visited Childvision in Drumcondra on the 14th February. When we arrived we were given name tags which had our names written on them in Braille. We played a few games to see what it would be like to do things without our sight. We had to wear blindfolds and try to complete the…

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PJ Day

1st Class were very excited for PJ Day. Last Friday, we got to wear our pyjamas to school and bring our teddies into school for the whole day! 5th Class organised hot chocolate and baked goods in the hall. We were able to relax on beanbags and watch a movie while we enjoyed our yummy…

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Music with Catherine

1st Class are very excited to welcome Catherine back to teach us music. We have been working on a classical piece of music by Smetana. This music is about the journey the River Moldau makes through the Czech Republic. 1st Class became the composers and added our own musical instruments to accompany the music.   …

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Solar System Papier Mâché

1st Class are learning lots about the Solar System and Space. In art, we are making a papier mâché solar system. We have started adding lots of newspaper and glue to our ‘planets’. This is lots of fun but very messy! This project will take us a few weeks to complete – check back in…

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Co-operative Games

At the moment, 1st Class are trying really hard to work together as a team. This week we went into the hall to play games where we needed to work together. In one game we had to make a word using our bodies. Can you figure out the words that we made?

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