Science Fest with 1st Class

On Wednesday 1st Class were invited to Science Fest in the school hall. There were five stations set up with loads of science experiments for us to look at and try. We got to learn about rock and soil, forces, germs and bacteria and the 6th Class RDS Primary Science Fair experiment. 1st Class would…

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Thank you Uxue

For the past two months we have been very lucky to have our classroom assistant Uxue with us. Uxue came to stay with us from the Bask Country and we have loved having her in our classroom. She has been a great help to us in 1st Class and we did lots of fun activites with Uxue. Unfortunately…

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The Sam Maguire Cup in 1st Class

1st Class were very lucky to have the Sam Maguire Cup visit us this week. We got to ask lots of questions about GAA and we learned lots of facts about The Sam Maguire Cup. We even got to measure the cup to find out the width and height of it!! We would like to…

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Team Hope Shoe Boxes

  On Monday 14th November, James and Janet from Team Hope returned to collect the shoe boxes we had collected in St. Matthews. They were very impressed and went to each class to thank them for their generosity. Altogether we collect 119 shoe boxes; so many that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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Science Week 2016

1st Class have been very busy learning lots of science this week. We did a ‘Dancing Raisin’ Experiment. We filled one glass with water and one glass with 7-up. Before we put in the raisins, we predicted what we thought might happen. We added the raisins into the glass with water – nothing happened!! When we…

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Roald Dahl Dress Up Day

Before  Halloween mid-term, we had our annual dress up parade. The theme of the parade was Roald Dahl. In class we looked at lots of different novels written by Roald Dalh to get some inspiration. 1st Class put in a massive effort and created some amazing costumes. Check them out below!

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3, 2, 1, Blast-off with 1st Class

1st Class really enjoyed taking part in a rocket workshop this week. First, we got to see what it would be like to be in a space rocket. We saw what Ireland looked like from space and got to look at pictures of the inside of a rocket. Next, we had to design our own…

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Space Week in 1st Class

1st Class have been very busy learning about Mars during Space Week. We got to learn lots of facts about Mars and saw some pictures of what Mars looks like. During the week, we made Martians that could live on Mars. Our Martians were very colourful and had lots of arms, eyes and antennas!  …

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Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park

First Class had an amazing time on their school tour this year. The children participated in a lot of fun activities including a forest walk and a train ride. The baby animals on the farm were adorable. The outdoor and indoor playground areas were terrific. A great day was had by all!

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Sports Day 2016

First Class really enjoyed Sports Day last Friday. We participated in running, jumping and throwing activities. We also ate delicious ice-cream. Everybody in First Class got a cool Sports Day badge. It was a really fun day!

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