Lullymore

We went to Lullymore on our school trip with 1st Class.  It was really fun.  We went on a double decker bus.  There was an outdoor and indoor playground.  We got to see lots of animals, including goats, sheep, alpacas and miniature ponies and horses.  We also got to see a fairy town.  We went…

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China

We have been learning about China.  We worked in groups and made a poster about China.  We learnt that the capital of China is Beijing, we can also say hello in Chinese: Nǐ Hǎo. We found out about the Great Wall of China. We also made Chinese lanterns for the Chinese New Year.  We drew pictures of…

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Maths About Me

We have been looking at numbers that are important to us and we did an activity to measure different parts of our body.  We talked about centimetres and metres.  There are 100cm in 1m.  We looked at different ways of measuring, using a ruler, a metre stick or using a measuring tape.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl an seachtain seo caite. Bhí an spórt againn. Bhí a lán gníomhaíochtaí ar siúl mar shampla bhí céilí agus tráth na gceist sa halla agus bhí cluichí Gaeilge ar siúl sa rang. D’eagraigh rang a sé an siopa milseán. Dé hAoine bhí tionól speisialta ar maidin. Chan gach rang…

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Irish Legends

We have been learning about Irish Legends.  These are some of the responses we made to some of our favourite myths and legends. Some of our class also dressed up as different characters from some of the legends.   We then acted out some of the main scenes from some of the Irish legends.  

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Space

We have been learning all about Space. We made aliens out of clay, we learnt how to make scores in the clay and use a slip to help join pieces of clay. We researched about space, we learnt to determine importance by summing up the most important piece of information in ten words or less….

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The Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme

As part of the 1916 celebrations we were delighted to welcome Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne to St. Matthew’s for the presentation of the Irish flag and proclamation. Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne gave a very informative talk about life in the army, and their many peace keeping missions….

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