Santry 2017

Santry was a great success this year! Everyone did really well and tried their best. We won 26 medals and a cup! We had trials for the team and then four training sessions. On Monday we had Field Events and on Tuesday we had Track Events. Overall we had a great time! Thank you to…

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Engineering Talk

We were very lucky to have Alan from ARUP come in to speak to us this term. He asked us and answered lots of our questions about engineering. He told us about the project he was working on, a new Air Traffic Control Tower for Dublin Airport. He explained some of the different types of…

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Clay Tiles

We’ve spent a number of weeks experimenting with clay in 3rd class. We began by getting use to the material we were going to work with, making silly faces and shapes. Next we practiced  some of our skills in a range of different activities and finally we created and painted clay tiles! Have a look…

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Spelling Bee

A few weeks ago 3rd and 4th class came together to take part in the Easons Spelling Bee 2017. Both classes spelled words from the 2017 word list. After an enjoyable afternoon, Ruby in 3rd class won in the 3rd and 4th class age group. Well done Ruby!

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10@10

Last Friday, 3rd and 4th class came together in the hall to do their 10@10. 10 @10 is where children are active for 10 minutes at 10 o’clock. The children were put through their paces performing lunges, squats, jumping jacks and many other fun exercises. It was a great break away from the classroom and…

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Lego Education – making Milo

Before Mid-term in 3rd Class we got to use the new Lego Education sets. The sets work alongside an app and you can build a number of different machines or robots that you can then control from the app. We had lots of fun! The app gives you the instructions for the project and when…

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Saying Goodbye to Hailee

Over the past few months we have had Hailee Gepfert helping us in class. We really enjoyed having Hailee work with us. She had her last day on Wednesday 15th December. We were sad to say goodbye but we know that her students in America are lucky to have her. We wish her every success…

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School Swimming

In school swimming we walk down to Marian swimming pool in pairs. Then we get changed and go into the pool. We usually have some play time first and then do some actual swimming. In our last class this year we got to do relays with floats which was very fun. Our play time is…

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3rd Class Maths – Patterns

We’ve spent the last two weeks looking at pattern in Maths. We made lots of different patterns with a selection of materials including money, toy animals, counting bears, cubes, and number. Each time we created a pattern we made a rule and followed it to create the pattern, for example we based some patterns on…

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