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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A Christmas Carol

On Thursday 15th December 3rd and 4th class got on the Number 1 bus. We went to the Ark in Temple Bar to see Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. It was a brilliant show with only two actors. They were very good and used different hats and scarves to change parts. After the show we…

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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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Sports Day!

Even though it rained and rained and we couldn’t go over to Irishtown Stadium we still had a super fun sports day in the school yard!  We did 3 events, long jump, shot putt and races and there were gold, silver and bronze medals given in each event for the boys and the girls.  We…

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Making Rocky Road

We were learning all about weight in 3rd class and we decided to make Rocky Road so that we would have lots of practice weighing out all the different ingredients.  We wrote out the recipe and used different types of weighing scales to measure out what we needed to add to the mixture. Our favourite…

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