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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The Ark

On Thursday we went on our Christmas tour to the Ark. We caught a public bus to town. Then we walked through temple bar to the Ark. The Ark is a theatre and during the holidays they do workshops. We went to see “A Christmas Carol”. The coolest thing about it was that there were…

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Science Week 2016 in 4th Class

Here in 4th class, we celebrated science week with lots of different activities. One of our homework tasks was to pick an experiment to show to the class. There were so many experiments from exploding volcanoes to changing the colour of the flower’s petals! The message behind the task was to ensure we understood why…

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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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Space Week 2016

Last week was Space Week. All the classes learned loads about space. In Fourth Class, we learned lots about the British astronaut Tim Peake and his work on the International Space Station. Ms Cavanagh taught us a rhyme to help remember the order of the planets. It is My Very Eager Mother Just Said You’re…

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Haikus

  Here in 4th Class, we have been learning lots about Haikus. Haikus are a type of poetry that originated in Japan. They have 3 lines and must follow the syllable pattern of 5 – 7 – 5. Ms Cavanagh gave us 3 topics to choose from to write our Haiku about: 1: Schools in…

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From Caterpillars to Butterflies!

This year in 4th class, we did gardening with Fiona and Jenny. First of all we made grass caterpillars from tights and grass seed! This was great fun particularly when we got to add googly eyes, feathers and pipe cleaners. We got a pair of tights and cut them in half. We then got some…

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Baking fun!

  Over the past two weeks, 4th class have been learning LOTS about farms and food in the past. We now recognise the hard work that was involved in working on a farm in the past. Thankfully machinery has helped reduced the workload for farmers! We now know how the local town fair was so…

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