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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Tricks 4 Sticks

Tricks 4 Sticks is a great thing to do, even for people who haven’t played much hockey before. The coaches are really nice and it’s a fantastic thing to have in school.  At the start of each session we did games to warm up. The games were Octopus, Chain Tag, Flush the Toilet and lots of…

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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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4th Class World Book Day!

Last Thursday 3rd March 2016, we celebrated World Book Day! We did lots of fun book related school work including the following favourites: 1)Mystery Book Activity and 2) Extreme Reading Mystery Book Activity by Amelia Flanagan We did a mystery book activity for our homework on world book day. We had to wrap a book…

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Peace Proms 2016

On Sunday night, 7th February, 4th class along with Ms Cavanagh and Mrs Griffin performed in the RDS for the 2016 Peace Proms. At the Peace proms we, along with 2000 other children sang as part of a choir to the Cross Border Orchestra under the control of conductor Greg Beardsell. We all agree it…

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