World Book Day 2017 in 6th Class

6th Class celebrated World Book Day 2017 on Thursday 2nd March. We took photos of ourselves reading at home, in our favourite places to read! We did buddy reading with 2nd class where we told them about our favourite books when we were younger and they shared theirs. We also shared our current favourite books…

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RDS Primary Science Fair

Sixth Class had a great day out exhibiting their science project at the RDS Primary Science Fair on the 13th of January. The class took turns to explain the project to visitors to our stall and everyone also had an opportunity to explore what the fair had to offer! Everyone really enjoyed their day out….

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RDS Primary Science 2017

6th Class are busy working on their entry for the RDS 2017 Primary Science Fair. We are exploring the question of: ‘Does the colour of food or drinks affect how appealing they are?’ We have been conducting surveys and carrying out experiments on participants around the school. We will then analyse our data and prepare…

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Basketball Tournament 2016

6th Class entered a girls team and boys team into the Dublin Primary Schools Mini Basketball tournament. We did really well in our matches and traveled to the National Basket Ball Arena in  Tallaght on Thursday 8th of December for the finals. Both teams played fantastic matches, securing two wins and bringing home two plaques!…

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The Match Girl’s Christmas

Rehearsals and preparations are under way for 6th Class’s Christmas production of the Little Match Girl! The story is based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson.  Old Tom tells the local children this sad story of a poor girl desperate to sell match sticks at Christmas Time in Sandymount. Meanwhile the town’s nativity play…

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I am…

6th Class enjoyed an afternoon last week of sharing compliments and positive messages around the class. While listening to cheery Christmas songs, we wrote kind compliments to each other. This was a really lovely activity to do and to read about afterwards. A lovely way to end the first term of 6th Class! 

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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┬ámany that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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Lines and Angles

6th Class started learning about lines and angles this week. We did some investigation to see what angles we could find in our names using a protractor to measure! Many alphabet letters contained right angles, others had no angles (just curves) while some contained a range of acute and obtuse angles.

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Staying Safe Online

6th class had a visit last week from webwise.ie. We learnt a lot about using the internet safely. Some of the best tips that 6th class came across were Make sure to keep your settings private! Don’t accept requests from people you don’t know! Don’t include personal details! Only share passwords with your mums and…

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