World Book Day

On World Book Day we each brought in our favourite book from home. It was very hard to choose! We did Circle Time and got a chance to tell our friends about the special book that we had brought in. Then we designed new covers for our books. It was so much fun!

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Reading Buddies

Junior Infants and 3rd Class have become Reading Buddies this term! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3rd Class come down to our classroom and we pair up with our buddies. We read our readers, talk about the pictures and our favourite parts of the books. It is so much fun and we love when 3rd Class…

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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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The Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme

As part of the 1916 celebrations we were delighted to welcome Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne to St. Matthew’s for the presentation of the Irish flag and proclamation. Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne gave a very informative talk about life in the army, and their many peace keeping missions….

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Maths Trail – Junior Infants & Fifth Class

As part of Maths Week, Junior Infants undertook a Maths Trail with wonderful help from Fifth Class and Ms McConnell! Each child from Junior Infants was partnered with a Fifth Class helper. We looked for one tree, two stones, three twigs, four leaves and five pieces of bark. We made a triangle out of twigs,…

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Miss Scannell

We have had so much fun with Miss Scannell over the past three weeks in Junior Infants! We have planted cress seeds, learned all about the zoo, read ‘Elmer the Elephant’, ‘The Tiger who came to Tea’ and ‘Rumble in the Jungle’. We met Miss Scannell’s teddy bear called Liam who only understands Gaeilge! In…

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Engineering Workshop

Engineering Workshop An interactive engineering workshop took place last Friday morning. Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First class really enjoyed the experience. The children completed a variety of experiments based on wind, water and heat energy. The children were told about a product design competition during the w orkshop. Everybody left the workshop with a…

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Aistear – Term 2

Junior Infants have been learning about the bakery in Aistear! We have been painting pictures of our bakery at the Art Station, cooking lots of delicious things and serving them up to customers in the Home Corner, building a bakery at the Construction Station, making cakes and cupcakes at the Play Dough Station, writing recipes…

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