Seachtain na Gaeilge

The whole school was speaking Irish and taking part in loads of fun activities during Seachtain na Gaeilge. There was a ceili, a table quiz, and an art competition. Other classes had activities like a treasure hunt, watching cartoons and singing songs! Everyday we played some PE games and Maths games but the challenge was…

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Geography Projects

On the 21st March 6th class did a Geography presentation in the hall. We all got into pairs or threes and did a project on either a Central or South American country. We had to gather facts and display them on a poster in the hall. The project had to include information on lots of…

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6th Class Egg Drop Challenge

We did an egg drop challenge on 27th February. We were challenged to create a contraption to protect an egg when it was dropped from a height of 2 meters. It had to be easy to put the egg into it and to take it out of it. If the egg cracked, spilling the yolk…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge in JI!

We had a ‘go hiontach’ week last week for SNAG! We did so any activities to celebrate the Irish language: Art competition Games in Irish Lessons in Irish We won prizes for making a big effort with our Irish We performed a song at assembly Treasure Hunt We had a great week and learned lots…

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1st Class Science

This week 1st class did some investigating into which materials are good at soaking up (absorbing) water. We had 5 materials to investigate – paper towels, toilet paper, A4 white paper, material from a pillow case and felt. We predicted first, then we tested and finally we recorded our results. We decided that A4 paper…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge – Rang a hAon

1st Class had a fantastic week celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge. On Monday we had an art competition. On Tuesday we played lots of games through Irish in class. On Wednesday we got to watch a TG4 cartoon – through Gaeilge! On Thursday we participated in a treasure hunt and on Friday we got sweets from…

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1st Class Assembly

1st Class hosted a fantastic assembly about Penney the Penguin and her mission to stop the ice-bergs from melting! 1st Class had been learning about Tom Crean and the Polar Regions in class so it was great to act as different polar animals in our play. We also got to learn about global warming as…

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1st Class have started swimming!

1st Class have started swimming lessons in Marion College every Tuesday. This has been very exciting! We have a snack before we leave, then we walk down in pairs. 1st Class have been learning a lot about pool safety and trying new swimming strokes in their lessons. We can’t wait to get started again after…

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Static Electricity

We experimented with static electricity in 4th last week! As part of this, we learned all about atoms and the protons, electrons and neutrons in the atom! We had lots of fun at home trying to create static electricity.  

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Pancake Tuesday

2nd Class really enjoyed Pancake Tuesday. We loved eating our pancakes with our friends and having so many yummy toppings to choose from! We would like to say a big thank you to the parents who made this day possible.  

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