Senior Infants First Term

We have had a very busy and fun term in Senior Infants! In Aistear we have been teachers and pupils, doctors and patients. We have made sandcastles and cakes, built hospitals and skyscrapers. We have built houses, played in houses and sold houses at the Estate agents.                …

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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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International Day in Senior Infants

Senior Infants learned all about Italy for International Day. We all dressed up and brought in items for our Italy display. We even tried some pizza! We loved telling the other classes all the facts that we had learned when they came to visit our classroom. We enjoyed taking our passports around the other classrooms…

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Bop Hop!

Senior Infants Senior Infants had lots and lots of fun at the Topsy Turvy Bop Hop! We loved the music, our favourite songs were the Boogie Song, Shake It Off and Uptown Funk. We really enjoyed dancing to the music. We would like to say a big thank you to the Parents Association and all…

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Chive pot heads!

It’s been a busy month in Senior Infants! We have been learning all about the farm with our student teacher Miss Daly and we would like to thank her for all the fun work she has been doing with us! We have also been learning about plants. A few weeks ago the gardening committee visited…

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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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Seachtain na Gaeilge!

Senior Infants Senior Infants had great fun during Seachtain na Gaeilge. We especially enjoyed teaming up with the rest of the school for a treasure hunt. We also loved our visit to Siopa Milseáin where we got to use the phrases we had been learning during the week. We enjoyed making hand print shamrocks and…

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Energy and Forces

Senior Infants have been enjoying learning about energy and forces.We have found out what makes objects move and experimented with different types of energy including magnetic and solar.Jenny Farrell visited our classroom to teach us about renewable energy. We really enjoyed making windmills with her.   

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Doodle 4 Google

Congratulations to Niamh Byrne and Luke Murphy who have been selected as semi-finalists in the Doodle4Google competition. Their doodles based on the theme of ‘My Perfect Day’ will now go forward to the next stage of the competition where 75 finalists will be selected. Good luck to them both! 

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