5th Class so far this term

Here are some highlights from 5th Class so far this term. We hope you enjoy reading them! 5th Class This year when school started everything was different. We had no homework because of corona virus but the school was still fun! We have to keep a meter though and we were in different pods which…

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5th Class Maths Methods

Hi Everyone, Here is a short blog post with some of the tricky maths concepts covered in 5th Class explained and some sample work to practice the methods on. The topics I have covered are Long division, Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication of Fractions. Please watch the short videos and then try some of the practice…

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5th Class Rube Goldberg Machines

This week in 5th Class we created some Rube Goldberg Machines as part of our Distance Learning work. The goal of a Rube Goldberg Machine is to accomplish a very simple task in an elaborate way, e.g. putting a marble into a jar using a marble run. Please watch and enjoy them! IMG_9821 Rube Goldberg…

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Memories from the Gaeltacht

The Gaeltacht This year 5th class went to the Gaeltacht on the 14thof May in Donegal with many other schools in Ireland. Our Bean on Tí was called Sheila. On the second day, we went to a theme park and there was lots of different rides. There was a bucking bronco, bubble floats that went…

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5th and 6th Class Cricket Team

Once again this year, the St Matthew’s NS Cricket team took part in the Leprechaun Cup. Kamal from YMCA Cricket Club had been in training the students in 4th, 5th and 6th Class. After Easter, a team was chosen from 5th and 6th Class. The team did excellently winning a few close games and getting…

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