International Day

On Thursday the 13th June, we had our International Day. Every class in St Matthews chose a country to explore. We chose Mongolia! We learned many different things about Mongolia. It is in Asia which is the largest continent in the world. Mongolia uses different money than we do. We liked learning about the Yak…

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Colours Cup 1st Class

At the end of active week, we competed in the colours cup. We all went to Irishtown Stadium and had a fantastic day! Some of our favourite activities included the relay races, bouncy castle and going to get ice-cream at the ice-cream van. Look at some of our photos of the events.

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Incredible Edibles

Over the months of May and June we have been very busy completing the Incredible Edibles Project. We have explored many different types of fruit and veg over the course of the project. We have found it really important to look at the fruits and vegetables we eat and where they come from. We did…

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We can write stories! – Ms Gallagher

Over the course of this term we have been writing our very own stories. We have discovered what it takes to write a beginning, middle and end of a story. We now realise how much work authors have to do in writing books for us to read. We have also been editing and redrafting each…

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Tens and Units Fun!- Ms Gallagher

In first class we have been exploring how to use tens and units and what they mean. We have found some amazing links between our tens and units with our numbers and our environment. There are so many ways to show tens and units that we tried it just four different ways. There are many…

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The Polar Regions – Ms Gallagher’s Class

We have been very busy in first class learning all about the polar regions. Explorers such as Tom Crean, Captain Robert Falcon Scott and many more have been discussed. We have also loved creating polar animals from clay and painting them. Discovering all about ice and snow has been very interesting. We have been also…

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Exploring the Rainforest

During the month of October in first class we haveĀ been exploring all about rainforests. We have learned about where in the world we find them, as well as, the layers of the rainforest. Can you name all four? We have identified animals and birds which live there and where in the rainforest we can find…

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Numbers to 15 fun in 1st Class

  We have been very busy learning all about the numbers from 0-15 in Ms Gallagher’s class. We have been making the numbers, finding the numbers in our school and adding the numbers together. It has been very exciting! Can you find the number 15 by counting the fingers? How many hands do you need…

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