World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day in 4th Class by doing lots of different book related activities. ‘Mystery Book’ was one of these activities. Mystery Book teaches us not to judge a book by its cover. For homework, we chose a book from home; making sure to cover the title. We then wrote a blurb like…

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10@10

Last Friday, 3rd and 4th class came together in the hall to do their 10@10. 10 @10 is where children are active for 10 minutes at 10 o’clock. The children were put through their paces performing lunges, squats, jumping jacks and many other fun exercises. It was a great break away from the classroom and…

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Chinese New Year

A couple of Fridays ago our class (27th of January) fourth class did a play based on the Chinese new year. We did a drama on how the Chinese name each new year. Twelve people played the roles of the twelve different animals. The animals were a rat, rabbit, ox, dragon, tiger, snake, horse, rooster,…

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Culinary delights in 4th Class

This year 4th class are so lucky to be completing a six week program on healthy eating and food. Tristan and Ori’s mum and dad are running the workshop with help from Dunne and Cresenzi. This week we focused on healthy eating and how simple healthy food can be. We looked at the food pyramid…

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Science Fest!

On Wednesday 18th January, we were very lucky to attend a science fest organised my the very kind parents in our school. We were split into 4 groups and rotated every 10 minutes. Each of the four stations were ran by expert parent volunteers who taught us so much about a particular area of science….

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The Ark

On Thursday we went on our Christmas tour to the Ark. We caught a public bus to town. Then we walked through temple bar to the Ark. The Ark is a theatre and during the holidays they do workshops. We went to see “A Christmas Carol”. The coolest thing about it was that there were…

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Science Week 2016 in 4th Class

Here in 4th class, we celebrated science week with lots of different activities. One of our homework tasks was to pick an experiment to show to the class. There were so many experiments from exploding volcanoes to changing the colour of the flower’s petals! The message behind the task was to ensure we understood why…

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Space Week 2016

Last week was Space Week. All the classes learned loads about space. In Fourth Class, we learned lots about the British astronaut Tim Peake and his work on the International Space Station. Ms Cavanagh taught us a rhyme to help remember the order of the planets. It is My Very Eager Mother Just Said You’re…

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Haikus

  Here in 4th Class, we have been learning lots about Haikus. Haikus are a type of poetry that originated in Japan. They have 3 lines and must follow the syllable pattern of 5 – 7 – 5. Ms Cavanagh gave us 3 topics to choose from to write our Haiku about: 1: Schools in…

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From Caterpillars to Butterflies!

This year in 4th class, we did gardening with Fiona and Jenny. First of all we made grass caterpillars from tights and grass seed! This was great fun particularly when we got to add googly eyes, feathers and pipe cleaners. We got a pair of tights and cut them in half. We then got some…

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