Welcome to Senior Infants 2020!

Senior Infants have had wonderful start to their year in Senior Infants. We have settled back into school life in St. Matthew’s and have learned lots of new and exciting things this half term! We have learned a lot about Autumn including the different colours, animals and words associated with it. We made autumnal trees…

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First Class

First class have really enjoyed settling back into school life. We have had lots of fun activities to help us learn about autumn. We have explored how this season affects the animals, weather and even ourselves. First class were delighted to tell their stories about blackberry picking and playing with conkers! First class used their…

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Junior Infants 2020!

We have got off to a flying start in junior infants this year! The boys and girls have settled so well to their new classroom and school it is like they have always been here. We have started to learn our letters and the rhymes that go along with each new sound, we have had…

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First half term back in 2nd Class

2nd class have had a great first half term back in school. We have settled back into our new normal and  have learned a lot of new and exciting things. We have learned a lot about Autumn including the different colours, animals and words associated with it. In art we have learned a lot about…

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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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Why do our skeletons have so many bones?

4th class have been learning all about the bones in our body. We looked at why we have so many and what would happen if we didn’t have any at all. In this activity, Skeleton Hand, 4th class combined science with art: they traced their hands, then added see-through bones to their picture, making their…

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Making Pulleys

Our theme for October has been Ancient Egypt. Along with learning about the Nile, Cairo and pharaohs, we have been learning about the pyramids of Egypt. 3000 years ago, technology was a little different which made the job of building the pyramids a little more complicated. There were no cranes or machines to do the…

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Dia de Los Muertos Competition!

Third class have all been busy preparing their entry for the Dia de Los Muertos competition. They could create an entry in any form to showcase their creativity. So far I have received pumpkins, drawings, songs and sugar skulls. Stay Tuned for pictures of the entries!    

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