1st Class have started swimming!

1st Class have started swimming lessons in Marion College every Tuesday. This has been very exciting! We have a snack before we leave, then we walk down in pairs. 1st Class have been learning a lot about pool safety and trying new swimming strokes in their lessons. We can’t wait to get started again after…

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Pancake Party – 1st Class

1st Class has a wonderful time eating lots of pancakes yesterday! They covered them with all sorts of delicious syrups, sauces and sprinkles! Thank you to all the parents and volunteers who made them and served them!    

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Handwashing Experiment in 1st Class

1st Class did an experiment to see how much dirt and germs are on our hands. We took one piece of white bread which we passed around.  Everyone had a chance to touch it to spread their germs onto it. We put this bread into a ziplock bag. Then Miss Dunne took another piece that…

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Science Week in 1st Class

1st Class enjoyed science week by participating in lots of different experiments. We investigated static electricitiy with balloons – making our hair stand up and even managing to pick up pieces of tissue with a balloon! We managed to blow up a balloon without blowing air into it with our hands and mouths. Instead we…

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1st Class – Data

1st Class looked at data in Maths. We looked at different ways of recording data such as tallying and sorting pictures into graphs. We then created a human graph to show our favourite colours and then our favourite foods. We had to sit in lines next to our choice. Ms Dunne took a picture and…

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1st Class Measuring Length

1st Class have been busy in class measuring the length and width of different places and objects. We made sure to estimate first and then we measured using cubes, lollipop sticks and 1 metre strips. We measured a lot of things – our books, our chairs, our desks, our water bottles, the length and width…

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