PJ Day

1st Class were very excited for PJ Day. Last Friday, we got to wear our pyjamas to school and bring our teddies into school for the whole day! 5th Class organised hot chocolate and baked goods in the hall. We were able to relax on beanbags and watch a movie while we enjoyed our yummy…

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Music with Catherine

1st Class are very excited to welcome Catherine back to teach us music. We have been working on a classical piece of music by Smetana. This music is about the journey the River Moldau makes through the Czech Republic. 1st Class became the composers and added our own musical instruments to accompany the music.   …

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Solar System Papier Mâché

1st Class are learning lots about the Solar System and Space. In art, we are making a papier mâché solar system. We have started adding lots of newspaper and glue to our ‘planets’. This is lots of fun but very messy! This project will take us a few weeks to complete – check back in…

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Co-operative Games

At the moment, 1st Class are trying really hard to work together as a team. This week we went into the hall to play games where we needed to work together. In one game we had to make a word using our bodies. Can you figure out the words that we made?

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Science Fest with 1st Class

On Wednesday 1st Class were invited to Science Fest in the school hall. There were five stations set up with loads of science experiments for us to look at and try. We got to learn about rock and soil, forces, germs and bacteria and the 6th Class RDS Primary Science Fair experiment. 1st Class would…

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Thank you Uxue

For the past two months we have been very lucky to have our classroom assistant Uxue with us. Uxue came to stay with us from the Bask Country and we have loved having her in our classroom. She has been a great help to us in 1st Class and we did lots of fun activites with Uxue. Unfortunately…

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The Sam Maguire Cup in 1st Class

1st Class were very lucky to have the Sam Maguire Cup visit us this week. We got to ask lots of questions about GAA and we learned lots of facts about The Sam Maguire Cup. We even got to measure the cup to find out the width and height of it!! We would like to…

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Team Hope Shoe Boxes

  On Monday 14th November, James and Janet from Team Hope returned to collect the shoe boxes we had collected in St. Matthews. They were very impressed and went to each class to thank them for their generosity. Altogether we collect 119 shoe boxes; so many that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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Science Week 2016

1st Class have been very busy learning lots of science this week. We did a ‘Dancing Raisin’ Experiment. We filled one glass with water and one glass with 7-up. Before we put in the raisins, we predicted what we thought might happen. We added the raisins into the glass with water – nothing happened!! When we…

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Roald Dahl Dress Up Day

Before  Halloween mid-term, we had our annual dress up parade. The theme of the parade was Roald Dahl. In class we looked at lots of different novels written by Roald Dalh to get some inspiration. 1st Class put in a massive effort and created some amazing costumes. Check them out below!

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