Since we missed our annual Seachtain na Gaeilge, rang a dó have been making an excellent effort to continue using Gaeilge. Lá Gaeilge was a great success where each and every one got into the spirit of all things Irish!
Last week, 2nd class were given the challenge of writing a story with a beginning, middle and end in only a hundred words! No more, no less! Have a read of some of the stories that were written!
This year’s active week was slightly different due to school closures and social distancing. But that did not stop 2nd class getting into active mode. All week I was sent pictures of running, throwing and balancing activities! I must admit my favourite pictures to get were those of the at-home sports day! A big well…
For the month of January, 2nd class have been learning lots about China and the celebrations that occur around Chinese New Year. We have learned lots of the Great Wall of China, Dragon Boat Festival and Lantern Festival. We were even lucky enough to have 2 special guest speakers who have visited China to talk…
2nd class in Art at the moment are in the middle of creating a rainforest animal of their choice from clay! First, the class spent time working with the clay; pinching, pounding, pressing and poking it! The next step now is to paint the figures…. Stay tuned for the final pieces!
2nd class have recently started planning their narrative stories. Over the next few weeks they will be working on character development and building a conflict in their story. They are all very excited to present their stories using the app ‘Toontastic’ This sees them narrating their stories and showcasing it in cartoon form. Keep an…
2nd Class used laptops for the first time to complete a coding activity. We used the website https://runmarco.allcancode.com/
2nd Class explored different patterns in Maths. We looked at patterns with numbers, sequences and real life patterns. For art we designed and printed our own patterns!
2nd Class had loads of fun during STEM Week. They did activities for science, technology, Engineering and Maths.
In History in November, 2nd class learnt about playground games from long ago. We learnt how to play hopscotch. We learnt about skipping and a skipping rhyme. We learnt how to play duck duck goose. What playground games did your parents or grandparents play when they were children?