Reptile Zoo by Ashling and Thea

On Thursday 10th June, there was a visit from the Reptile Zoo. We saw snakes, a gecko and a tortoise but he had other animals for other classes. We are allowed to feel all of them. The snake was a Boa Constrictor and it felt all squishy. The tortoise shell was a part of its…

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Olympic Week!

              3rd Class had a wonderful Olympic Active Week. We got a chance to learn about some of the athletes who will be representing Ireland in the Olympics this year. It was great to see each pod become proud of their country and work together like good sportspeople to…

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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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Life in Norman Ireland 2020

3rd class really enjoyed learning about ‘Life in Norman Ireland’ this year. They especially enjoyed learning about Norman castles and their features including drawbridges, dungeons, guards’ room, trenches and mottes. In groups, 3rd class used recycled materials to create their own Norman castles.

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Pancake Tuesday 2020

Pancake Tuesday was as always a day filled with fun, excitement and of course yummy, sticky pancakes! 3rd class enjoyed going to the hall to have not one but two pancakes with delicious toppings and sauces. The blue sauce was a hit! Thank you to all of the parents who helped out and made this…

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Valentine’s day 2020

3rd class really enjoyed using clay in art. They learned many different techniques to be able to manipulate the clay into the shape they wanted, pinching, pulling, rolling and how to score and scratch the clay to attach different parts together and finally decorate it with paint.

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Amazon Rainforest Assembly

3rd Class had a lot of fun learning about the Amazon Rainforest. They learned about the different layers of the Rainforest, the animals that live in each layer, the tribes people who live in the Rainforest, deforestation and how we can help to save the Rainforest. Not only did they learn all this cool stuff,…

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