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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Christmas Trip!

For our school tour we went to Dublinia. It was a really fun trip. We learned a lot about the Vikings. We learned lots of facts. Here are a few facts about the Vikings. Did you know that a Viking long ship can carry 100 people or more. The Vikings believed in many Gods such…

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Christmas School Tour

In December we went on our school tour with 4th class. We went to Dublinia and McDonalds. 3rd class very much enjoyed learning about the Vikings and taking part in the interactive tour around Dublinia, they had the opportunity to ask lots of questions, try on some traditional Viking clothing and experience Viking homes and…

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STEM week 2019

STEM week was a great success this year, and 3rd class really enjoyed all of the fun interactive activities. Actives and experiments were completed each day for science, technology, engineering and maths. One of the activities was to create newspaper towers. In groups the children had to plan, construct and create a tall newspapers tower…

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