Rocket Workshop!

As part of science week 3rd Class took part in a really cool rocket workshop with 4th Class. We listened to a presentation about rockets and space and then we worked together in groups to turn an old 2 litre bottle into a rocket! We decorated them with colourful paper, fins and lots of glitter!…

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The Sam Maguire Cup

Third class were delighted to welcome the Sam Maguire cup to our school! We got to meet two of the Dublin players James McCarthy and Eoghan O’Gara. We asked them some questions about the all Ireland final, their training and their junior clubs. Then we got our photos taken with the cup. It was a…

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Colours Cup

Colours cup was really fun, we had teams and made cool posters. The raffle was  really neat, unfortunately no one in our class won anything! All the races were really fun, especially the hula hula sprint. My favourite thing that happened was getting ice-cream. By Bella Delaney

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Rube Goldberg Machines

3rd class have been making complex machines to do simple tasks a.k.a. Rube Goldberg Machines. I was working with Luí, Anna, Ava, Jessica and Rian. We made our machine to roll a marble down a tinfoil track into another marble that then knocked into some dominoes. The dominoes made a line on our table and…

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Santry 2017

Santry was a great success this year! Everyone did really well and tried their best. We won 26 medals and a cup! We had trials for the team and then four training sessions. On Monday we had Field Events and on Tuesday we had Track Events. Overall we had a great time! Thank you to…

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Engineering Talk

We were very lucky to have Alan from ARUP come in to speak to us this term. He asked us and answered lots of our questions about engineering. He told us about the project he was working on, a new Air Traffic Control Tower for Dublin Airport. He explained some of the different types of…

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Clay Tiles

We’ve spent a number of weeks experimenting with clay in 3rd class. We began by getting use to the material we were going to work with, making silly faces and shapes. Next we practiced  some of our skills in a range of different activities and finally we created and painted clay tiles! Have a look…

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Spelling Bee

A few weeks ago 3rd and 4th class came together to take part in the Easons Spelling Bee 2017. Both classes spelled words from the 2017 word list. After an enjoyable afternoon, Ruby in 3rd class won in the 3rd and 4th class age group. Well done Ruby!

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