5th Class so far this term

Here are some highlights from 5th Class so far this term. We hope you enjoy reading them! 5th Class This year when school started everything was different. We had no homework because of corona virus but the school was still fun! We have to keep a meter though and we were in different pods which…

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5th Class Maths Methods

Hi Everyone, Here is a short blog post with some of the tricky maths concepts covered in 5th Class explained and some sample work to practice the methods on. The topics I have covered are Long division, Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication of Fractions. Please watch the short videos and then try some of the practice…

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5th Class Rube Goldberg Machines

This week in 5th Class we created some Rube Goldberg Machines as part of our Distance Learning work. The goal of a Rube Goldberg Machine is to accomplish a very simple task in an elaborate way, e.g. putting a marble into a jar using a marble run. Please watch and enjoy them! IMG_9821 Rube Goldberg…

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STEM Week in 5th Class

On the last week of November (2019) the school was doing STEM week S standing for science T standing for technology E for engineering and M for maths. We had lots of fun doing many activities such as Lego WeDo, For Lego WeDo we made a Lego robot and programmed it to walk in a…

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JEP in 5th Class

Fifth class did J.E.P this year which stands for Junior Entrepreneur project. They did projects on several products which include yoga balls, school bags, personal trainers, teddy bears and hydro flasks. Then we had to get ready for the dragons which were Ms.Mconnel, Reverent Marchent and Albert’s Dad, Connor. We each made projects about our…

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Ovoca Manor Trip

For our school trip, 5th class went to Ovoca Manor, a small adventure centre in Wicklow. We had the whole thing to ourselves and we split into groups and did team building exercises with Jackie Boy and Darren, or friendship exercises and the leap of faith with Dion. We ate in a games room with…

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