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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Assistant Dog Visit

On the 14th of June, we had an exciting visitor come in to meet us. It was a woman called Kirsten. She brought her dog called Lexus. Lexus is a dog from a charity called Dogs For The Disabled. Dogs for the Disabled is a charity who train dogs to help a disabled person do…

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Carol Singing

This month we have had the pleasure of going Carol Singing twice. First, we went to the Iris Charles Centre to sing at their annual Christmas party. Then yesterday we went to Tritonville CLose Residential Home for the Elderly to sing for some of the residents. We had great fun!

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National Archaeological Museum

This week we went on a short trip to Dublin City Centre to the National Archaeology Museum. It was very interesting to see the Ancient Egypt exhibition as we had spent some time studying it in class! There are loads of other fascinating things including the Bog Bodies and the collection of Artifacts from all…

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JEP Dragons

At the moment in 5th Class we are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Earlier this month we had our dragons in to decide what our project will be this year. It was an exciting day that involved lots of hard work preparing and presenting our work. Some of the ideas we had were:…

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