Gaeltacht Day 1

Fifth class are having a wonderful time in Donegal. We stopped in Glenveagh National Park and had a lovely walk. We also watched a short documentary about the area. We reached our destination in time for dinner. We had time for a quick change of clothes and off to the ceili. We are looking forward…

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Engineering and Technology

Fifth Class really enjoyed engineering and technology week. We used the WeDo Lego Robotics programme to build Milo the robot. We gave Milo commands such as move forwards, turn left, turn right and go back. We also made some amazing K’nex creations. The children worked in pairs for this activity to design a bridge, scissors and a…

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Easter Egg Hunt & Bop Hop

Fifth Class really enjoyed the Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday. They worked with their reading buddy to find the eight hidden Easter Eggs. Fifth Class devoured their mini-egg prizes. The Bop Hop Dance took place on Friday. Fifth Class showed some fantastic disco moves. They had great fun with 1st and 4th Class. A big thank you…

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Wind Energy 5th Class

Fifth Class are learning about renewable energy.  Renewable energy comes from natural resources that are naturally replenished, such as sunlight, wind and waves. We focused on wind energy this week. We discovered that wind turbines are used to convert wind energy to electricity. The wind blows the blades around and this movement is converted into electricity….

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5th Class Music

Fifth Class have really enjoyed their Music lessons this term. They have learned some fabulous new songs, used percussion instruments, and expanded on their knowledge of music theory. Fifth Class are fantastic when it comes to identifying the instruments used in a piece of music. They are currently learning the song Rule the World with the student…

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Science Talk 2017

Fifth Class attended the Science talk this morning. It was hosted by some parent volunteers. We enjoyed participating in a variety of experiments. We learned about water pressure, water underground, electrons and friction. It was really fun using the microscopes and learning about yeast. Sixth Class volunteers treated us to an interesting talk about their Young…

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5th Class Drama Show

Fifth Class put a tremendous effort into their Drama production with Oonagh. They showcased their work to Third and Fourth Class. The Drama was based on a daily schedule for a television channel. The children worked in groups to produce different television shows for their audience. The programmes displayed included Bake Off, Strictly Come Dancing,…

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Money Sense Workshop

Fifth Class participated in the free financial education programme that aims to help children learn about money. Ulster Bank provided the programme which was supported by the class teacher. The children had the opportunity to work in groups and plan a birthday party. The cost of entertainment, food, and drinks all had to be taken into account….

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Junior Entrepreneur Programme

Fifth Class are currently participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. JEP is delivered over a 12-16 week period. We have already voted on our favourite business idea and met with the Dragons. This was a really fun experience. We have decided that we are going to host a Pyjamas Day in the school. A bake…

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