Science Blast Preparation

Preparations are underway for our school’s entry to Science Blast 2019. 6th class have come up with an investigation question which we will keep under-wraps for now as we are in the process of expressing the findings. Stay tuned for updates!

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Mr Kavanagh

6th class are extremely lucky to have Mr Kavanagh ( no relation 😀 ) as their teacher over the next few weeks. Mr Kavangh has been focusing on distance, speed and time in maths. This involved 6th class going to the yard and timing activities such as running length of yard, jogging length of yard,…

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Mexico Projects

6th class have spent the month of January learning all about Mexico! Throughout the month, we were given the task of completing a project on Mexico. Ms Cavanagh gave us criteria for our project and some of the topics we had to research. We all learned loads about the culture, food, history and its flag!…

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Barnardos Cyberbullying Workshop

On Monday 28th January, 5th and 6th class completed a cyberbullying workshop from Barnardos. They were given tips about how to prevent and handle cyberbullying. The acronym STAR was used: S – Stay Safe Online T- Treat Others Kindly A- Ask for Help R- Reach Out A tube of toothpaste was used to demonstrate how…

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Coming to an end of .B programme!

6th class are nearing the end of their 10 week .B mindfulness based programme that they have been covering with Niamh Bruce. Throughout the programme, 6th class have been equipped with a range of skills and strategies they can apply throughout all their lives to be mindful. FOFBOC (feet on floor, bum on chair) strategy…

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Dog’s Trust Visit

Last Thursday, we were so lucky to be paid a visit from Dog’s Trust. Lucy the Cavalier spaniel came to school for a workshop with each class. Through the workshop, we learned the responsibility that is involved in owning and taking care of a dog. Each year (particularly around Christmas) dog’s trust and similar shelters…

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GOAL workshop

Recently, 6th class had a visit from Mura who works as an education officer for GOAL. Mura came to 6th class to teach about Ethiopia. We were shown images of Ethiopia ranging from city life to countryside. We were surprised with the diversity that exists in Ethiopia. Most of the workshop was done through Drama….

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6th Class Basketball

6th class have been training very hard for their basketball matches each Wednesday morning with their dedicated coach Mick. The hard work has paid off as they have played some very tough matches and got some great scores. The most recent match was against Scoil San Treasa in the school yard. Both boys and girls…

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Maths Week 2018

Maths Week 2018 was filled with lots of fun activities that involved us using our Maths skills in a variety of different formats. Monday: We were paired with Senior Infants for Maths buddies. Each member of 6th class was paired with a senior infant. The 6th class child worked with their buddy to complete a…

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