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Buddies

On Friday our ‘buddies’ from 6th class came to work with us for the first time. We practised our colouring, cutting and sticking skills.


Junior Infants working hard.

Some colouring, cutting and sticking work based on the story Peace At Last. We worked really well, didn’t need much help and didn’t get too much glue on the tables! Miss Wetherald was very happy with our work.


Junior Infants visit the library

On Wednesday we visited the school library and enjoyed looking at a selection of books. We will soon be able to borrow books to read at home.


Junior Infants Visit the Soft Play Area

On Friday we enjoyed playing in the soft play area. We also played with some of the toys we will be using with the friendship squad when we are staying for the full day.


Junior Infants – First Two Days

We’ve settled into Junior Infants very well and have had a busy few days – playing, touring the school, painting, listening to stories, working and learning some of the routines of ‘big school’.


2nd Class School Tour

We had a great day on our tour to Kids Kingdom and Forest Park.


Celebration Day Second Class

We really enjoyed our special day on Wednesday 7th June. We walked round the track with the infants and first class first of all. After that we played on the space hoppers and scooters and then the parachutes. For break we had a picnic with the infants followed by soft play and free play. There was a disco for the whole school on the
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Wind Socks

During our topic on weather. We made wind socks and took them outside to test them in different areas. “On the basketball court we could tell the way the wind was blowing” Sarah “We went onto the infant yard, it was strong and it was blowing our wind socks really high” Jack “You could tell it was strong because of the height the wind
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Polar Regions

We’ve enjoyed our topic on the Arctic and Antarctic. In class we’ve had a Polar Regions library with books to read and examples of various animals that inhabit the Polar Regions. We created our own books on polar bears and penguins. In art we painted an adult emperor penguin or a chick, recreated some Inuit art and made a scene showing a polar bear
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Antarctic Art

We looked carefully at some pictures of emperor penguins – the shapes and colours. We chose whether to paint an adult or a chick.