Valentine’s Day -2nd Class

We made Valentine’s Day clay love hearts in class. We then painted them and wrapped them up nicely to bring home to our loved ones. We also learned about the life of Saint Valentine. Thoughts on Valentine’s Day: Laura – “I like Valentine’s Day because it is a special day. It is a day you show love and show how much you care for
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Grandparent’s Day -2nd Class

We had such a lovely time on Grandparent’s Day this year in school. The children wrote about their grandparents and painted pictures of them also. It was lovely having many of the grandparents visit our class and some even told us about what life was like when they were young.    

Peace Proms 2018

  A very well done to our school choir who did themselves proud at the 2018 Peace Proms! We had a fantastic time in the RDS in Dublin. 2000 children took to the stage with the amazing Cross Border Orchestra for what was an electric performance!!

An Important Visitor!!

In Aistear this month, we are learning about people who help us.  There are lots of people who help us. Joe’s daddy is a Paramedic with Meath Ambulance Service and he took time out to come and talk to us today about his work as a Paramedic and he also volunteers with the Coastguard. We learned a lot about his job and how he helps
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Grandparent’s Day

Last Wednesday, we had Grandparent’s Day in our school.  It started with mass, followed by tea and coffee (for the grown ups!) and then our Grandparents came into our classes. Some comments from the children in First Class; “We had a great time listening to the grandparents, my Grandad talked about being a Garda”, Eva. “We made special flowers with our photo in the
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The Opticians in Junior Infants

Our current Aistear topic is the opticians. We’ve made appointments, tested our eye sight, chosen glasses and cases and then paid for everything. We have also been very busy making play dough glasses and various items in junk art.

The Enormous Crocodile

This week we read The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl. On Friday afternoon we made stretchy crocodiles with our buddies from 6th Class.

Maths Games in Junior Infants

We played different maths games recently to practice turn taking, counting, matching, memorising, comparing and winning and losing graciously.

Snowmen by Junior Infants

We painted snowmen. We put on eyes, a nose, a mouth and buttons, then we chose a colour for a scarf. Some of us put a hat and arms on our snowmen.

School Choir at Peace Proms Practice

Last week our school choir travelled to Dublin to attend the rehearsal for the upcoming Peace Proms. It was a great experience meeting the conductor and singing with all the other schools. A great ‘run up’ to the big day!