Christmas Cup Tree

The pupils and staff in The Glen have spent the last couple of weeks creating a special Christmas Tree. The tree is made from plastic cups which are glued to circles of corrugated plastic. All of the cups were first covered in different shades of green, using tissue paper and crepe paper. We cut out different sizes of circles of corrugated plastic and glued
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5th Class RTÉ Christmas Art Competition

Last week we decided to enter RTÉ’s News Today’s Christmas Art Competition in order to be in with a chance of turning on the Christmas lights at the RTÉ studios. As daily viewers of the bulletin and as fantastic artists, we thought-why not! This years title was ‘My Christmas Wish’ and we were asked to submit a drawing or painting based on that title.
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5th Class Pompeii Project!

In our first term, we studied Pompeii and its infamous volcanic mountain, Mount Vesuvius. Combining five curricular areas, we created a project on Pompeii, named ‘The Pompeii Project’. As part of this project, we each created a newspaper entitled ‘The Pompeii Times’ and wrote detailed articles based on the events of the volcanic eruption in AD79. Through the use of History, we studied the
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The Stone Age – 6th Class

As part of Term 1 History, we explored and created an information wall about the three eras of the Stone Age. We created tools, weapons and jewelry, and we created our very own class wall painting based on the famous Cave Paintings of Lascaux.


Cross Country 2017

Well done to the Junior boys team (Cathal Gilligan, James Lynch, Cillian Corkery, Daniel Gillen, Oisín Choo and Bríain Cullinan) and Sarah McDaniel (Junior Girls) who competed in the Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country on Saturday 18th November at St. Brigid’s GAA Club Kiltoom, Roscommon.  Everyone did well against experienced runners on a very tough course. The Junior boys team came third overall which
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Buddies and Junior Infants

On Friday we practised our throwing, catching and rolling skills with our buddies in 6th class.


Trains and Buddies in Junior Infants

Last week we painted trains then our buddies helped us to stick on different shapes for the wheels, funnels and engines.


Shapes in the Environment

Today we went outside to find examples of different shapes. We found lots of rectangles, squares, circles and semi-circles but not many triangles. There were lots of large shapes on the basketball court that we could all stand on and walk around.


First Class – Laptops and Ipods

The children have been learning how to use the keyboard on the laptop and the QWERTY typing system. They are learning how to navigate MS Word.


First Class – 2 D Shapes – Aistear – Magic Potion Shop- Magsnaps