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‘Teddy Making’ in 4th Class

4th Class have been busy these last two weeks making their very own teddy. They started with pinning and then stitching the two pieces of material together. They then stuffed the teddy and added facial features. Anyone who finished early created outfits and costumes for their teddy or customised it with extra detail. Some children even made a mini teddy as a friend for their
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Easter Pom Pom Bunnies

4th Class made Pom Pom bunnies for Easter. Take a look at their cute creations! Happy Easter everyone. Enjoy the break!


Room on the Broom

Junior and Senior Infants went to the Hawks Well Theatre on Mon March 27th to see Room on the Broom. Afterwards they went to Kevinsfort playground for lunch and play time! The children loved Room on the Broom and were very lucky to get such a nice sunny day at the park!


Spring Lambs Visit Infant Classes

We had a special visit today. Two lambs-Lisa and Casey, came into school. We all got to rub their fur-it was soft.They ran around the courtyard and into our playhouse. We learned that the lambs drink 1 litre of milk a day-that’s the same as 4 bottles.It was great fun. .  


Farm Shop and Smoothie Bar!

Our Aistear theme for this month is a Farm Shop!  We sell healthy, fresh local produce in our shop! We are learning all about The Farm, farm animals, healthy eating, the food pyramid and lots more!! See some photos below…


Write a Book Project

The children in 4th Class have been working very hard for a number of weeks creating their very own book. They began the writing process with a lot of planning- characters, setting, descriptions, openings etc. Once they were happy with their preparation they were ready to start Draft 1. On completion of Draft 1, it was corrected using editing symbols in which the children
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Spring has Sprung!

We are delighted to see Spring has arrived and we’re watching out for signs of spring everywhere! Here is some of our spring art so far….  


Our Pet Mice!

We read the novel, Happy Mouseday by Dick King-Smith. We wanted to have our own pet mouse so we made one out of clay! Check them out…..      


Viking Projects

Third class have been learning about Vikings over the last few weeks and worked in pairs on their projects. Here are a few quotes from the children: Isabel – “I liked working in pairs because I was with my friend. We built a round tower, a shield and a sword”. Turlough – “I loved how the ship was made. I learned that vikings are
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Leave No Trace Workshop

In December Third Class took part in a Leave No Trace workshop based on environmental awareness and promoting the importance of our oceans. Dorothy, our speaker on the day, brought in various objects she found on a local beach. In groups the children had to estimate how long each item would take to disintegrate. Items such as plastic bags, runners and glass bottles were
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