On Friday our ‘buddies’ from 6th class came to work with us for the first time. We practised our colouring, cutting and sticking skills.
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.
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 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!
4th Class went on a school tour to Lissadell house. They spent some time learning about Robert Gore Booth, Henry Gore Booth, Constance Markievicz and the connection W.B. Yeats had with the famous house. We found it a very interesting topic to study as it covered a lot of historical subjects- such as the Famine and the 1916 Rising. The tour to the house
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!
We had a Pyjama Day today for Temple st. Hospital. We wore our pyjamas to school and were snug and warm all day! Kyle is going to Temple St next week and we raised 220 euros to send with him as a thank you to the doctors and nurses for caring for sick children. We had hot chocolate and buns today as
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Senior Infants had a visit from Olivia’s dad Dr Zac Johnson on Monday morning. This was related to our current topic: The Hospital. The children were very excited to practise using a stethoscope, otoscope and ultrasound on eachother! Thanks to Dr Johnson for visiting us.
The children in 4th Class have been doing a drama ‘as Gaeilge’ portraying the story of the first Christmas. 2nd and 3rd Classes came to watch them act it out. Well done to all! In Art the children also drew and painted the Nativity Scene. They turned out beautifully!
The children started sewing in 4th Class. First they learned how to ‘backstitch’. Once they had all mastered that skill, they could start on their art piece. They traced a hand print from either their grandparents or parents. They then drew that hand print onto hessian material. They threaded their needles and started to back-stitch the outline of the hand onto the material. Afterwards they
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