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Second Class go All Out for African Theme

The kids of Second class have been working on the African theme far a while now. And we were lucky enough to report on their work. Second class have enjoyed reading many books about the African topic. Here are a few: : A is for Africa. : Flat Stanley, African Discovery. : The Ugly Five. Second class have also made many fabulous art pieces.(Those
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Road Safety – 2nd Class

We are currently reading a novel called The Hodgeheg by Dick-King Smith. It deals with the topic of road safety. The hedgehogs in the story face many challenges trying to cross the road. We also learned the Safe Cross Code in class and took part in a poster competition. We were asked to design a poster promoting the use of high visibility clothing. Good
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Sports Day – 2nd Class

Sports day was on Friday June 22nd and we had such great fun! Activities included: bouncy castle, parachute games, space-hoppers, scooters, skis, dodgeball, simple orienteering, bench ball, tug of war, co-operative games and races.


2nd Class School Tour

On Wednesday June 20th we went to Mayo Leisure Point in Castlebar. We had lots of fun playing in Nokeys ball pit, Laser World and bowling.


Holy Communion

Holy Communion took place on May 19th this year. The children had a lovely day after all the practising in the weeks beforehand. They went on a lovely retreat to Knock in the week leading up to the Communion and met the Carmelite nuns in their monastery. They even made their own Holy Communion with the help of the nuns. It was a very
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Gardening – 2nd Class

On Friday June 1st Mrs.O’Rourke and Seamus took our class out to the school organic garden. We planted many seeds such as beans, beetroot and red onion. We learned how to evenly space out the seeds and how to care for our garden.


Orienteering – Second Class

Second Class took part in an orienteering lesson with Ms.James. They worked in pairs to find matching cards under cones around the astro pitch. It was a lot of fun!


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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Other Countries by Second Class

We studied different countries. We learned all about India and the Taj Mahal. We dressed up in Indian costumes and did projects on Indian culture. We also learned about other famous world landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and the Great Wall of China. Here we are in costumes and working on our projects.


2nd Class School Tour

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