Posts bySerena Doohan
We had great fun at school today wearing our Hallowe’en costumes. Happy Hallowe’en everyone! (Children pictured in pods).
Second class went on a nature trip to Hazelwood with a wildlife expert Shailagh Healy. The children had a great time exploring the woods and learning lots of new facts. They continued the learning back in class with Shailagh.
We are all very excited about Christmas in second class! We have been practising for our Christmas concert in the church every day and today is the big day when we perform in front of all our families and friends. We have enjoyed doing Christmas artwork, fun activities and reading Christmas stories in our class. Here are some of the pieces we have made
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We have been studying the topic of space over the last month. We learned about the planets and life in space. We enjoyed a trip to the Hawkswell Theatre and saw a play called Secrets of Space. We then worked on creating simple space projects in class. We loved presenting our work to the rest of the class.
On June 21st we went to Jump Street and Lough key Forest Park. It was such a great day and everyone really enjoyed all the jumping around. Tom C- “I liked the trampolines because they were fun to jump on”. Denis – “My favourite part of the tour was when we were eating the food in Jump Street”. Ryan – “My favourite part of
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We had a Wimbledon style afternoon of fun on June 25th. We played tennis and enjoyed ice-cream and strawberries. Nixie- “I thought it was really cool as we got to experience what Wimbledon is like”. Ronan -“I liked having ice-cream and I got lots of energy out of it for the tennis”.
On May 28th we went on a retreat to Knock. We had a very enjoyable day taking part in many activities. We got a tour around all the churches, prayed and chatted with our leader Mairéad, visited the history museum and got to fill bottles of Holy water and bring them home with us.
Happy Easter from Second class!
We have covered many of the Art strands over the last few months, such as painting, fabric and fibre and construction.