Happy Easter from Second class!
Posts bySerena Doohan
We have covered many of the Art strands over the last few months, such as painting, fabric and fibre and construction.
Lá Glas was a very exciting day in second class. We had a catwalk show in our room to show off all the lovely costumes, sang Irish songs and made 3D shamrock cards.
The children worked individually or in pairs to make a 3D object relating to Africa. Most made animals and shields. They loved presenting their projects to other classes. Well done!
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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We went out to the school garden in September to see all the vegetables that grew over the summer months. It was amazing to see how much had happened since we saw them in June.
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.
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 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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