Video Call on Poverty and Homelessness

6th Class pupils have been recently learning about and discussing issues relating to poverty, famine and homelessness in the world. In Geography we have been learning about the term “Developing Countries” and looking at the causes of famine including war, drought, disease and natural disasters. We discussed a more equal sharing of the world’s wealth where richer countries could be encouraged to give greater
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Lissadell House

4th Class went on a trip to Lissadell House on Thursday the 2nd of May. After learning about its inhabitants since the 19th Century they were very excited to see the famous home. Here are some of the things the children remembered from the tour.   I learned that Robert was 9 when he inherited his money-Ryan And that he was only allowed to
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Happy Easter from Second Class

Happy Easter from Second class!  


Happy Easter from 4th Class

Here are some photos of our Easter art and our Easter Egg Hunt. The children cashed in their ‘tokens’ for prizes in the classroom! We hope everyone has a lovely break!  


Junior Infants in a Bumbleance

We raised some money for the bumbleance service, special ambulances for children. On Wednesday a bumbleace visited school so we could see the service we helped. We all went into the bumbleance and saw how comfortable and child friendly it was inside.  


Football Kicking Competition

Congratulations to Anna McDaniel who won the final of the kicking competition in Collooney on Wednesday.  She was the outright winner after missing only one of her kicks.


Ulster American Folk Park

  Sixth have read a novel called Under the Hawthorn Tree, fifth are currently reading it. This book takes place in around the 19th century. It is about Peggy, Michel and Eily three siblings trying to cross from one side of Ireland to another in the time of the famine.   So both sixth and fifth were treated to a surprise tour to the
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Review of our trip to the Ulster American Folk Park

Our trip to the Ulster American Folk Park On the 26th of March our class went to the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh county Tyrone. Old world We went to the old world first and got to know a lot about Ireland and how people survived the great famine. And when people emigrated to different countries, like America and England. We learned about
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Water Filtration

Last week in sixth class we watched a video on water filtration and it inspired us to do an experiment in groups on water filtration for World Water Day. We went to the organic garden and half filled jars with clay. We then added water to the jars and mixed the clay and water together. We placed a coffee filter into a funnel which
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Mother’s Day Cards – 1st Class

A selection of the cards we made for Mother’s Day.