Our New Build

A few days ago we decided to do a report about the new build. As you know for the last few months we have heard the banging and sawing of the builders at work. So we thought you would like to read about the new building and facts about it. After some preparation we interviewed the builder Brendan Kilrehill. We all came up with
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Christmas in Junior Infants 2018

We’ve been very busy making decorations, singing in the church, playing in our Christmas area and getting VERY exited about Christmas.


An Nollaig 2018

The children in 4th Class have been learning the Irish language version of the  Nativity  ‘An Nollaig’ the last two weeks. They performed the drama for 2nd Class and 3rd Class. They also wrote the story ‘as gaeilge’ and drew and painted a beautiful crib scene. Hope you all have a lovely Christmas and a well deserved break!


Sewing in 4th Class 2018

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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QR Codes and Primary Planet

A few days ago we did a quiz using QR Codes on the Primary Planet magazine. We got an iPod each and opened the iNigma app which is a free QR Code Reader. We were handed a page with the QR Codes on it. Beside each QR Code was a blank space to write the answers. We had to answer ten questions in all.
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‘Africa’ as Gaeilge- 4th Class Audio

As part of our study of Africa, 4th Class have been learning the Africa-Toto Irish language version of the song. They did really well learning some of the difficult lines and sounded brilliant. Here is a recording of them singing it in class. They loved performing it at assembly! Well done 4th Class!! They also did projects in groups based on -South Africa, -Kenya
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2nd Class African Projects

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!


Lego Fun!

We are using Lego as a team building exercise. We have to describe and give instructions to each other about how to build Lego creations. We also have to listen carefully to make sure that your creation is right. The first thing that we built was a rocket. Then we built a ship. Today we finished our dinosaur. We had to make some changes
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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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Laudato Si

In 2018 Pope Francis wrote a letter saying that we need to start caring for our world. We needed to take action and reuse, reduce, recycle. The letter Pope Francis wrote was called the “Laudato Si”. This letter states that change doesn’t come to you, you need to go to it. Every bit that you reuse, reduce, recycle, counts.  As part of the Laudato
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