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Our Trip to Knock -2nd Class

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.


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 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!  


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.  


Aistear – The Gym

We’ve been working out in our gym during Aistear. We had our own membership cards and checked in with the receptionist each visit. The receptionist was in charge of timing us and telling us to move to different exercises.


2nd Class Art

We have covered many of the Art strands over the last few months, such as  painting, fabric and fibre and construction.


Seachtain na Gaeilge i Rang VI

Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl ar fud na tíre ar feadh an coicís seo caite. I Rang VI rinneamar roinnt podchraoltaí chun an ócáid a cheiliúradh. Is féidir éisteacht le na podchraoltaí thíos: Podchraoladh 05 – Mamma Mia: Na daltaí ag canadh an t-amhrán “Mamma Mia” as Gaeilge. Podchraoladh 04 – Seanfhocail: na daltaí ag rá seanfhocail a d’fhoghlaim siad i rith na
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Spring Lambs and Chicks

We painted lambs and used chalk for the grass and marker to add the facial features. We also used our colouring, cutting, matching and sticking skills to make chicks.


Spring Art in Junior Infants

As part of our science topic we were looking at air – how we know it’s there and how we can change things or move items using air. We made bubble paintings by blowing into a mixture of paint and bubble mix. We then drew round and cut out flowers and a butterfly and stuck them on a background to make spring scenes.