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Feed the birds, tuppence a bag

5th class have been creating our own bird feeders to provide food for all the birds in this horrible weather!


Africa art in Junior Infants

Here are some examples of the work we have done as part of our Aistear topic on Africa.


Drumming in Junior Infants

We enjoyed using our drumming skills this morning. We were a great drumming band.


Junior Infants on Safari

We’ve enjoyed different activities as part of our Aistear topic on Africa.  We’ve been on safari – buying tickets, checking the map and spotting various animals with our binoculars in the jeep and checking them off on our list. We’ve also used different materials to create our own savannahs for African animals.


Road Safety – 2nd Class

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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Playing Games In Junior Infants

On Friday we enjoyed playing different games in class. We are learning to play independently, take turns, follow the rules, play fairly and win and lose graciously.  


Marble Run

Marble Run Blog Post by Sarah and Oisín In school we discussed how to make marble runs, and looked at photo’s to give us ideas. We talked about ways we could slow down the marble while it was moving through the run. Some examples were : Funnels, bumps and slight slants in the tubes. The rules were that the marble had to run 2
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Aistear in Junior Infants

Aistear is going well in Junior Infants. At the moment our role play area is the home corner so we are very busy minding babies, cooking, ironing, hovering, washing clothes and setting the table. We are also involved in junk art, construction and small world play.


Fifth Class Penpals

Fifth class have partnered up with a school in Swords, Co. Dublin and have each received a penpal. We told our penpals all about ourselves as Gaeilge and we can’t wait to hear back from them!


It’s getting spooky around here!!

In First Class we made Haunted houses….see some photos below!