Archive for First Class

Our beekeeper Emma 🐝

Our 3rd class pupil Emma gave a fantastic presentation today to 1st class,explaining all about her new hobby….bees! With the help of her parents,Emma has opened up a ‘bee hotel’ in her back garden. Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge with us 🙌

Asian Elephants 🐘

First class had a fabulously informative and fun zoom with Dublin Zoo where they learned all about Asian elephants and watched footage of them in the zoo. The girls were fascinated and we then wrote reports on the Asian elephants to show our newfound knowledge. 🐘  

Well-being in First Class

First class had the most amazing 4 weeks in January with Ann Hoare who did some fabulous well-being activities with us. They learned different ways of breathing to help them to calm down and deal with their emotions – butterfly breathing is one of their favourites. 🦋  She also did lots of guided meditation with the […]

WBD quiz with 1st, 2nd and 3rd class

Hopes for 2022

First class are delighted to be back at school and in a new year! We are excited for what 2022 will bring and we discussed and wrote down some resolutions, hopes and wishes. Some of which included; making new friends, hoping that less people would be in hospital and that coronavirus would be gone. One […]

Winter Wonderland

First class have been busy in the lead up to the Christmas holidays. We are learning all about advent and what each of the candles represents and made advent promises. We’ve been learning about the Arctic and Antarctic and focused on polar bears and penguins. We wrote our favourite facts about polar bears on the […]

Mercy P Toy Show

First class and fifth class had a brilliant time during their virtual toy show.

Science Week in first

Science week in first class was super busy, we explored lots of different aspects of the science curriculum. We used balloons to discover how static electricity can work, we used magnets to discover what was magnetic in our room and then used magenta to create a dramatic super hero story, we made play doh, created […]

Our Class is a Family

To begin the school year in first class we read the book “Our Class is a Family” by Shannon Olsen. We discussed different ways we can show one another we care and did some fabulous activities. Each girl made a pinky promise with another girl in the class. These pinky promises show how much the […]

Summer Camp August 2021

We held a very successful summer camp the last week of August. The sun shone on us and the girls had a ball.

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