Archive for First 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.

Making Butter

Last Friday in first class we made our own butter. We had been learning about the farm in SESE, and specifically how cows provide us with food. How did we make the butter? We simply used a jar and some cream and shook the jar to the beat of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off”. We […]

Different Feathers

First class read 3 beautiful stories recently from the Irish Red Cross that aim to promote the acceptance of social diversities. The stories were Sabina the Swallow a story book on the topic of migration. Paul the Pigeon a story book on the topic of disabilities. Finley the Finch a story book on the topic of gender stereotyping The girls […]

Red Panda Adoption

First class adopted a red panda from Dublin Zoo – which we named Dearg. When the zoo appealed for support to help the animals, the girls were dying to help. So after much debate we decided to adopt a red panda. We have learned all about them and received the most amazing adoption pack from […]

Rainbow of Happiness 🌈

First class created a rainbow of happiness. Each girl had their own colour and wrote all of the things that make her happy on her part of the rainbow. We look at it when we need reminding of how full our lives are, and we hope it brings a smile to anyone who passes it. […]

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