Archive for First Class

Report Writing ✏️📝

First and Second class have been learning about the different features of report writing, so today we put our skills to the test to find facts about Arctic animals and Farm animals using mentor texts✏️ Each group will share what they found, and use their facts to complete a report on their chosen animal!

Space Exploration

First and Second class loved learning g all about Space! We learned the order and features of the planets (with the help of a very catchy song ), read about the moon landings, and designed our own rockets using Lego! We also examined the phases of the moon and put our knowledge to the test […]

The Magic of Christmas 🎶🎤🎅🏼🎄

First and Second class loved every minute of our preparation for our Christmas concert in St. Brendan’s Church last week! We practiced so hard, and had lots of help from Ms Treacy and Mrs Kennedy also! We narrated the story of the nativity, sang songs on the altar, and joined in with some Christmas Carols […]

Christmas Time 🎄🎅🏼

First and Second class have been getting ready for our Christmas holidays! We had a very special visitor last week, and a wonderful treat from Sabrina and Richie who brought us candy floss and popcorn! ❤️🎄🎅🏼

Halloween Fun 🎃👻

First and Second class had a great end to the term, finishing our work on celebrations around the world with some traditional Halloween games! We also learned about Diwali and El Dia de Los Muertos, creating our own Sugar Skulls and Rangolis 😍

Houses and Homes 🏡👷🏼‍♀️

First and Second class have spent the last couple of weeks learning about the different types of houses and homes that we all live in! We created floor plans of our homes, described the similarities and differences we found, and finally in Science built our own homes using spaghetti and marshmallows! We built amazing homes […]

Recount and Rice Krispie Buns 😍

First and Second class have been busy these past few weeks practising their recount writing! We have worked in groups to choose the correct “Bossy Words” and “Time Words” to write some excellent recounts! Our favourite however was a recount on what we did when we made Rice Krispie buns 😍😍

Hot Air Balloons

All of the girls in Mercy were treated to a visit from Carol and her team from the Hot Air Balloon championships! We learned loads of new facts about how to fly a hot air balloon, and even got to climb inside 😍

Autumn Leaves

First and Second Class went on a lovely nature walk to the park to explore some of the changes that occur during Autumn! We collected some leaves that had fallen to the ground and created leaf rubbings when we returned to the classroom! Notice the beautiful autumn colours we chose too 🍁🍂

First and Second Class 2022-2023

First and Second class have settled in really well to their new class, and have loved getting to know one another these first couple of weeks! We are really looking forward to the year ahead 📚✏️⚽️🎨🎭💙

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