Archive for Second Class

Artists and Engineers

Second Class experimented with lines and shapes and created amazing paper sculptures.

Meeting Author Shane Hegarty

Second Class were delighted to meet Irish author Shane Hegarty. He read excerpts from his new book and took time to talk to the children and answer all their questions. We are looking forward to reading his books this year.

Science Week

Great fun was had in Second Class celebrating Science Week.


The girls in second class had great fun celebrating Halloween.

Road Safety

First and Second class learned all about Road Safety from The RSA thanks to their very informative workshop.

Maths Week

Second class enjoyed their Maths week activities this week.

Autumn Fun

Second Class enjoyed a lovely walk in the park today. They found lots of signs of autumn and collected many leaves and seeds on their scavenger hunt. They identified the leaves and trees using their Tree Key. Back in class the girls created beautiful art using their leaves, seeds, conkers and husks.

Space Week

First and Second Class enjoyed a Science workshop this morning in Birr library. They designed and built a rocket and enjoyed sending it into space!!! Great excitement celebrating Space Week. 🚀 🚀 🚀


Second Class have been learning all about their important milestones. They enjoyed sharing their “firsts” with the class… their first word, when they took their first steps, their first toy, first Christmas, their first birthday, first day at pre-school, first friend etc.  

Second Class

Welcome back to our new Second Class 2023/2024

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Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly