Archive for Third Class

Hot Air Balloons

Third Class really enjoyed the Hot Air Balloon Festival which took place in Birr recently. They were fascinated to see one of the balloons in Mercy Primary! In Art Class the girls experimented with mixing colours and created beautiful hot air balloons. They look fabulous in our classroom.

Friendship Week

Third Class celebrated Friendship week last week, They learned all about the importance of friendship and the qualities of a good friend.  The children took part in lots of activities for Friendship week – they read poems and stories about friendship, they wrote their own poems, played games and created lovely art work. During the week […]

Roald Dahl Day

Third Class celebrated Roald Dahl Day on 13th September. Some girls wore something yellow as Roald Dahl’s favorite colour was yellow.  They learned some facts about him and they enjoyed listening to the story The Twits. Some of the girls are now reading George’s Marvellous Medicine and other Roald Dahl stories. Look out for his […]

Third Class 2019

Our new Third Class 2019-2020. Fáilte ar ais.

Hot Air Balloons in Mercy Primary!

The girls in Mercy Primary were treated to a very special surprise this morning, with the visit of a hot air balloon to our school yard. We got to take a peek inside the basket of “Big Brother”, learn lots of facts about flying, and were warmed by the heat of the balloon’s flames. A […]

Write a Book

Best of luck to all the girls in Third Class who took part in the Write a Book Project. They planned, wrote, edited, illustrated and published fantastic stories. Ms. de Chaumont and the girls enjoyed reading all the books. We are so lucky to have such talented authors in our school.

Raffle Winner

Here’s one very happy girl going home today with a fabulous Easter hamper, which she won in our Lenten raffle. This year, Mercy Primary are raising money for Ngara School in Uganda.

Farmyard in your School

We had a visit from the Farmyard in your School team this week – it was lovely and the girls really enjoyed interacting with the farm animals. They learned lots too!

Gymnastics in 3rd Class

    Third Class enjoyed doing Gymnastics in PE recently.

World Book Day in 3rd Class

Third Class celebrated World Book Day on March  7th. The girls came to school dressed as their favourite book character. First we had a character parade where the girls told us about their character and costume. Next we read to the Junior and Senior Infants. After break we went to the library and listened to […]

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