Archive for Sixth Class

Science Week Day 1 in Rang 6

Scientist Marty Jopson creepy crawled into our classroom showing us headlice, wood lice, house spiders, pond water, hydra and blood to name but a few!     It was a super interesting presentation and kicked off Science Week in style!!

Maths Week!

We did many activites to celebrate Maths Week in our class.  We don’t always love Maths but there are so many fun ways to learn.  We especially loved the Maths Trail prepared by Ms. Dermody.  Thanks for that.

Make Hay While the Sun Shines…………..

Rang 6 took advantage of the good weather and got out as often as possible for walks and for reading.  We are lucky enough to have 2 beautiful parks either side of our school and a beautiful Garden of Tranquillity located at the back of the church. We also got to the playground as a […]

Pancakes and Snow!!

As we were putting toppings on our yummy pancakes this morning in 6th class, we looked out the window and saw that snow was falling – and sticking! Double the excitement in one day.    

Sixth Class and Microsoft Dreamspace.

Sixth class had a fantastic day on Tuesday 14th January when they visited St Brendan’s Community School. They took part in a workshop hosted by a team fro Microsoft Dreamspace. They learned how to code and created their own games. It was very enjoyable and they learned a lot.    

Teamwork at Tag Rugby Blitz

Fifth and sixth class braved the cold today and  had an amazing  time at the tag rugby blitz, which was so well organised by Denis and Birr Rugby Club. We all got stuck in and had a ball! We got  the opportunity to put the skills we had learned to use and even managed to […]

One Black Dot Can Be…

Rang 4 and rang 6 read the book ‘The Dot’ recently as the basis for our art project. Having read the book the girls were given the task to use their imaginations and create a piece of art out of one black dot. These are the amazing ideas they came up with and executed. What […]

Chess in 6th

Sixth class have been lucky enough to learn how to play chess over the last 6 weeks. Thanks so much to John for his patience and expertise. The girls really enjoyed learning how to play chess. 

Friendship Week in 6th and 4th

4th class and 6th class had a fabulous week celebrating friendship this week. We created a friendship web which allowed us to tell people why they are a good friend to us, and it showed us how we are all linked through friendship. We went on a buddy walk where a girl from 6th class […]

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 […]

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