Archive for Sixth Class

Sixth Class Zoom with Derek Landy

Thanks to Joe Kinnane in Birr Library for hooking us up with a great zoom with author Derek Landy. Derek is world famous for his Skulduggery series which gave us our inspiration for our art lesson. Check out our creepy illustrations.    

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.

Sixth Class Graduation 2021

Our fabulous Sixth Class had their Graduation Ceremony on Friday June 18th. We wish them the very best of luck in the future.  

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 […]

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