Archive for Sixth Class

Teamwork in 6th class

We are having a ball in gymnastics so far this year. The girls are coming up with some amazing things in gymnastics, and working together is a key part of this. The girls are really putting our class motto “Teamwork makes the dream work” to use. Here are some of the incredible things they have […]

Grandparents Day _ January 2019

STEM Project with St Brendan’s Community School

6th class travelled to St Brendan’s Community School to work on the STEM project with Mr Byrne and some TY students. The girls got to work with Micro-bits and had a great time learning how to programme them.

A busy time in sixth class

We have been so busy in sixth class with so many different activities that we haven’t been able to find the time to share these activities. We learned the rules of chess and had lots of fun trying to beat one another. Athletics also  brought out our competitive side and we loved being so active. […]

Maths Week Fun

We had lots of fun during Maths Week in sixth class. We played lots of maths games, solved a different maths problem everyday, took part in a maths quiz with fifth class and had lots of fun running around the school on our maths trail.

Agri-Aware Talk

We had a talk on Farm Safety today with Alma. It was very interesting and we learned a lot about being safe on the farm. Thanks Alma!                                                 

Hard working scientists

Fifth and sixth class explored forces in science recently, focusing on magnetism and levers. They had great fun making their own magnetic cars and racing them at the end of the lesson. The girls got very creative (and competitive!) with their designs and explored the best way to race the cars using magnets. There was […]

Sixth class retreat

Sixth class had a fantastic time at their retreat in Mount Saint Joseph’s this week.

Grandparents’ Day 2018

On Wednesday May 2nd we had a wonderful Grandparents’ Day with 2nd and 6th classes and their families. The girls sang songs, wrote poems, played their whistles and danced! It was a lovely celebration of the very important people in their lives and the joy on everyone’s face – young and old made the day […]

World Book Day Dress Up

What a wonderful day we had in our costumes for World Book Day                                                                  We had a ball!!!

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