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Water Water Everywhere!!!! in second class

 This week we explored the role of water in energy creation.  We discussed how water is used to power mills and power plants.  We looked at water wheels and how they are used to create energy…….And then we had SOME fun making one!!!!

Maths Week 2019

 What a great week in Mercy Primary.  It was World Maths Week.  We enjoyed maths so much.  More photos to follow……

Aistear in Junior and Senior Infants

The Doctor’s Surgery We had great fun in Aistear this September. Our theme was ‘The Doctor ‘s Surgery’. We learned how to make an appointment by phoning the receptionist, how to describe how we were feeling, the role the nurse and doctor play, what a prescription is and the importance of the pharmacy. We also […]

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.

National Tree Day 2019

 On National Tree Day, we spent the day learning about trees and  enjoying our natural environment. We combined it with learning about the artist Kadinsky and studying his abstract trees.

Friendship week in 2nd class

  We had a great week celebrating friendship week.  We remembered our PAX vision about being kind, caring, looking out for each other.  It makes a wonderful school!

Outdoor Classroom Day

What a fabulous day was had for Outdoor Classroom Day. The girls spent the day doing activities and had a ball.

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