Archive for March, 2012

Second Class Construction Project

Over the last month second class have been planning and completing a construction project in art. They created various types of houses. Firstly they drew up their plans, then they constructed their own houses. They were delighted with the results and their hard work paid off! The various houses include: bungalows, cottages, apartments, semi-detached, detached, […]

March 2012 Lá na Gaeilge

Bhain rang a haon an taitneamh as Lá na Gaeilge. Bhí siad ag damhsa, ag canadh, ag imirt cluichí gaelach agus ag comhrá as gaeilge. Bhi siad ag caint sa rang agus amuigh sa chlós.

March 2012 Float your Boat

First class were testing their scientific skills on the theme of Floating and Sinking. They predicted, tested,  and observed ensuring that there was fair testing. They recorded their findings and compared their results. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Easter Activities

First class was a hive of activity as the pupils prepared for Easter. The girls decorated Easter Eggs, painted hard boiled eggs and learned all about the story of Easter. There was a great atmosphere in the room and the girls made their own Easter Cards with pop-up Easter Bunnies.

Aon scéal nua?

Bhí lá iontach againn don Lá na Gaeilge. Scríobhamar drámaíocht féin – ‘An Nuacht’. Bhíomar ag damhsa agus ag canadh amhráin freisin. Bhaineamar alán taitneamh as.

Bright Sparks

Fourth class have been busy learning about Electricity. We made Lighthouses by creating closed circuits. We had great fun experimenting with insulators and conductors of electricity.

Beware of the Lough Neagh Monsters!

In Geography we learned about the Lakes of Ireland. We now know that Lough Neagh is the largest lake in Ireland and Lough Corrib is the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland.

Ms Cleary’s Third Class Gymnastics

We had great fun in gymnastics making fun shapes, balancing and experimenting with different ways of travelling across the mats and equipment.      

Ms Cleary’s Third Class Science

Maths – Partitioning within 5.


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