Archive for April, 2012

Busy Start to the New Term in Third Class.

                                We are learning all about plants. We each sowed our own Sunflower seed and we are going to water them and place them in sunlight to help them grow. We are also carrying out an experiment to show what happens when a plant is put in a dark place and also […]

April 2012 First Class Pottery

First class had a very enjoyable pottery class. They were shown how to mould the clay into bowl shapes in preparation for the making of pottery heads. The pupils enjoyed working with their hands and were very proud of what they had created. They were totally engrossed in the lessons. These sessions will continue for […]

First Class went on a Minibeast Hunt.

  First class had a busy morning in Camcor Park on a Minibeast Hunt. The pupils were very good bug detectives. They found many species including ants, spiders, snails, ladybirds , earthworms, woodlice and even quite a large bumble bee made a brief appearance.            

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly