Archive for October, 2013

Halloween Dress-up and Games. First Class October 2013

  We played some Halloween games including fortune telling, pin the nose on the witch and dont knock the grape!  

First class Halloween Fun 2013

First class were very busy in the weeks leading up to the Halloween break. The theme of Halloween provided great opportunity for drama and  art and craft as can be seen from the photos. Bhi na cailíní ar fheabhas ag caint agus ag déanamh cómhrá as Gaeilge.Bhain siad an-taitneamh as bheith ag gléasadh suas.The girls […]

3rd Class Art

  3rd class have done some lovely art recently.                                                                             

Halloween Dress Up/ Jersey Day.

  On Friday 25th October we had a Halloween Dress Up/ Jersey Day as a fundraiser to help buy a new set of school jerseys. We had a fabulous day, everyone looked great and we raised 335 euro!! Thanks to all who made a contribution.                       […]

Junior Infants

We have had a busy few weeks in Junior Infants.         We went to Birr Library once a week and listened to lots of different stories. We received our certificates today. Thank you to all the staff in Birr Library. We have been learning all about Autumn so we went on an Autumn […]

Bubble Pop by 4th class

This is the first of our many recordings on the way.   Go on..have a listen!!   Click here  

New Shoes!!! Yes please.

We love art and we love shoes….. so what a great combo! We learned a lovely new poem called ‘Choosing Shoes’ by Frida Wolfe. New shoes, new shoes, Red and pink and blue shoes. Tell me, what would you choose, If they’d let us buy? Buckle shoes, bow shoes, Pretty pointy-toe shoes, Strappy, cappy low […]

National Tree Day 10th Oct.2013 in Fourth Class

National Tree Day fell on Thursday, 10th October this year so fourth class went on their autumn trail to Camcor Park. Wellies – check! Clipboards – check! Raincoats – check!                                We set off from our school after lunch and ‘trecked’ the long distance……across the road!  We are so […]

Senior Infants September / October activities

            Take a look at our Autumn Tree. This collage was made using torn up pieces of sugar paper. We were careful to only choose Autumn coloured paper. We learned an Autumn poem called The Leaves. We also completed our very own Autumn book. We learned about the different parts of the tree and we […]

Halloween is coming.

          We have been busy getting ready for Halloween in Senior Infants. We learned songs and poems in English and Irish. We have read the brilliant Julia Donaldson book called Room on the Broom and we also made these witches using different coloured card. Look at her long pointy nose.

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