Archive for November, 2013

5th and 6th visit the sorting office for An Phost in Birr

On Friday 22nd Nov, the lucky girls from 5th and 6th class in Mercy Primary School got to visit the  An Phost south Offaly sorting office in Emmet Square, Birr.  We were welcomed by Gary Cahill, the postmaster, who gave us a wonderful tour.  One of the highlights was finding our own personal slots where […]

Science Week in 5th and 6th classes

5th and 6th classes combined to study Egyptian Rollers and how to move an object from A to B using the rollers.   This was done in conjunction with their English Procedural Writing.                                                 […]

Science Week in 2nd class

2nd class learned all about Floating and Sinking for Science Week.                  They guessed which items would float and sink and then carried out experiments to see what happened.                                            […]

Wonderful surprise in Junior Infants!

Today in Junior Infants we received a wonderful treat! Nicole and Courtney along with Mrs.Murray baked some delicious buns in school and gave them to us as a treat! We really loved them as you can see!!      Thank you Nicole, Courtney and Mrs.Murray.           

Science Week – Hearty business in 5th / 6th!

In 5th / 6th we learned all about the circulatory system. We even got to see one up close! We also worked in groups and drew the heart – they are displayed on the Science board in our classroom!                                   […]

5th / 6th November Remembrance

In November the girls in 5th / 6th are remembering those who have passed. We remember them in our thoughts and prayers each day.

Portraits in 5th / 6th!

The girls in 5th / 6th sketched portraits of some famous people in Art class! Take a look at the pictures below – can you guess who they are? They are proudly on display in our classroom!                                  

Dance routine in 5th / 6th!!

The girls in 5th / 6th have been learning a dance routine to the Irish song ‘An Dreoilín’ over the last number of weeks as part of our P.E classes! Take a look at our pictures below. We will put the finished routine up over the next few weeks! Well done girls!       […]

Maths Magicians Answers November 2013

The answers to the Maths Magicians for this month :   A – Circle B – Triangle C- 5 D – 15 E – 20 F – 3300 G – 9.47 H – 64 This month we added some Science questions for Science week. 1 – Kids 2 – 8 3 – 2 4 – […]

Science Week in Senior Infants

In Senior Infants they worked with magnets and learned all about how magnets attract things.   They had great fun finding out what the magnets would attract.                                                           […]

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