Archive for March, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day from 2nd Class

Second class made beautiful Mother’s Day gifts.  They designed a lovely card and there’s a little surprise inside for their Mammies!!! Take a look …       Happy Mother’s Day  

Gymnastics with Ms. Feehan.

Fourth class would like to thank Emer Feehan for teaching them more gymnastics skills again this year.  We had so much fun rolling, tumbling, balancing, jumping, swinging, hopping….I’m tired listing what we did!               

Lovely Lemonade!

As part of our procedural writing lessons we decided we would be nice to ourselves here in 4th class and make some refreshing lemonade. So, we made a list of ingredients and utensils that we would need. Ingredients:  Sparkling water, lemons and sugar. Utensils:  A whisk, large bowl, a litre jug,  a juicer, a knife […]

What talent!

Have a look at this amazing cake made by one of our 5th class students. She made it for 2nd class for their First Holy Communion.                                

February Newsletter 2014

Mercy Primary School Newsletter February 2014   Welcome to February’s newsletter. As usual, it has been a very busy month here in Mercy Primary School.   We started the month with Science for Fun in 4th class. This ran for 5 Mondays and was hugely successful. Thanks to Mrs. Fitzgerald, HSCL for organising this and […]

3rd Class Art

  3rd class have created a wonderful art display in the hall.                                                                                        […]

Community Games Model-Making Competition

  Congratulations to all the girls who won prizes in the Community Games Model-Making Competition and good luck to those going on to the next stage.  

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day In Mercy Primary

    What fun we had on Friday with our ‘LOTS OF SOCKS’ themed day.  It was a great way to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. We learned what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.   […]

First Class Activities-March 2014

First class girls created shamrock characters to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day. As an on-going incentive to speak Irish the girls get to wear a “t-léine” for the day.The girls are showing great enthusiasm for “labhairt na Gaeilge” so some may also be crowned Irish Princesses-so watch this space!  A great array of odd socks, multi-coloured socks […]

Gardening news from First Class-March 2014

                        As you can see first class have been busy gardeners planting sunflowers, and broad beans and their plants are making good progress. The girls have been learning about the power of the wind and how windmills work.They are making their own windmills and here are […]

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