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PE in Third Class

  Third Class are enjoying their PE lessons this term. They are taking part in an Athletics Programme with Offaly Sports Partnership. Here they are working on various skills including, throwing and catching, running, jumping and balancing. The girls are also learning Tag Rugby and look forward to the lessons every week.

Science Fun

  Third Class have been enjoying their Science lessons this term. During Science Week they visited the Theatre and enjoyed fun with Bubbles the Clown. They did various experiments in class. They made Lava Lamps and tested what happens when you mix oil, water, food colouring and an effervescent tablet! They also planted cress seeds […]

Happy Halloween

  The girls in Third Class had great fun learning about the History of Halloween and it’s traditions. They learned lots of Halloween poems and songs.  They played some Halloween games, tasted barmbrack, carved pumpkins and created lovely art work too.

Hot Air Balloons

Third Class really enjoyed the Hot Air Balloon Festival which took place in Birr recently. They were fascinated to see one of the balloons in Mercy Primary! In Art Class the girls experimented with mixing colours and created beautiful hot air balloons. They look fabulous in our classroom.

Friendship Week

Third Class celebrated Friendship week last week, They learned all about the importance of friendship and the qualities of a good friend.  The children took part in lots of activities for Friendship week – they read poems and stories about friendship, they wrote their own poems, played games and created lovely art work. During the week […]

Roald Dahl Day

Third Class celebrated Roald Dahl Day on 13th September. Some girls wore something yellow as Roald Dahl’s favorite colour was yellow.  They learned some facts about him and they enjoyed listening to the story The Twits. Some of the girls are now reading George’s Marvellous Medicine and other Roald Dahl stories. Look out for his […]

Third Class 2019

Our new Third Class 2019-2020. Fáilte ar ais.

Hot Air Balloons in Mercy Primary!

The girls in Mercy Primary were treated to a very special surprise this morning, with the visit of a hot air balloon to our school yard. We got to take a peek inside the basket of “Big Brother”, learn lots of facts about flying, and were warmed by the heat of the balloon’s flames. A […]

Write a Book

Best of luck to all the girls in Third Class who took part in the Write a Book Project. They planned, wrote, edited, illustrated and published fantastic stories. Ms. de Chaumont and the girls enjoyed reading all the books. We are so lucky to have such talented authors in our school.

Raffle Winner

Here’s one very happy girl going home today with a fabulous Easter hamper, which she won in our Lenten raffle. This year, Mercy Primary are raising money for Ngara School in Uganda.

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