Archive for 2021

Sixth Class Graduation 2021

Our fabulous Sixth Class had their Graduation Ceremony on Friday June 18th. We wish them the very best of luck in the future.  

Second Class Sponsored Walk

Last Thursday we took part in our annual sponsored walk!! Like many things this year, COVID restrictions played their part, but as always our girls were unfazed! We split into two groups with Mrs Dermody and Miss Byrne and Ella Rose was our experienced guide! She knows the castle well, and under her guidance we […]

Persuasive Writing!

Second class had a little fun with their English writing this week! After generating as much vocabulary, phrases and writing features that they thought they would need, the girls worked in pairs to create a toy advertisement! We are going to use these to persuade each other that our toy is the Best Buy 🤩

The Scarecrow’s Wedding

Today, Junior and Senior Infants celebrated two important occasions; recent birthdays and  Betty O Barley and Harry O Hay’s Wedding. The children wore pink flowers in their hair and made necklaces for the celebration. Happy Birthday Sorcha, Mariana, Eden and Blanka! !              

Making Butter

Last Friday in first class we made our own butter. We had been learning about the farm in SESE, and specifically how cows provide us with food. How did we make the butter? We simply used a jar and some cream and shook the jar to the beat of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off”. We […]

Different Feathers

First class read 3 beautiful stories recently from the Irish Red Cross that aim to promote the acceptance of social diversities. The stories were Sabina the Swallow a story book on the topic of migration. Paul the Pigeon a story book on the topic of disabilities. Finley the Finch a story book on the topic of gender stereotyping The girls […]

Our Outdoor Classroom

Fourth class have been enjoying the beautiful weather recently. The sun shone down for their Dance lessons with Lisa and their dance moves are improving each week. They took their books outside for DEAR time and they also planted sunflowers and wild flowers to enhance Biodiversity. Let’s hope this good weather continues.

April Showers

Fourth Class created beautiful art pieces entitled “April Showers bring May Flowers”.

Busy Bees 🐝

Second class have had a very busy couple of weeks! We have built houses from recycled materials, planted wildflowers for Biodiversity,  started dancing with Lisa, and enjoyed classes in the sunshine ☀️🌻🌈

Red Panda Adoption

First class adopted a red panda from Dublin Zoo – which we named Dearg. When the zoo appealed for support to help the animals, the girls were dying to help. So after much debate we decided to adopt a red panda. We have learned all about them and received the most amazing adoption pack from […]

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