We made clay elves and a 3D village during our art lessons and when we put it altogether we had a lovely ‘Elf Village’.… Read More
Last month our Hip Hop crew danced at the Fís Film Festival. We got to dance with Ruben from “The Den”. It was a great day. We also got to see the President, Michael D. Higgins.… Read More
Monday 28th November – Friday 2nd December 2011
Adaora: “I learned about different types of butterflies”
Megan: “In Science, we learned about butterflies and that there are 32 different types”
Jake: “In Maths I learned that in Division it is much easier to work out a sum if you put the biggest number inside the L and the smallest number outside the L”
Shannon: “I thought the names of the butterflies were very interesting and I didn’t know that butterflies had 4 wings”
Callum G: “It’s not about who you are or what you do, it’s about the choices that you make.… Read More
As part of the Heritage at HeArt project our class went on a trip to Massey’s Woods. We learned so much about different trees and had a great time completing a nature trail. We saw lots of interesting trees including a Giant Redwood and a Monkey Puzzle Tree.… Read More
We made Ancient Greek Temples in our room lately. We used recycled materials and designed our own Greek Temples with some special touches of our own. Take a look!
We went out to the school garden to collect autumn leaves. There were so many different colours, shapes and sizes!
We used the leaves, gummed paper, crepe paper, matchsticks and colours to make lots of autumn art.… Read More
An Taisce Green Schools Energy Project sponsored by ESB Electric Ireland were announced at an event in Tailors Hall, Dublin attended by Minister of State for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Fergus O’Dowd. St. Thomas SNS were awarded a runners-up prize of 2000 euro sustainability fund.… Read More
On Tuesday 14th June, 2011, St. Thomas’ S.N.S. were awarded a special merit award in Tallaght Library for our ‘Loco Cocoa’ entry in the Bí Gnóthach enterprise project. Nina, Ciara, Alexs and Mr. Murphy represented the school at the South Dublin County Enterprise Board run ceremony.… Read More
We had another great year of chess in our school this year. It is true to say that we took our eye off the ball (queen!!) for a few years but we’re flying again with lots of chess being played in alot of the classes, Christy Dowling teaching nine classes, a weekly chess club and a very competitive chess team which came so close to bringing home the bacon!… Read More
In April both Reading Units did a large project on the Vikings. We learnt a lot about the Vikings and made a lot of our own Viking things like helmets, axes and shields. We also visited the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street and looked at the Viking exibition there, we got to touch and examine some real Viking items, it was really interesting and we learnt a lot.… Read More