Our Learning Log

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

Our Strong Chess year.

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

The Vikings come to St. Thomas’!


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