The Junior Reading Unit writer of the month for December was Maleek Adediran. We have been doing lots of Christmas work and he wrote a brilliant Christmas acrostic poem. My favourite line is “Happy kids playing in the winter snow.” Why don’t you have a read and see which is your favourite line!… Read More
The Junior Reading Unit writer of the month for November was Darragh Nagle. He wrote a brilliant paragraph about his favourite football team, Chelsea. He even typed it up himself! Well done Darragh and keep up the great work!… Read More
A Christmas Fair was held in our school hall on Friday 7th December 2012. It was a huge success. Thank you to all involved. There were lots of stalls selling beautiful, homemade crafts and goods in the hall such as, Christmas logs, Christmas wreaths, snowmen, hot chocolate, cookies, treats, Christmas cards and lots of other things.… Read More
We have written our own novel!
‘The Lost Lands’
The Reading Units are taking part in a project with Balleyfermot College. We were asked to write stories and the students in Ballyfermot will choose their favourite story and animate part of it.… Read More
We have done a lot of work about keeping ourselves safe. As part of this we discussed, made posters and wrote poems about bullying and how to say no to bullies.
Here is a poem written by two boys in our class;
Bullying is bad,
It makes people sad.… Read More
Our class studied the Moon and here’s how we got on
We used Geography, Science, Art & even Cookies to help us understand the moon.
We painted moons on paper plates and tried to show the craters on the surface by mixing paint to make different shades of grey.… Read More
Sandra and Marilyn have recently taken up knitting with Anna and Marion. Look at the beautiful baby blanket and headband they’ve created. Well done girls.
We have been very busy the last few weeks planning, writing, editing and publishing our stories for a Fantasy story writing competition. We enjoyed reading each others stories and seeing what wonderful ideas everyone put down on paper. … Read More
6th class students from Ms. Barry and Ms. Surlis’ classes, their parents and teachers went to the Helix Theatre recently to receive an award for their movie ‘The Classroom’. The event was part of the FIS Festival (Film in Schools), schools from all over Ireland entered the competition and only 24 were selected to attend the awards ceremony in the Helix.… Read More
On Thursday, 8th of November 2012 our class (Rm9) went to the “Fighting Words-The
Write to Right” creative writing centre beside Croke Park. The centre was set up by Roddy
Doyle, the famous Irish author of “The Giggler Treatment”, “Rover Saves Christmas”, “The
Meanwhile Adventures” and many more childrens’ stories as well as alot of adult books.… Read More
During the month of October 5th and 6th class were extremely lucky to have an astronomer come in to talk to us about Space and its fascinating mysteries. Kevin the astronomer filled us in about the size and distance of the planets and stars.… Read More
Mandolin Club is up and running again this year and we have two new children joining us! We are all very excited to perform for the children, teachers and parents of St Thomas’ again this year.… Read More