Maths Week was marked this year by our first senior Maths quiz. The children of fith and sixth class took part in teams of four. Everyone involved really enjoyed the quiz. Thanks to Ms Surlis for all her hard work organising questions, and teams.… Read More “Maths Week 2012”
The Lake District is situated in Cumbria in the north-west corner of England. It is a scenic mountainous area with several lakes. The area was made famous by the Lake poets Wordsworth and Coleridge. Beatrix Potter also based her Peter Rabbit books around Keswick in the Lake District.… Read More “Lake District”
Peig Ryan’s Polka being played by Ms. Surlis’ 4th Class.
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We had a great week of activity and sport from 30th May-3rd June. We were blessed with lovely sunny weather and boy did we make the most of it. Every pupil in our school got the opportunity to try out lots of different sports including American Football, Ultimate frisbee, Hip-Hop, Soccer, Hurling, boxing, chess, tug-o-War, novelty games, tag rugby and athletics.… Read More “Active Schools Week”
This year St. Thomas’ became the Tallaght chess champions. In the quarter finals we beat St. Mary’s Bancroft. In the semi-finals we beat Scoil Santain after a hard match. In the
final we beat Scoil Maelruain of Old Bawn three and a half to one and a half.… Read More “St. Thomas’ are Chess Champions again”
It is Book Week this week. Our theme is the Olympics. We have done lots of research on the Irish Olympic Team and the Irish Paralympic Team. Check out all our work on our noticeboard!
The Cherry Blossom tree in our school garden has recently come into bloom. See how beautiful it is. Our tulips are blossoming beautifully too.… Read More “Cherry Blossom Beauty”
We planted tomatoes, cress, basil and carrots in Room 10 today. We have now officially started the ‘Great Seed Race’ to see which seed will be the first to grow. See how we got on. Check back to see who won!!! … Read More “Sowing and Growing”
Team Innocent warmed up, fuelled up and raced in The Innocent Olympics in Room 10 as part of the Innocent Smoothies ‘Sow and Grow’ project.… Read More “Team Innocent Olympics”
As part of our Innocent Smoothie ‘Sow and Grow’ project, we did a blind tasting of smoothies in Room 10 – what fun we had. Our taste buds loved the taste test.
This month our class were learning all about sounds.
We learned that sound travels through lots of materials like air, water, wood, metal. We also learned that sound travels through vibrations.
We carried out loads of fun experiments and learned lots of new things!… Read More “Sound”
Room 12 were learning all about 3D shapes. We looked at 3D shapes that we see everyday all around us and brought in examples of these from home. We discovered a building in Tallaght that has a 3D shape (pyramid) on it’s roof but it is called after a 2D shape!… Read More “3D Shapes in maths”