Some of the fifth class children got to go on a trip to Rua Red on Tuesday 12th April 2011. First we went into the art gallery and looked at the exhibition. There was a lot of abstract structures and art work.… Read More
Faith from Birdwatch Ireland visited Ms. Beirne’s class to teach us about Irish Birds. We learned about all the different breeds of birds and we also made seed cakes for the birds to eat. We are taking it in turns to spot the birds that visit our school garden and the bird houses that have been put up.… Read More
On Thursday the 7th of April our class attended a play created by the Down To Earth drama company. This play was called the “R-Factor”.
The play was about conserving the Earth. We met characters such as Misses Muck-it-up and Professor Know-it-all who actually knew nothing at all about energy. … Read More
With the boys and girls school soccer teams currently battling for Tallaght league honours, it is a good time to remember the fantastic achievement of the 2007 squad. They remained unbeaten throughout the league and also went close to winning the Dublin Cup. … Read More
We did lots of science experiments today in our classroom! Some parents came in to show us how to do them. We examined our fingerprints, we made beans jump in fizzy water, we made a pin float in water, we found out what liquids float and sink and we made a lighthouse using wires, batteries and a light bulb!… Read More
Both 6th classes had studied the 1916 Easter Rising in detail and were delighted to have the opportunity to visit the historic Kilmainham Jail where many of the rising leaders were jailed, and in some cases, executed.… Read More
Here’s the report and instructions that our class wrote up and devised after doing this experiment. Can you follow these instructions at home?
Aim: To inflate a balloon using yeast/baking powder, sugar & water
Materials: 250ml plastic bottle, balloon,paper, teaspoon, yeast, warm water, sugar
Method: 1.… Read More
Before Hallowe’en Mr Healy’s 6th class had a conkers tournament in the class. As conkers can be quite a dangerous game, the children came up with simple and easy to follow rules for a game of conkers.… Read More
We wanted to make our shape hunt even more fun so we got into lots of 2-D shapes ourselves. We made a triangle, square, rectangle, hexagon and pentagon. Take a look and watch out we’re learning about 3-D shapes now so who knows what we’ll do!!!!… Read More
This week in Room 22 we were learning about 2-D shapes and went on a shape hunt around our school. Here are some of the shapes we found in our school hall.
“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?”
The pupils from Mr. Campbell’s class lost their inhibitions and explored a variety of roles and personalities as Room 4 was transformed into a mini-theatre!
“Drama is theatre, life, an escape from life, happiness, and sadness all rolled into one.”
The pupils from Mr. Campbell’s 3rd class have been busy making St. Brigid’s crosses. With a plentiful supply of Donegal’s finest rushes and after much practice, the children soon became masters of cross-making!