6th Class trip to Chester Beatty Library and Dublin Castle

A group of 6th Class pupils recently went on a trip to Chester Beatty Library and Dublin Castle. In Chester Beatty Library, the pupils examined a variety of objects and discussed how they might have been made. The pupils learned about different materials and the methods of making the objects they saw. The pupils really enjoyed the trip, and their guide asked them some fantastic questions which really helped to get the children thinking about how the objects were made. After visiting the Library, the pupils were brought on a guided tour of Dublin Castle. They learned about the history of Dublin Castle, from its construction to the present...

Paired Reading with Senior Infants and 6th Class

Some pupils from our 6th Classes went to Ms. Moore’s Senior Infant class and read some story books to them. The Senior Infant pupils had a great time listening to the stories, and some of them even read their own beginner readers for the 6th Class...

Fire Safety Talk with Fireman David Styles

Fire Safety talk with 5th and 6th classes In advance of Halloween, local fireman and parent David Styles, gave a fire safety talk to a number of classes. David shared lots of important information with us about how we can keep safe in our homes and around bonfires. He also informed older classes of the dangers of illegal fireworks and fire-crackers. Thank you very much David for giving of your free time and we would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Halloween! Fire safety talk with 5th and 6th classes Fire safety talk with Junior and Senior...

Autumn Dress Up Day in Ms. Bell’s Class

Today we had great fun showing off our costumes and dancing at our class disco! We held a little fashion show and then had a dance with our friends! We all then enjoyed a popcorn party and a movie afterwards! I hope everyone has a fun midterm break! See you all on the 4th November! Ms....

Maths Week in Mr. Dowling’s 2nd Class.

This week we celebrated Maths Week in Scoil Chormaic. Maths Week is an important way to help learners, of all ages enjoy maths and to highlight the creativity of the subject. During the week, the children had amble opportunity to express their creativity in the subject area. Here is what we got up to! On Monday we played various games involving dice, counters and mini whiteboards. The winning pair got 20 Dowling Dollars for their great team work and high score. Well done guys! On Tuesday we made shape monsters out of coloured card. This was incredibly fun and children gave their monsters some spooky names too! On Wednesday we completed a Maths trail across the school which incorporated various maths skills such as measures, number, shape and space and data. At the end children were lead to buried treasure in the PE hall for excellent concentration, communication and completion of this trail with their partners! We will celebrate with this treasure on Friday before mid term break. Well done to all the boys and girls for their super work during Maths Week. They worked hard but also had great fun...

Ms. Bell’s class perform with Lámh signs

Ms. Bell’s class have been very busy learning some Lámh signs (Irish sign language) which can be used to support communication. We have learned lots of signs such as hello, goodbye, toilet, thank you, break and lunch. We have been practicing this song which involves lots of signs – red, yellow, blue, green, white, yes and no. The children are picking up the signs very quickly and can be seen using them around the school, classroom and yard! It is super to see! We sang our song at assembly and then taught it to the other junior and senior infant classes!...