5th and 6th Class Tour

On Wednesday 13th the 5th and 6th headed on their school tour to Basecamp East Enniskerry, Co Wicklow; where we were put through our paces by some real members of the army, from camouflage and shooting to eating fish cooked fresh on the fire and nettles. A great day had by everyone!  ...

No water in building – school closing

Dear families, There is no water in the school building today. For health and safety reasons the school is closing with immediate effect. A text message has been sent to all parents. Please collect your child from the school as soon as possible. If your child attends a creche please inform your creche of this closure. First Class children on tour are not affected and should be collected as normal at 2.40pm. Thank...

March and April in Ms. Reilly’s Class

In April we learned about the sun/weather and 19th Century Ireland. In Maths we learned about fractions, decimals and percentages. Click here to watch a video about the sun. Click here to look at the Met Éireann website Click here to watch a video explaining discussion writing. Our homemade slime We made slime in science. We mixed PVA glue, washing detergent, shaving foam and food dye. We learned about heat in science. The teams had to see who could melt the ice the fastest using some form of heat. Project about 19th Century Ireland. Project about 19th Century Ireland. Project about 19th Century Ireland. We worked as historians. We examined pictures to get clues about what life was like in 19th Century Ireland. Posters about the sun and sun safety. We used pastels to create pictures of the solar system. We looked at techniques such as blending, scratching and pointillism We tried out some new techniques using pastels. We used the techniques we learned to create pastels drawings of the aurora borealis. Changing a percentage to a fraction. Changing a fraction to a percentage. Changing a percentage to a decimal. In March our topic was the Native Americans. Click here to read more about the Native Americans       We completed projects about the Native Americans. We made Native American dreamcatchers. We pretended to be on the ships of Christopher Columbus and wrote messages home. We learned about some tools of navigation and drew pictures of them. Tools of Navigation maps. We wrote pieces of informational writing based on animals. Changing a percentage to a fraction. Changing a...