Monthly Archives: March 2019

  • Rock your socks

    Posted on March 24, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    This week we took part in Rock your Socks for Down Syndrome awareness day. All of first class took part and we had a great day discussing our differences and how we are all unique. We also talked about how we should treat others with kindness and respect no matter their differences. We read the […]

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    March fun

    Posted on March 19, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Wow! Time goes so quickly in Junior Infants ! We have had so much fun over the last few weeks, here are some of the things we got up to. In maths we were learning about patterns we had fun using tangrams, where we made shapes and copied each other’s shapes, as well as sorting […]

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge

    Posted on March 15, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    First class had a very busy seachtain na Gaeilge. Oisín’s 6th class came to do some paired reading with us as Gaeilge. First class loved hearing 6th class tell them a story and learned loads of new Irish words. We learned, practiced and performed an Irish poem called Bogha Baistí in groups for the class. […]

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  • Art Project

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    Fourth class were fortunate enough to have Marta Golubowksa visit our class and carry out a 4 week art project with us. From day 1, the children loved this project and put in a fantastic effort. The project was based on a story of St Brigid and her encounters with an old King of Leinster. […]

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  • Kildare Town First Responders

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    Following the school’s ‘Crazy Hair and Clothes’ fundraiser, we were lucky enough to get a visit from the Kildare Town First Responders. The children took part in CPR course and put their skills to the test on the day. Thank you very much to the Kildare Town First Responders for giving up their time to […]

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    Fun Run in the Curragh

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    Thank you very much to the Irish Defence Forces for organising a fantastic 2km Fun Run in the Curragh recently. It was a fantastic day out for the children and the teachers!

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  • STEM Exhibition

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    There was great excitement around the school recently as the senior classes hosted their very own science exhibitions. The children prepared their own science experiments, from various strands and strand units, and put on a fantastic show for their friends from the different classes around the school. It was wonderful to see all the creativity […]

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  • Write a Book

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Eimear's-4th-class

    The children from 4th, 5th and 6th class recently entered ‘Write – a – Book’ competition which they worked on at home and at school. A lot of hard work went into planning and preparing the books before the children wrote their first drafts. They were then edited and published, along with fantastic illustrations! A […]

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    Pancake fun

    Posted on March 8, 2019 by in Chloe's Junior Stars

    This week we have been designing and decorating our own ‘healthy pancakes’. Some of the children chose to make pancake lions whilst others made pancake suns. The children used strawberries, blueberries and oranges to decorate the pancakes. We talked about healthy eating and how to be hygienic when preparing food, which of course meant that […]

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  • Californian penpals!!

    Posted on March 6, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    This week we got replies from our penpals in California!   In November we wrote letters to my sister’s first grade class in Red Wood City, California. First class were so excited to hear back from their new friends in America. We each got our letters, read them and then shared some cool things our penpals […]

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