• Spring

    Posted on April 12, 2019 by in Chloe's Junior Stars

    Spring has arrived and we are definitely looking forward to spending more time learning outside in the coming weeks as the weather improves (fingers crossed!). This month we have been learning about money in Maths. The children really enjoyed our …
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  • Snozzcumber and Frobscottle!

    Posted on April 8, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    1st class finished their first novel!

    We read the BFG by Roald Dahl aloud together and finished it last week. To celebrate finishing our first novel we had a small BFG party with Snozzcumbers and Frobscottle! We learned so much

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  • Spring, Spring, Spring!

    Posted on April 3, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants

    Junior Infants have been incredibly busy over the last few months! For Aistear in February, we were at the restaurant- taking food orders, acting as customers, cooking as chefs, building beautiful restaurants and making recipes using playdoh.
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  • 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 …
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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 …
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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

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  • Art Project

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Andrew'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

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  • Kildare Town First Responders

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Andrew'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 …
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    Fun Run in the Curragh

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Andrew'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! Read More Here

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  • STEM Exhibition

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Andrew'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 …
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  • Write a Book

    Posted on March 14, 2019 by in Andrew'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 …
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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 …
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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

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  • Turning up the heat in Jenny’s 3rd.

    Posted on February 18, 2019 by in Jenny's-3rd-class, Uncategorized

    Recently we have been learning about the Rainforests and the importance of protecting these rich habitats. We admired the diversity of birds, animals, flowers and trees found in the Rainforest and we learned how to identify the layers of tree …
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  • Explorers

    Posted on February 16, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    In January our theme for the month was Explorers.

    1st class learned all about the lives of a few explorers and then made a project about an explorer of their choice.

     

    We looked at the life of Amelia Earhart,

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  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Posted on February 16, 2019 by in Megan's-1st-class

    1st class loved learning all about Martin Luther king Jr. We had great discussions about equality and how we should treat others. We talked about spreading love and kindness to follow in MLK’s footsteps. We learned all about his life …
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  • February already!!!

    Posted on February 13, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    Can you believe it’s

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  • Winter Wonderland

    Posted on February 12, 2019 by in Aisling's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

     

    In November, we were at ‘The Toyshop’ for Aistear! We loved buying and selling toys, making creations with playdoh and constructing fantastic toy factories and shops.

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  • January and February in Hannah’s Senior Infants

    Posted on February 12, 2019 by in Hannah's-senior-infants

    Senior infants have been busy learning, making creations and having fun the last two months. We  explored the themes of the restaurant and transport in Aistear. In SESE we designed and constructed our own houses out of shoe boxes. We …
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  • Clare’s Senior Infants Aistear fun in the restaurant and airport

    Posted on February 11, 2019 by in Clare's-senior-infants

    Clare’s class had a great time learning and taking part in lots of activities relating to the restaurant and transport over January and February. The children really enjoyed designing their own restaurants, airports, train stations as well as becoming chefs, …
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    January

    Posted on February 6, 2019 by in Chloe's Junior Stars, Uncategorized

    For the month of January, we have been doing lots of work around our Fairy tales topic. The children have really enjoyed reading  lots of different fairy tales and getting to know all the interesting characters in these stories. One …
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  • Detective Work

    Posted on February 4, 2019 by in Andrew's-4th-class

     

    The problem solving skills of Andrew’s class were put to the test

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  • Stone Age Projects

    Posted on February 4, 2019 by in Andrew's-4th-class

    Fourth class were busy at project work again recently. but on this occasion

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  • Winter artwork

    Posted on February 4, 2019 by in Andrew's-4th-class

    Andrew’s class put in plenty of effort when creating art for the Winter

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  • Wildlife Experts

    Posted on February 4, 2019 by in Andrew's-4th-class

    Andrew’s 4th class were fortunate enough to have Pat, a local wildlife expert,

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    Posted on February 3, 2019 by in Oisín's-6th-class

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  • World War 1 Project & Links

    Posted on January 22, 2019 by in Anthony's-5th-class

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    This project must be presented via poster/booklet/spreadsheet (anything that can be  …. 

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  • 3rd Class Activities

    Posted on January 22, 2019 by in Michelle's-3rd-class, News

    3rd class enjoyed learning about Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year, the class learned how the festival is celebrated and sampled the tradition of apples dipped in honey.

    Playing Rock, Paper, Scissors always goes down a treat, even when we

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  • Book Worms

    Posted on January 21, 2019 by in Andrew's-4th-class

    As always 4th are thrilled to have some free reading time in our amazing library. If only they were always this quiet !
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  • Diorama Drama

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Jenny's-3rd-class

    In 3rd class we have been very busy designing and making dioramas.  We used a variety of recycled materials, paint, toys and craft materials to create our imaginative inventions. The children engaged very well in experimenting with the materials to …
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  • House Points Launch

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Anthony's-5th-class

    The House Points were launched recently, and Gerry and Rachel helped assign each of the class to their houses. We had a brilliant launch day getting to know the children from the other classes in our houses!
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  • Science Week Workshop with the Gaiety School of Acting

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Anthony's-5th-class

    The Gaiety School of Acting visited us as part of Science Week. They have partnered with the Science Foundation Ireland and the Chester Beatty Library to bring us a Minecraft inspired workshop in which the children from 5th and 6th …
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  • Halloween

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Anthony's-5th-class

    Halloween is upon us, and we’ve created some crafty costumes as well as some amazing Tim Burton inspired art! Check them out below.
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  • Atoms Matter!

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Anthony's-5th-class

    Paul from Science Culture Ireland recently paid a visit to 5th Class. We were fascinated by the atoms and bonds that bind liquid petroleum gas together, by the mechanisms of a petrol engine and how the process of photosynthesis works. …
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    Our year so far in photographs

    Posted on January 17, 2019 by in Cathy's-2nd-class

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  • January in Mia’s Junior Infants

    Posted on January 15, 2019 by in Maria's-junior-infants, Uncategorized

    We have had so much fun since we came back from  our Winter Break! Our Aistear theme this month is The Arctic ,we love putting on our coats and hats and pretending to be scientists doing Arctic research!! In maths …
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  • Puzzling Times in 4th Class!!

    Posted on January 9, 2019 by in Seamus's-4th-class

    Take a look at what some of our early finishers have been attempting to improve their persistence and problem solving skills.

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