All the daddies tried hard in the sack race We learned some great moves with Noodles Musical chairs was so fun.. Our favourite thing to do with the parachute was the mushroom,and Virinias mum even joined in. The water relay was great fun. Trying to stay upright for the 2 legged race We had so [...]
Archive for May 30th, 2012
This is some of the art we did for digital art week. We used the app glowdraw on the iPad.
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We are reading the novel “Sam and Some Sticky Situations”. Sam is an explorer who often has to solve a sticky situation in different settings. In one of the chapters, Sam has to help a little bear called Pip to fish. So he designs a fishing rod with a red handle and puts Pip’s name [...]
Last week in art we made pinch pots from clay. We rolled our clay into a ball and used our thumbs to push down on the clay. After we used our fingers to pinch around them. We had to be careful not to make the pot too thin as when it dried it would fall [...]
There is no school on Thursday the 31st of May 2012 as the school will be used as a polling station. This referendum will allow the people of Ireland to decide whether or not Ireland should ratify the Fiscal Stability Treaty.
There will be school on Friday 1st of June.
Monday 4th of June is a Bank Holiday [...]
Today we were learning about capacity in maths. We had great fun estimating the amount of liquid in containers. All of us got a container and we had to stand in order of smallest to largest volume. The smallest one we had today was 250ml – A Tipperary Kids water bottle and the biggest container [...]
Last Wednesday, we had a ‘Write to Read‘ information morning for parents and the local community. Dr Eithne Kennedy spoke about the project, teachers from our school shared their experience of ‘Write to Read’ in the classroom and some pupils read their stories and poems. The ‘Write to Read’ project has had fantastic success in [...]
In your annual child’s end-of-year Progress Report Card, one section of this report will record your child’s score in our recently completed tests in Literacy (Micra-T) and Numeracy (Sigma-T). The scores in these tests are presented to you in the form of a STen score. The following link will answer any questions you mighty have; such as, What is a Sten score? Or, What are Standardised Tests? Etc etc.
Today the Army Band came to school. They had loads of questions. They told us about the different types of instruments. The three groups of instruments in the band are brass, woodwind and percussion. At first they seemed really loud. They played music …
Final Homework Club
We had a pizza party as a treat for all the homework we have been doing all year. We chose our own toppings and each had a quarter of a pizza. It was great fun!