Archive for October 1st, 2017

Working with Buddies

Our buddies came to work with us again on Friday.  We showed off our rhyming, cutting, colouring and sticking skills. We also performed our rhyme about a crocodile and made them jump!

Junior Infants At Work

We’ve been improving our colouring skills and learning to recognise the characters in Oxford Reading Tree.

Junior Infants Enjoying P.E.

On Friday morning we went outside for P.E. We enjoyed playing a games using the hoops and ran our two laps of the astro.

Running laps

Running laps

We are a healthy and  active class. At least once once a day we go out to the All weather pitch (“the big astro”) for a run. The children choose whether to run a full lap which is approximately 440 metres or a half lap. In September the class ran a total of 489 laps.

Can you Balance?

Can you Balance?

In order to balance when you are standing your centre of gravity should be over your feet. When you are standing and bend forwards your centre of gravity starts to move forward too. Normally, you’d compensate by sticking your bum out behind you.
In this experiment you stand with your back and heels against a wall/door. … Continue reading Can you Balance?

The Pip Project

The Pip Project

3rd Class Room 14 are doing a ‘Pip Project’. The children are really enthusiastic and it has really taken off. First the children were invited to plant any pips from the fruit they had for their lunches. Saorla found some mystery seeds in the yard and we have planted them. Perhaps we will end up […]

Cycling to School in the Month of September

Cycling to School in the Month of September

In this fine September weather lots of students are cycling to school.

Homework Policy 2017-18

Dear Parent, This year you should find that in the main, the homework this year is repetitive and predictable. This is so the students can do their homework independently. The main aim of this homework is to create a ‘homework habit’ which will stand to them in Senior Classes and at second level.   I […]

Music Matters: Songs we are learning in class

3rd Class Room 14 LOVE to sing. Here are some songs we are learning in school.   Here they are on Vimeo. Unlike You Tube Vimeo is not blocked in school. Please supervise your child online. The internet is a postal to the world outside. Mrs. Dempsey is teaching us ‘Carol of the Bells’ for […]


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