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Train Driver Visits School

Train Driver Visits School

In connection with our Aistear topic (travel and in particular the train) a train driver visited us last week. He told us lots about his job and the trains he drives. He brought some of his equipment with him and we were able to try some of it out. We watched a video taken from the front of the train so we could see
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Lamh Song: Let It Snow!

We’ll be doing this Lámh song for our Christmas Carol Service this year.

5th Class RTÉ Christmas Art Competition

5th Class RTÉ Christmas Art Competition

Last week we decided to enter RTÉ’s News Today’s Christmas Art Competition in order to be in with a chance of turning on the Christmas lights at the RTÉ studios. As daily viewers of the bulletin and as fantastic artists, we thought-why not! This years title was ‘My Christmas Wish’ and we were asked to submit a drawing or painting based on that title.
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5th Class Pompeii Project!

In our first term, we studied Pompeii and its infamous volcanic mountain, Mount Vesuvius. Combining five curricular areas, we created a project on Pompeii, named ‘The Pompeii Project’. As part of this project, we each created a newspaper entitled ‘The Pompeii Times’ and wrote detailed articles based on the events of the volcanic eruption in AD79. Through the use of History, we studied the
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The Stone Age – 6th Class

The Stone Age – 6th Class

As part of Term 1 History, we explored and created an information wall about the three eras of the Stone Age. We created tools, weapons and jewelry, and we created our very own class wall painting based on the famous Cave Paintings of Lascaux.

Trains and Buddies in Junior Infants

Last week we painted trains then our buddies helped us to stick on different shapes for the wheels, funnels and engines.

Shapes in the Environment

Today we went outside to find examples of different shapes. We found lots of rectangles, squares, circles and semi-circles but not many triangles. There were lots of large shapes on the basketball court that we could all stand on and walk around.

Happy Halloween from 4th Class

We were all amazed by the amazing costumes all the children of Ransboro N.S. dressed in today. This year the school decided to fund raise for ‘The Mitchell Sisters’, former pupils of our school.
Here is a look at the costumes that 4th Clas…

Throwback Thursday

Earlier in the year Third Class took a trip to Hazelwood with a wildlife expert called Michael Bell. He taught us many interesting facts and showed us the best places to find mini beasts in the woods. The children worked together to identify trees and …

Second Class Art

We have enjoyed many Art lessons so far this term. The strands we focused on are: drawing, paint and colour, fabric and fibre. Here is a selection of their good work.

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