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Arts Week

Arts Week

This week in Ms Long’s class, we have been engaging in lots of different workshops during Arts week. On Monday we visited our local library in Balbriggan to rediscover the variety of books that are available.
Today, we were fortunate to have a visit from the famous author of ‘Ghringer the Whinger’, Jane Landy, who kindly … Continue reading Arts Week

Podcasting in Rang VI

This year in Rang VI we decided to do some Podcasting. We started by making a Word of the Day Podcast. We posted on a platform called SoundCloud. Three pupils per day participate in creating the podcast – two presenters and a sound engineer. We use Audacity to record the podcast. We also occasionally use the Garageband App. We did a special Podcast featuring
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Art and Literacy- Visualising and creating Borrower’s houses.

Art and Literacy- Visualising and creating Borrower’s houses.

We recently read the story of The Borrowers. The Borrowers are tiny people that live under the floorboards and survive by borrowing items from humans.
 
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Little Blue Riding Hood

The Senior Infants have been very busy during the past few weeks. They have written and illustrated their own story called Little Blue Riding Hood. In addition to this, the Senior Infants have created and narrated their own video to … Continue reading

Summer Holidays 2018

Summer Holidays 2018

Here are some fun games to play during the summer. Our holidays start on Tuesday 26th of June at 12.30pm and we return to school on Monday 3rd September 2018 at 9.00am.
Happy holidays!

Fun for the Summer:
Maths Games:
Multiplication Times Tables … Continue reading

1st Class Local Tour

1st Class Local Tour

1st Class went on their local tour today. They visited the local library and the firestation. They had a great day. Barbara the librarian read a lovely story to the children and the teachers escaped getting soaked from the hose … Continue reading

Reader’s Theatre

We created scripts for Reader’s Theatre today, based on a chapter from our novel  Stanley. Stanley is a mischievous, but hilarious, child who has recently started school. His teacher, Miss Treacy kept him behind after an eventful day in Junior Infants and wants to hear his side of the story.
Miss Treacy: Now Stanley, there are … Continue reading Reader’s Theatre

Literacy Lift Off

Literacy Lift Off

Literacy Lift Off is going well in Mrs McHale’s first class and Ms Fox’s 1st and 2nd Class. Here is one group from 2nd class doing a follow-up art activity based on the book “Outdoor Art Activities“. They used white … Continue reading

Debate Meet

Debate Meet

The children in Ms Mullen’s fourth class spent weeks learning about persuasive writing in March. They practiced their skills in oral and written debates in class. The highlight was a debate meet with Balrothery N.S, which took place on the afternoon of Wed. 21st March.

The standard from both schools was very high and the audience … Continue reading Debate Meet

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