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100 Word Challenge – Special Showcase Winners

A number of writers have been awared a ‘Special Showcase’ during October and November for their writing for the 100 Word Challenge. Congratulations to Cian, Darragh, Emmanuel, Craig, Zach, Ashley, Mia and Holly.
Cian has been awarded twice! Here is his most recent piece.
The Death of Little Red Riding Hood by Cian
After that major scenario with … Continue reading 100 Word Challenge – Special Showcase Winners

Reading Stars Challenge

Reading Stars Challenge

Congratulations to Grace in Mr Gorman’s 4th class who is the first in the school to read 10 books in our Reading Challenge. Looks like her friends are not too far behind her!
Remember – anyone who reads 5 books gets a lucky dip. Anyone who reads 10 books gets a homework pass and is the … Continue reading Reading Stars Challenge

Buddy Reading

Buddy Reading

We met our 3rd class buddies for Buddy Reading this week. We really enjoyed reading with our pals in Ms Allen’s class.  This is the first year that we are the Senior Buddy and we love reading with the 3rd class students. We are looking forward to reading with them every Tuesday.
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Playing Games In Junior Infants

Playing Games In Junior Infants

On Friday we enjoyed playing different games in class. We are learning to play independently, take turns, follow the rules, play fairly and win and lose graciously.  

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

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