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Construction work…part 2

Construction work…part 2

Continuing our theme of construction, the Junior Room pupils discussed and described the buildings featured in Portumna. In pairs, they chose a building and constructed it using a collection of materials which they brought into school. The results were…

Tech Week 2015

Tech Week 2015

Using the Resourse Pack for Tech Week 2015 we explored all the technology in our classroom. We also learned about safer passwords, coding and how to be more ‘web-wise’ on the internet. 
      

School Tour 2015

School Tour 2015

On Friday, 8th May we went on our school tour to Limerick. We began the day with a visit to the Learning Hub in Limerick where we watched a science magic show and learned about chemical reactions. We then rolled on over to Rollerjam for 2hrs of rollerskating, followed by an hour at Jumping Lanes [...]

Poor Little Robin

Poor Little Robin

As part of our preparation for 125 years here at Killeen school, we are learning some songs from the past. Among our favorites is one called ‘Walking to Missouri’ which is about a poor little robin who has his heart broken by a ‘real bird of Paradise’. Here are our illustrations…
     
 
 

Fruity facts

Fruity facts

There are many exotic fruits, some of which we enjoy everyday, especially as energetic Food Dudes. We conducted a class survey based on fruit preferences and examined the data which resulted.
  

Construction work…part 1

Construction work…part 1

Construction is one of the aspects of art we are exploring at present. We began by looking at shapes and forms, materials and structures. Our lollipop houses are the first of our constructions…
     

Magnetic fun

Magnetic fun

As part of our science exploration we have been experimenting with magnets. The north and south poles were identified and we learned about attraction and repulsion. We even made a race track and had some formula 1 fun!
       

Junior fashion designers!

Junior fashion designers!

As part of our Discovery Primary Science and Maths project we discussed clothing and effective protection from the weather. Here are some of our designs…Chanel had better watch out!
  
  

Starry starry night

Starry starry night

We have been learning about Vincent van Gogh and had a go at recreating his Starry night ourselves…
  
  
  

Happy hearts!

Happy hearts!

At this romantic hearty time of year we took the opportunity to explore the job of our heart, how it works and what it sounds like…

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