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Skype Call – Sea Turtles, Sharks and Healthy Oceans

Skype Call – Sea Turtles, Sharks and Healthy Oceans

We had a Skype Call with Jennifer Nolan today. She taught us all about Sea Turtles and Sharks.
Jennifer also told us about all the litter in the ocean and how it is so harmful to sea creatures, especially Sea Turtles.
We got to ask Jennifer lots of questions and she showed us loads of great photographs. … Continue reading Skype Call – Sea Turtles, Sharks and Healthy Oceans

Tree Day 2017

Tree Day 2017

We had great fun today celebrating Tree Day 2017.
We went on a Tree Trail and examined an Oak tree in the school grounds. Then we all collected a variety of leaves and tried to identify them using the sheet that teacher gave us.
We also collected some berries, horse chestnuts and acorns.
It was hard to work … Continue reading Tree Day 2017


On Friday our ‘buddies’ from 6th class came to work with us for the first time. We practised our colouring, cutting and sticking skills.

Tom, Andy, Gatsby and Nico!

Today the 3rd classes enjoyed a visit from Tom (with his dog Gatsby) and Andy (wiht his dog Nico). Both Tom and Andy are blind. Their lovely dogs are guide dogs.

Tom and Andy told us about how they manage everyday tasks like cooking, getting around and telling the time.
Tom showed us a … Continue reading Tom, Andy, Gatsby and Nico!

Boxing Week 3

With the fantastic Dave we got the gloves out today.
Exhausting fun was had by all! Huge thanks to BBC again!

Mystery Skype

On Friday evening, we had a Mystery Skype with Amy Murch’s 4th Grade class. They are in Brooks Elementary School in Indiana, USA. They guessed where we are, before we guessed where they were!
We had fun chatting to them after the Skype call. Thei…

Boxing 5th Class 2017

Dave from Bracken Boxing Club came to help put us through our paces with aerobic exercise. We’re all looking forward to the next three weeks

In the Garden with Kay Synott

In the Garden with Kay Synott

Today we all worked in groups with Kay Synott in the garden. The school yard had been prepared over the Easter with thanks to the Lyons family, Joe Campbell, Pat Curley, John Salmons and Brendan Kelly. 
We got to work planting … Continue reading

Self-Portrait Door Display

Self-Portrait Door Display

This is a door display which can be used all year round. It personalises your classroom and links with many themes including Self-Identity in SPHE and the Drawing strand in Art. We have all done self-portraits to death! However, this art…

RSA visit February 28th

The RSA came to visit today, ourselves and MS Sullivan’s Class had a terrific presentation and discussion about road safety.

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