Mr O’Brien’s First Class made butter during Science Week. We learnt how butter was made in the past using a butter churn. The children poured cream into their bottles and began to shake them up and down – this separated the fat from the buttermilk and left us with a solid lump of butter in […]
We have been working on the topic of Patterns in Maths this week. We have spent lots of time discovering and making different patterns from various materials. Today we used coloured counters and cubes to create colourful, unique patterns.
1st Class kicked off science week by looking at our heart rate. We began by learning how to find our pulse in our bodies. We checked our pulse when we were sitting calmly at our tables before we headed to the P.E. hall for our P.E. lesson. We then checked our pulse after some exercise […]
We have been working hard so far this year in 1st class. Here is some of the amazing art work we have created so far. We love to get creative! Pointillism Emoji Art Masks
The children in Mr O’Brien’s First Class conducted a science experiment to show the water cycle. The children learnt about – Evaporation/Condensation/Precipitation We can’t wait to see what happens to our experiments over the coming days! Rain Rain go away, come back another day!
The children in First Class Rm10 conducted a taste science experiment. They separated the skittles into the different flavours – lemon/lime/strawberry/blackcurrant/orange and then added them to warm water. The water separated the food colouring from the skittles to create a different flavoured juice.
We had great fun today using our instruments and bodies to sound out and feel the rhythm patterns to a simple tune ‘tea, coffee, coca cola!’
Last week we were very fortunate to be invited to the Ilac Centre Library for a fun filled hour by the Catherine Dunphy’s Magic of Music. Two first classes got the opportunity to explore rhythm and beat, percussion and non-percussion instruments in energetic performances of Christmas songs and popular music. Catherine Dunphy was amazing in […]
First Class have been learning about farming and milking during our History lessons. We found out how to make butter by churning cream and then decided to give it a go ourselves! We sang an old butter making song called: ‘Come Butter Come’, as we passed a container of cream around, shaking it until we […]
On Friday our 4th class, fifth classes and sixth class took part in a wonderfully challenging chess tournament hosted by Seamas, our inspirational chess teacher, who motivates our students every Friday by teaching them to use clever strategies and techniques to outsmart their partners. The winning girls received beautiful medals and trophies provided by Seamas. […]