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. […]
This week we had some new pupils in Stanhope Street Primary School. These were mainly four-legged pupils! Yes we got to meet lots of farm animals- guinea pigs, rabbits, hens, cockerels, hens, pigs, goats and even a llama lamb! All the classes were so excited to be able to hold and feed the farm animals. […]
We had great fun being active in room 12 last week as we practised a mixture of skills- ball skills, gymnastics, athletics and games. Have a look at how well we did!
Junior infants, senior infants and first classes enjoyed a magnificent puppet show based on the fairytale, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. It was funny and the puppets really brought the story to life. The moral of the story was ‘Do not talk to strangers!’. The children really understood the message and enjoyed the performance at the […]
We enjoyed a lovely healthy breakfast on Thursday. We had Rice Krispies / Cornflakes and orange juice whilst we chatted and listened to music. This was a lovely treat as we had received lots of compliments from adults around the school over the past few months.
In December we decided to walk to The Moving Crib in Parnell Square. We had learned about the special birthday of Jesus coming up on the 25th of December, the visit of the Three Kings and how Jesus was born in a stable. Our visit to The Moving Crib brought the whole story alive […]
This year the children in Stanhope Street Primary having been donating presents to help homeless families in Dublin over the Christmas period and room 12 have collected eleven presents so far! Fantastic news! We are very grateful to all those who have donated and there is still time to get a gift in before Friday.
We had a great time in room 12 last Thursday when parents joined their children to make fabulous Christmas crafts. We made a cheeky snowman balancing a jingle bell on his nose, a funny Santa Claus and a bauble for our Christmas tree. We said a Christmas poem as Gaeilge and sang our song ‘Christmas […]
First class ended science week with a wonderful trip to the zoo. There was lots of excitement as we saw the lions, lemurs, monkeys, giraffes and hippopotamus. We spent time with the flamingoes before we went to the monkey viewing room and finally we watched the reptiles and snakes slither in their warm dens! It […]
Today we took a step outside to use our lovely wind-charms. We had fun running around the yard seeing the direction the wind was blowing in and getting active at the same time!