In 3rd class we have been learning a lot about how scientists are always forming ‘I wonder…’ questions in their daily jobs. For our recent Science lessons we took on a science challenge to create a boat using a 30cm x 30cm piece of tinfoil. We all had to create a small boat to hold […]
In Geography we have been learning about all of the different types of bridges. We used Google Maps to explore and name the different designs and architecture of bridges that cross the River Liffey. We were able to identify Arch bridges, Drawbridges, Beam Bridges and Cable Stay Bridges. With all of our new knowledge on […]
We are spending a lot more time learning outdoors this year and we are really enjoying linking our classroom learning to our environment outside school. We recently went on a walk to Grangegorman with our teacher and Ms. Keegan. Our teacher prepared a Maths Trail with lots of questions that help us to see Maths […]
In Aistear, we have been learning all about the Restaurant! We pretended to be chefs, customers, waiters and waitresses in our very own restaurant. We used play-doh to make delicious meals. We built a restaurant using blocks. We also practised our cutting skills.
This month in Maths, we learned all about patterns. We had great fun creating our own patterns!
President Higgins sent Room 15 a letter to complement the fabulous paintings we did of him this year. We are so proud that we impressed President Higgins with our artistic skills and use of colour. We will continue to nurture our artistic abilities in the coming years and hope to surprise President Higgins in […]
Sixth Class have been very busy writing letters and designing and making gifts for the people in our local nursing home. We heard about the ‘Care Package Appeal’ on the radio and wanted to get involved. The wonderful senior infants in Ms. Foley’s class also made some beautiful artwork to cheer them up. We wrote […]
In Room 2, we have been doing lots of work on 2-D shapes recently. We were very busy making rockets out of squares, triangles, rectangles and circles. Look at our fantastic rockets!
Room 12 had great fun figuring out what ingredients we needed to make our very own Lava Lamps. We experimented with different ingredients and eventually found the right mix. Here’s what we used: Water, Cooking Oil, Food Colouring and Alka Seltzer. We paid special attention to this experiment as some of the ingredients could only […]
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.