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I Can’t Believe I Made Butter

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 […]

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Science Week in Sixth Class!

We have had lots of fun celebrating science week. The girls did some amazing work. We made lava lamps, watched David Attenborough’s movie ‘A Life on our Planet’, did an experiment on the changing stares of matter and made fan cars. The girls absolutely loved making the fan cars in particular. We then brought them […]

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Making Lava Lamps in 1st Class

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 […]

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Science Week in Room 12

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 […]

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The Water Cycle

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!  

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The President! Room 15

The children in Senior Infants Room 15 have been so eager to learn about the President of Ireland and asking lots of questions, since hearing about the presidential election in the US. We decided to read the book ‘The President’s Surprise’ by Peter Donnelly which is all about Michael D Higgins celebrating his birthday! The […]

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Student of the Month October 2020

Student of the Month October 2020

  We had another fantastic month in Stanhope Street Primary School. It was very difficult to choose our Student of the month for October but here are the winners ! Well Done everyone! Student of the month: October 2020 Junior Infants Room 1 Cara Murphy is kind and caring to everyone. She is hardworking and puts huge […]

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Active Flag Celebrations in Stanhope!

We were very excited to celebrate something positive in Stanhope Street this week. Last school year we were awarded our first ever Active School Flag. We are proud of our achievement and so on Monday we celebrated in a healthy fun way! Each class bubble had a time slot in the hall to enjoy a […]

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