Sixth class attended the ‘Wear a Bonnet’ event in Grangegorman on the 3rd of March. This event was to commemorate all the women who left Ireland bound for Australia in the 1850’s and who never returned home again. The children wore bonnets similar to what the women would have worn at the time and they participated in an aerial photograph to represent these women who took part in […]
Ms Lee’s class made the most of the spring sunshine this week and went outside to enjoy PE in the fresh air. The girls worked on strands of Athletics in small groups using circuits. Stations included: sprints, skipping, hurdles, balancing beanbags and more. The children had great fun and are working hard to build on […]
Today was National World Book Day. The whole school spent 30 minutes reading our favourite books on the corridors outside our classrooms. We read books about dragons, fairies, witches and monsters. Our teachers read their favourite books too. You couldn’t hear a pin drop- everyone was enthralled! Now we are drawing pictures of our favourite characters, doing character profiles and […]
Congratulations to Vicky Lin in Ms McElligott’s sixth class who won first prize in the senior category in the CPSMA national art competition for her fantastic drawing entitled ‘Celebrating Our Local Primary School’. Vicky is a fantastic artist and really depicted the uniqueness of our school in her drawing. Well done!
Our two fourth classes participated in a whole day event on Thursday the 16th of February – ‘Healthily Ever After‘- hosted by Junior Achievement in collaboration with Disney. Disney decorated our hall with a collection of well-loved Disney characters, adding to the excitement and enjoyment of the event for the children. The children were immersed […]
We are working hard in small groups to create our own stories. We are trying to remember to include a beginning, middle and end and to make our stories exciting with a problem and resolution.
Today we spent time looking through our work. We chose pieces which we are proud of and which show how we have made great improvements in first class.
Both Ms Mc Inerney’s Junior Infants and Ms O’ Shea’s 3rd Class have been reading to each other all year. Every few weeks the reading buddies meet up to share a story or two with each other. The Junior Infants have thoroughly enjoyed being read to by their older buddies. Similarly, the older girls have […]
Our two fourth classes were kindly invited to attend a showing of the classic movie ‘Mandy’ in The Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield on Monday the 13th of February. The Irish Film Board in collaboration with Disney invited our fourth classes to a special treat of meeting their favourite author, Jacqueline Wilson, who opened the movie with some interesting stories on her […]
Last week we had a visit from Dogs Trust Ireland. Fiona brought her lovely Boxer dog Ollie to our school to teach us how to look after our pets. We learned the safe way to approach a dog when we want to pet it. WALT – Walk up to the owner, Ask the owner can […]