We had a great time in lismore today on our school tour. We had a guided tour around The Towers and some fun STEN activities in The Heritage Centre and Millenium Park. We also managed to fit in a quick trip to the playground.
designer minds was amazing
we are now water safety experts
Sneak Preview for fun fair friday
A difficult lesson on optical illusions today. Well done to 1st for their perseverance!
We all loved our zumba teacher and lessons. Great excitement and fun!
Magnets and materials
What a fun investigative lesson! We shared valuable prior knowledge about magnets and added to this greatly by the end of our science lesson 🙂
Another busy day enjoying a hunt outside and a special visit from the Easter bunny!
No strings attached….we really enjoyed learning tennis this year.
Today we painted some Easter chicks. We will wait until they dry to add eyes and beaks. We hope you have space at home for a few little chicks 🙂
Today we focused on emotional literacy in our learning. We identified and named a range of feelings, whilst also exploring these feelings in different situations. We talked about how all feelings are good as they help us in life.
We experimented with tinfoil today as part of water week. We were given two attempts to make a boat that could carry as much weight as possible. Afterwards we learnt a little bit about cargo ships in real life.
happy st. patrick’s day
We are almost ready for the céilí today. It has been great fun learning to Irish dance.
We had a lovely day in school today in our pjs. We earned 1000 dojo points to deserve this treat!!
St patricks day art
It is a work in progress. You are going to love the finished product on Wednesday!!
tennis week 2
Miraculously it stayed dry so we could walk down to the hall for our second week of tennis. It was great fun, we practiced serving and receiving the ball. We also practiced our hand eye co-ordination. On the way home we found a lady bug.
sunflowers for ukraine
We made lovely sunflowers this week. The sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine. We wanted to show our support for them in a small way.
Is aoibhinn linn beith ag damhsa!! We are preparing for our céilí on Wednesday.
We are celebrating engineers week by being engineers. We had to build the tallest tower using lollipop sticks and marla. We learned about engineers, supports and that it’s ok to fail. Even engineers don’t get things right the first time.
We used a ramp and marbles to investigate force in our learning today. We found out that both the angle of the ramp and the weight of the marble changed the force. We tried to make the large marble travel further each time and we succeeded!
st patrick’s day
We are getting eady for St. Patrick’s Day with our lucky leprechauns.
We had a lovely walk down to the hall for tennis. We learned how to hold the racket and how to serve the ball. We also practiced being light on our feet!! We can’t wait until next Friday.
We learned about the life cycle ofa flower in science.e then planted onions and daisys.
We learned all about Shrove Tuesday and the history of Pancake Tuesday. We also got to sample some delicious pancakes!!
A fiddly, fun, fantastic, fishy lesson. We made a lovely underwater fish world using buttons and scrap paper.
Gummy bear science lesson
We learned about absorption today. The gummy bear absorbed the water and got much bigger!
We had great fun learning about long and short vowels today. We played a board game in our pods to see who could collect the most treasure.
Happy valentines day
We made Valentines cards today. We love them to pieces!!
We made animals today out of love hearts. The recycling bin is full, no environmental points this week!!
We earned 500 class dojo points and were rewarded with some extra time outside. We did some lovely chalk drawings on the yard. Some of us played soccer. We had great fun and can’t wait to earn more points for more rewards!!
st brigids day
We made St Brigids crosses from pipe cleaners today.
We had a great time when Brickz 4 Kidz came to visit us on Friday.
where the wild things are
We took inspiration from the book Where the Wild Things Are to create our own monsters using oil pastels.
Laura Lynn Chrstmas Jumper Day
Don’t we look great in our Christmas jumpers!
We hope you enjoy our Christmas songs. We spent A LOT of time rehearsing them!! The countdown is on!
We are busy rehearsing our songs!!
In art this week we made dancing ants.
hard at work
We learned all about ‘an’ this week!
Look at the lovely flowers we made.
Heritage in schools
We really enjoyed meeting Tony Kenneally from The Heritage Council. We learned loads about Irish birds. We even did our own bird drawings.
We look amazing! Thanks to everyone for the massive effort made at home this morning.
We can’t believe our eyes!! It’s massive!! Thanks to The Hills for donating it to us.
We had great fun over the past few days creating our Halloween silhouettes.