Junior Infants Go On A ‘Tricky Word Hunt’!- This week the Junior Infants took a literacy lesson outside. They all had fun working on their reading skills with a 'Tricky Word Hunt' in the yard. The boys and girls worked in pairs to find these words hidden outside. Everyone had fun ticking the words off their lists once found and helping each… Continue Reading
World Book Day in 6th Class- Despite not physically being in school at the moment Mr Stephenson's 6th class still managed to have fun and celebrate World Book Day. They dressed up as some of their favourite book characters for their weekly class zoom call. Book related Charades and Pictionary games were played with everyone getting involved in the fun… Continue Reading
6th Class Christmas Fun-Mr Stephenson’s 6th class are getting in the Christmas spirit this week making “No Bake Gingerbread cookies”. Linking in with their procedural writing the students followed the recipes and got hands on with making their individual cookies. With Christmas songs playing in the background and the smells of cinnamon and ginger in the air it… Continue Reading
Precepts-Ms Sheehy's Class are reading the Novel Wonder by R.J Palacio this term. The novel makes lots of references to precepts. Precepts are general rules intended to help people to show kind behaviour to one another. A precept is like a motto. Our class decided to pick out our favourite precepts and even create some… Continue Reading
6th Class Fractured Fairy Tales-This Halloween season Mr Stephenson's 6th Class worked on Fairy Tales....but with a twist. Showing their knowledge of narrative writing and using their imaginations they gave a new more sinister take on the classic fairy tales we all know. Continue Reading
Aistear in Senior Infants-The children in Senior Infants are exploring the theme of ‘The Farm’ in Aistear! They are enjoying learning about the theme through discussion and play. Roleplay: The children are going on an imaginary farm visit. They are helping the farmer to carry out his duties. These duties include rounding up the animals, collecting the eggs… Continue Reading
The Cooking Show that Never Goes Wrong….Ever!!!!!-Mr Stephenson's 6th Class had lots of fun over the past two weeks putting their knowledge of procedural writing into practice. As well as composing their own songs, writing their own scripts and coming up with relevant props , they still showed that it might not all go to plan on the night !! Below… Continue Reading
Spellings for Me-We are delighted to inform you that our school is now moving on from traditional spelling books. Spelling books have been used for over 150 years in the education system. These traditional books are generic and do not provide differentiated learning for your child. They do not consider your child’s individual spelling ability. They simply… Continue Reading
Reading in extreme places-A huge thank to everyone who got involved in the extreme reading competition. After a lot of deliberation we finally agreed on our winners! Junior Classes: Brendan , Kate , Chloe , Casey and Frankie. Senior Classes: Bailey , Sarah, Kes , Alex and Olivia All children did a super job in showing us how… Continue Reading
World Book Day – Door Book Covers-As part of our World Book Week celebrations, classes have designed a book-related jacket for their classroom door - to share their favourite books and to promote their love of reading! Winners to be announced and prizes will be given out at the end of the week! Well done everyone and good luck! Continue Reading
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