Author Archives: St. Oliver's N.S.
4th, 5th and 6th classes had the wonderful opportunity to learn about coding in St. Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk. The amazing teachers and TYs very professionally gave the pupils the chance to learn the basics of scratch, coding with Sphero, … Continue reading
We learned how wonderful friction is and how it makes lots of things possible in our world (like walking without slipping!), however we also learned how it is necessary to reduce friction at times, for example, to make machinery run … Continue reading
We have had so much fun in September building on our drama skills. The pupils have really enjoyed role play during drama classes and have demonstrated wonderful improvisational skills while in the hot seat!
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We had lots of time in September investigating light and colour in 4th and 5th.
We learned how light is divided into different colours and all pupils made a colour wheel during art and used it to show how if we … Continue reading
We were learning how friction is the force that tries to stop things sliding over each other and we decided to use this force to design and make a Halloween Creepy Crawly Toy.
These toys work on the principle of friction … Continue reading
4th and 5th have been getting active during Mad 4 Maths stations on Fridays. It’s a great opportunity to play lots of interactive games on the computer and the Interactive Whiteboard on topics we have been learning in maths lessons. … Continue reading
We’ve been discovering how to code using Scratch programming. We started very small by animating our names. Have a look at some of our projects by clicking the pictures below and clicking the green flag to run our programs.
Here is … Continue reading
We discovered how to create Google Drawings this week and decided to digitise emojis we created earlier in the week when we were talking about feelings and emotions.
What a fun way to learn how to use our wonderful new chromebooks!
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