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Recycling Water

We are getting great use out of our water butt. This week, we were able to use it to wash our art equipment. The children are making a great effort to not waste any water at St. Olivers! 
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Talk at Bush Post Primary School

Parents are invited to Bush Post Primary School on Tuesday, 24th October at 7pm for a special talk from psychotherapist and best-selling author of ‘Bully Proof Kids’.
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Problem Solving Together

5th/6th class used their knowledge of decimal numbers and money this week to solve problems from menus of local restaurants. They had great fun working together!
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Dancing success!

A pupil in 6th class received a trophy for her fantastic hip-hop dancing skills. A great achievement! 

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Sporting Success!

A 6th class pupil was presented with a plaque, at Glenmore A.C, as the most dedicated and improved athlete. A great achievement, well done!

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Healthy Recipes

This month, 5th and 6th class have been learning to write instructions. They all wrote their own recipe for a healthy sandwich. The children were then able to use their recipe to make their delicious sandwich!
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Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards

Well done to the group of children who represented St. Oliver’s at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards in Carlingford this week. The pupils were interviewed by the judges. They all were able to confidently speak about the … Continue reading

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Learning about Lungs

We made models of our lungs to help us understand how they work. We had great fun making our models and presenting them to the class. We learned that when you pull on the rubber, the space inside the bottle … Continue reading

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Bonkers Balloons!

5th and 6th are learning about lungs in science. The pupils investigated the capacity of their lungs using a balloon. They inflated the balloon as big as they could in one breath. They were then able to measure the circumference … Continue reading

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Magnificent Maths!

5th and 6th class have been having great fun learning all about place value using arrow cards and playing cards.
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