Author Archives: St Oliver's N.S

Creating E-Portfolios

Today, we were busy creating e-portfolios. We designed our own e-portfolios, then we inserted our work that we have been completing this year to show our learning journey. We had extra teachers in the class to help guide us. It … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Literacy | Comments Off on Creating E-Portfolios

Mirrors and Images

We investigated how different objects are reflected using light. We learned that when you place an object between two hinged mirrors, light from the object bounces back and forth between the mirrors before it reaches your eyes. 
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Comments Off on Mirrors and Images

Green Schools Making Headlines!

The ‘Green Schools’ competition winners from 5th and 6th class were featured in the local newspaper-The Argus 

Posted in Environmental Awareness, Green Flag-Water | Comments Off on Green Schools Making Headlines!

Green Schools Mascot Winners

A huge congratulations to three pupils at St. Oliver’s N.S who came second place in Co. Louth ‘Design a Mascot’ competition for Louth County Council. These three pupils each designed a mascot that promoted- ‘Be Green for 2018’. Their images … Continue reading

Posted in Green Flag - Energy, Green Flag-Water, Grow Award 2017 | Comments Off on Green Schools Mascot Winners

Care for the environment this Christmas

Well done to Nora Mc Bride in 5th class who won a poetry competition for Green Schools in Co. Louth. Nora wrote a poem to encourage people to think about the environment this Christmas. She received a voucher from Louth … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Awareness, Green Flag - Energy, Green Flag-Water, Grow Award 2017, Health Promoting School | Comments Off on Care for the environment this Christmas

Pizza Party!

For the month of December, 5th and 6th class having been earning dojo points to win a pizza party. This week, the children got a chance to make their own healthy pizza and design it with a variety of toppings. … Continue reading

Posted in Health Promoting School | Comments Off on Pizza Party!

Christmas Play Preparations!

The children are having great fun getting ready for our Christmas play making all the props!
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in St. Oliver's N.S. | Comments Off on Christmas Play Preparations!

Art Club

5th and 6th class pupils are enjoying art club this term. Have a look at some of our photos! We have been using bubble wrap, paper mache and clay so far.
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in St. Oliver's N.S. | Comments Off on Art Club

European Project

The pupils in 5th/6th class were learning about Europe this month. The children each took a country to carry out research on. At the end of the project, everyone got a chance to present their work to the whole class. … Continue reading

Posted in St. Oliver's N.S. | Comments Off on European Project

Making Gliders

This week, 5th and 6th class were learning all about air resistance. They made different gliders to test air resistance. 
” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Posted in Science | Comments Off on Making Gliders