Category Archives: Environmental Awareness
We took advantage of the wonderful weather today by exploring the seashore habitat that we have been learning about in school. We managed to find most of the plants and animals we have been researching and even more!
How lucky are … Continue reading
DPSM PLAQUE OF STEM EXCELLENCE 2018 Application
St Oliver’s National School LH007
Pupils in St. Oliver’s N.S. are hoping to achieve the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award again. We are aiming for a Plaque of STEM Excellence so we completed lots of Science activities … Continue reading
Fun Fun Fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is a great variety of events that individual children may be interested in entering.
The show is on Sunday 10th of June 2018 this year.
It will be a great day out with lots of free bouncy castles and … Continue reading
We had a great day celebrating ‘Water Action Day’.
For two years, the whole school have been working towards our Green School’s Flag for water. The whole school have been learning about all the different ways to save water and we … Continue reading
We have been very busy over the past three years promoting positive health and well-being here in St. Oliver’s N.S.
There are many informative publications available from various foundations. We intend to distribute a selection of these in the coming days.
Below … Continue reading
All the pupils in 3th, 4th, 5th and 6th class presented at our senior science show this year. It was amazing to see all the scientific investigations that have been going on in all classrooms this year.
3rd Class demonstrated investigations … Continue reading
We had great fun this week planting. We spent time cleaning up around the school, picking up litter, getting rid of the weeds and digging for fresh soil. Each class then took it in turns to plant a range of … Continue reading
We investigated air pressure in Junior and Senior Infants. We used paint, card and a straw. We discovered that the paint spread if we used the straw to blow through because there was more air pressure. We decided to make … Continue reading
In Junior and Senior infants we investigated why stars twinkle.
Starlight passes through the air to reach us.
The air behaves like moving bubble wrap when starlight passes through it.
We tried it ourselves!
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