Category Archives: Science

Starch Investigations

4th and 5th class were very surprised about the amount in starch that they discovered during an investigation in class today. 
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Creative Learning with Lego WeDo

4th and 5th class learned so much about coding and cooperation in groups recently when they had to opportunity to learn using Lego WeDo.  This set is based upon the latest science standards and was created to enhance students’ curiosity … Continue reading

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Coding in 3rd

3rd Class really enjoyed their first taste of coding using the angry birds game on code.org/learn. They loved using the 7inch touch screen chromebooks that we bought last year and can’t wait to learn more about coding at their own … Continue reading

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2nd Class Pancake Tuesday

On Monday 2nd class prepared the pancake mix for cooking pancakes on Pancake Tuesday. In class after lunch the children cooked and flipped their pancakes. A lot of skill and technique went into the success flipping of the … Continue reading

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Pancake Tuesday Surprise

Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class had a very special treat today. Two wonderful chefs – Conor and Caoimhe arrived in our school to make pancakes for us all. They were delicious. We had a brilliant time! Thank you. 
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2nd Class Musical Instruments

2nd Class enjoyed learning about sound.
We designed and made our own musical instruments.
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Internet Safety Day in 4th and 5th Class

4th and 5th class created their own class rules to keep safe on the internet this week to celebrate Internet Safety Day.
These ten rules should ensure that they all make the best choices online and keep safe.

1. Don’t add people … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs in JI and SI

We had an interesting month in JI and SI where we learned about Dinosaurs. We had a great time learning the facts about these creatures. We even used various resources to create our very own dinosaurs. Check out out our … Continue reading

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Exploring Winter in JI and SI

We had a lovely time learning about Winter in JI and SI. We learned about creatures that live in cold places and investigated with ice. We discussed the properties of ice and discovered what happened when ice was brought into … Continue reading

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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Monsters

4th and 5th class enjoyed the task of designing and making monsters utilising the principles of Hydraulics and Pneumatics that we learned earlier in the month.
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