Room 4 have been working on some STEM challenges this month. For challenge 1, the children worked in groups to plan, draw and build a class Lego Land. Their Lego house had to meet the following criteria it must be more »
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Senior Infants have been learning about the restaurant and the farm in recent weeks. The children role played in the restaurant, designed menus, made food for the restaurant and built their own restaurants using different materials. The children also role played more »
Senior Infants celebrated World Book Day. We dressed up as some of our favourite characters from stories. Some of us brought our favourite book to school and shared it with the class.
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We played with magnets in our classroom to see what they can do. We found out that magnets can attract and repel. We played with different types of magnets and tested them out to see which one was the strongest. We had more »
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Senior Infants have been learning about space. We explored space, found out about the solar system, designed and made rockets, became astronauts and aliens and built our own space stations.
Senior Infants had a fantastic morning with our visiting grandparents. Our grandparents played music on the concertina and tin whistle for us. We sang some songs and learned some dance steps.
As we are a proud Green School we ask our students to make Halloween costumes relating to a green theme each year for dress-up day. This year, the students were asked to dress up based on the theme of Global more »
First class were very lucky to receive six weeks of GAA coaching from Pat Timmons. The children learned a variety of GAA skills and had a brilliant time at each session.
First class have been learning about games in the past. We learned about some playground games. We went outside and tried them for ourselves. We really liked Four Corners and Hopscotch. They have easy rules and are good fun to more »
First class are learning about capacity this week. We investigated how much water different containers can hold. Did you know it takes 28 egg cups of water to fill a jug?
The children in First Class have enjoyed using iPads to help them learn and recall their number facts and tables. They are enjoying math games such as Eggy Number, Math Splat and Bingo.
The First Class children in Room 28 are using the See Saw app to create their own digital profiles of their learning. “Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can “show what they know” more »
Room 28 were busy trying out a new painting technique this month. We decorated an A3 page full of patterns. We coloured the patterns using oil pastels. We then painted over our patterns with black paint. We scratched in Halloween more »
We have been learning about 2-D shapes this week with Ms McCarthy. Today we made our own robots using 2D shapes.
We attended Carlow’s Tidy Towns Annual Prize Giving Night on Wednesday. We were delighted to receive Highly Commended in the Carlow School’s category again this year. Congratulations everyone!
We are learning the commutative properties of addition this week. We are learning that when two numbers are added together it does not matter which number comes first. Today we worked in pairs and used a die to help us write more »
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Third Class went to Kilkenny Activity Centre for their school tour. They played Bubble Soccer, Splat Ball and completed the obstacle course. They had a fantastic time on their tour.
Third Class spent the afternoon at Graiguecullen GAA pitch working on their football skills. They had a brilliant time!
Our Green Schools’ Committee has worked hard throughout the year in the hopes of being awarded our third Green flag. We are delighted to announce that we were successful in our efforts, and today, we received our Water theme flag. more »