Author Archives: Miss Reddy

The Restaurant and the Farm

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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 »

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World Book Day!

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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Seachtain na Gaeilge!

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Magnets

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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Space

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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.

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Grandparents’ Day

      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.

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Global Warming Halloween Costumes!

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 »

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GAA Coaching

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.

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Games in the Past

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 »

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Capacity

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?  

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iPads in First Class

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.  

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See Saw for Assessment

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 »

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Hallowe’en Scratch Painting

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 »

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Rm 28 Robots

We have been learning about 2-D shapes this week with Ms McCarthy. Today we made our own robots using 2D shapes.

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Highly Commended Tidy School

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!

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Maths in Room 28

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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3rd Class School Tour

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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.

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An Afternoon of GAA

Third Class spent the afternoon at Graiguecullen GAA pitch working on their football skills. They had a brilliant time!

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Our Third Green Flag

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 »

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Visitors from Carlow Fire Station

Dermot and Joe from Carlow Fire Station paid the three Third Class groups a visit today and gave an excellent talk on fire safety. The boys and girls in Room 28 learned a great amount from their visit. We learned more »

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