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Listening and Responding to Music

4th class have been enjoying  listening and responding to ‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Camille Saint – Saens. We created some mosaic pictures that were inspired by the music!

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Halloween Art!

4th Class used the process of Chromatography to separate colours in markers. We used filter paper to separate colours in different markers. We then used the filter paper to create some cool Halloween pictures! We hope you like our pictures!

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Animal Habitats!

  Following our learning on animals and their habitats, 4th class created some amazing habitats for an animal of their choice! Here are just a small selection of the wonderful habitats that were made during our STEM activities! Maith thú more »

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Nature Trail!

Fourth class had great fun identifying trees on our school grounds! We enjoyed drawing leaves and doing leaf and bark rubbings.

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Research!

  Fourth class have been enjoying using iPads to research Halloween in other countries during our Geography lesson!  

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STEM in 3rd Class

Third class had great fun using robots to draw 2D shapes.         

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Harvest Time

We were delighted to harvest our potatoes, carrots, parsnips and beetroots today that our 6th class planted last May!

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3rd class Inca headdresses

3rd class loved learning all about the Incas and created their own Inca inspired headdresses.

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European Sports Day 2021

5th and 6th classes had a ball today for European Sports Day where we had six activities; Rounders, Four Square, Athletics, Co-operative Games, Playground Games and an Mega Obstacle Course. All activities promote fundamental movement skills and teamwork! Thanks to more »

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6th Class Graduations

We were delighted with how our Graduation Ceremonies went last week. Unfortunately we couldn’t have parents/guardians with us in church but all were able to log in from home and watch remotely. A huge thanks to Ms Minnock and Ms more »

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Barrow Nature Walk

  We were delighted to get back on the Barrow Track last Thursday for our final Nature walk this year going as far as Lanigan’s Lock. The biodiversity was out on full show for us for our 8km hike. It more »

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Sports Day for 4th and 6th

We had a great Sports today in St Fiacc’s for 4th and 6th classes with the children participating in Rounders, Athletics, Drumfit, Obstacle Courses, Hockey and Dodgeball. This was all followed by goodies from Balloons and Sweet Treats. Thanks to more »

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Athletics Winners

  A huge congratulations to Raqibat and Kamal in 6th class who won the St Abban’s Virtual athletics competition for girls and boys. Over 350 students took part from local schools and Raqibat came out on top in the girls more »

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End of Year Mass

We had a beautiful end of school Mass today in St Clare’s church. A huge thank you to Fr Dunphy and Cathriona for making it such a special service. Also thanks to Mr Kelly on guitar and Chloe on harp more »

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Absorbency investigation

1st class investigated which materials would best mop up water this week in science

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Orienteering in Carlow Town Park

  6th classes had a great morning Orienteering in Carlow Town Park on a lovely, sunny Monday morning! We completed Orienteering Course 1 of the Park and we are hoping to get back again to complete Course 2 in the more »

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The boys and girls in 1st class enjoyed creating butterflies in art this week

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Outdoor Planting

6th class students were busy over the past few weeks planting potatoes in our raised bed and tomatoes, carrots, parsnips, beetroots and lettuce on our window sills. Tomorrow we will plant these plugs out into our raised bed for the more »

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6th Class Barrow Walk

  6th Class enjoyed a lovely nature walk this morning along the Barrow Way as far as Knockbeg. Thanks to Ms Cody for helping to organise!

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Science

Third class created their own ramps in science this week:

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