15 Feb · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

March for Climate Change

A few weeks ago we received an email from 6th class at Donabate Portrane Educate Together inviting us to join them in a March for Climate Change. We began to look into the issue of climate change and discovered that Ireland ranked the worst in the EU for performance on climate change – we were …

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15 Feb · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

Wellness Week

We really enjoyed taking part in Wellness Week this week in 5th class. We kicked it off with a breakfast morning on Monday which was great fun. We chatted about our weekends while eating a healthy breakfast together – with one or two nice treats! We had some really great talks throughout the week – …

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5 Dec · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

Junior Einsteins in 5th Class

5th class had a visit from a Junior Einsteins scientist following Science Week. We enjoyed taking part in lots of cool experiments including electrocuting Electra the Barbie, making slime, shooting smoke rings and lighting light bulbs using our hands and a plasma ball!

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14 Nov · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

5th Class Ancient Greece STEM Challenge

Throughout the month of October 5th class were learning all about Ancient Greece. As part of this they took part in a STEM challenge, the aim of which was to design and create either an Ancient Greek chariot or an Ancient Greek catapult. The children worked really hard designing and choosing the best materials. We …

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11 Oct · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

A visit from 4th class

Today Aongus and his 4th class came to visit us. They had made crosswords about Ancient Greece and the 5th class students really enjoyed trying to complete them – they were tricky!

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4 Oct · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

Our trip to the W.B. Yeats Exhibition

Written by 5th class On Tuesday we went to the W.B. Yeats Exhibition at The National Library of Ireland. We took the LUAS from Dundrum to Dawson Street. When we arrived we were met by our tour guide Maeve. She told us a lot about W.B. Yeats and his family, for example we knew he …

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24 Sep · Lucy Abraham · No Comments

Physical Features of Ireland Projects

        5th Class are off to a great start this year. They have worked har d over the past number of weeks learning about the mountains, rivers and lakes of Ireland. They worked in pairs to create and present projects on a physical feature of Ireland, taking a trip to Dundrum Library …

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