18 Oct · Laura · No Comments

Autumn in 2nd Class

2nd Class have been enjoying the changes that Autumn has brought to our new school grounds. We have been out discovering all the different kinds of leaves and seeds that the beautiful surrounding trees have been dropping. We identified oak, ash, sycamore, horse chestnut, beech, birch, and more! The Autumn colours have been great inspiration …

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27 Jan · Aongus · No Comments

Rugby in Second Class

Second Class have been lucky to get rugby training from Avon and Kieran of Leinster Rugby this year. They have learned the basics of rugby by playing tag games and they’ve really enjoyed the different activities. Avon has told the children they are picking up the sport very quickly. “The toughest and roughest game we’ve …

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29 Sep · Senior Infants · No Comments

Festival of Inclusion Competition

This year to mark Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council’s Festival of Inclusion, the Social Inclusion Unit are holding a Primary Schools Drawing Competition. The theme of the competition is ‘Celebrating Difference’ and we here in 3rd Class are tremendous at doing just that.  Our entries for the competition are amazing as you can see.  They …

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27 Sep · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Harvest Time!

Our Second Classes have been busy planting pumpkins, beetroot and herbs for our garden. This week our beetroots were ready to harvest! We weren’t afraid to get our hands dirty as we picked the beetroots, cleaned them, tasted them, chopped them and made them into a delicious smoothie! Our Second Classes would like to say …

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26 Apr · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Earth Day

Second Class went out into the wooded area today to collect natural colours to create an Earth Day collage. We reminded ourselves to reduce, reuse and recycle! Then we celebrated Earth Day by listening to relaxing music and doing some mindfulness colouring.

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20 Apr · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Extreme Earth in 2nd Class

  Second Class have been really busy this month learning all about Extreme Weather and Extreme Earth! We have learned lots of interesting facts about tornadoes, volcanoes and earthquakes so far. We made a tornado machine in Science that showed us the shape of the tornado.    We wrote lots of facts about tornadoes and …

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28 Jan · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Ancient Egypt with Second Class!

Second Class’s theme of the month has been Ancient Egypt. We have loved learning all about ancient egypt, and the interesting stories we read! Here are some of the activities we did during the month. We have a few more to come! First we learned about the geography of Egypt, and why rivers are important! …

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11 Dec · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Sending out an SOS ; The Titanic!

We have been learning all about the Titanic. We have learned through Art, English, Science, History, Geography and Drama. What did the Titanic look like? We made beautiful Titanic paintings and learned about the four smokestacks. One of the smokestacks didn’t work! What happened on the night the Titanic sank? Then we learned about the …

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11 Dec · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Watch the Greek Gods of Mount Olympus on Video!

You can  now watch the Second Class Performance in full! A special thank you to Kian’s Dad for taking the videos!  

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23 Nov · Muireann Carr · No Comments

The Greek Gods of Mount Olympus

On Friday November 13th, after weeks of dedicated preparation, second class showcased their own performance of ‘The Greek Gods of Mount Olympus’.  This whole play was written and performed by 2nd Class! Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, Artemis, Apollo, Hephaestus, Hermes, Athena, Zeus, Ares, Hestia and Hercules donned their finest Greek crowns, tridents, bows and arrows, …

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17 Nov · Muireann Carr · No Comments

The Eagle Has Landed!

As part of our work on the 1960s, we have been learning about the Space Race. Here are some facts we have learned! Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in Space. She was from Russia. She worked with the Russian Space Agency called Roscosmos. Neil Armstrong was the first man to put his foot on …

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13 Nov · Muireann Carr · No Comments

November Theme: The 1960s

We are right in the middle of learning all about the 1960s. We have learned about the artist Roy Lichenstein! He became famous for a his comic book style art. Here are our comic book style pictures! Power! We are also learning about the Space Race between Russia and the USA. Russia had the first …

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13 Nov · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Matilda!

We have been reading Matilda in class over the past few weeks. We have been writing interesting character descriptions. We have designed outfits for Miss Trunchbull.   We wrote book reports. This week we did a research project on Matilda! Finn wrote us all a quiz about Matilda!           

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19 Oct · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Painting with Nature!

Second class were so lucky to have Caroline (Sadhbh’s mum) come in and visit us today. She taught us how to make paint using different berries, leaves and soil.   First we went on a hunt in the field, some of us looked for lots of green things,some of us hunted for red things, some …

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16 Oct · Muireann Carr · No Comments

The Literacy Hour in Second Class

Second Class have begun their literacy hour, and are all working really hard! We have five different stations. We spend 12 minutes at each station. We work on our comprehension with Jen. We work on our spelling with Órla. We can read a selection of books in Free Reading. Muireann helps us with our reading and …

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9 Oct · Gordon Cooke · No Comments

RSS Feeds for Each School Year

Do you want to keep in touch with what's going on in your child's year? Then just subscribe to one of the following RSS links below. RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content through mobile device browsers or apps. One useful app available for both Android and iOS devices as ...

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29 Sep · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Playing Card Patterns

We have been working on number patterns in Second Class. We made up our own to challenge our classmates. Some of them were really tricky! We used patterns combining even numbers, odd numbers, colours, suits and sums. Can you figure them out?             

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11 Sep · Muireann Carr · No Comments

Second Class News

Welcome to our Second Class news page.     We look forward to sharing all the interesting things we do together on this page!  

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