19 Nov · Orlaith · No Comments

Space Week!

As part of Space week, we had a visit from a scientist from Astronomy Ireland. It was so interesting to learn many new things about Space and this visit inspired us to create our very own Space related projects. We presented our projects to the class in many different ways. We watched videos and Powerpoint …

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19 Nov · Orlaith · No Comments

Wonderful Writing in Third Class

We have been learning a lot this term in Third Class. We are becoming accomplished writers and are learning about all the different writing genres. We have published Student Council speeches, fact files about whales and many creative writing pieces including a spooky story and an imaginative piece about our very own alien! We are also …

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31 Mar · Senior Infants · No Comments

Our Trip to see ‘Ready, Steady, Draw! A Live Drawing Bonanza!’

Well we could barely contain our excitement before our trip to the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire last Friday.  We were booked in to see famous illustrators Chris Judge, Oisin McGann, Niamh Sharkey, Sarah McIntyre, Margaret Ann Suggs and Phillip Reeve do their stuff, live! It was such great fun and we watched in awe as these …

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1 Mar · Senior Infants · No Comments

Terrific Tag Rugby with Avon

We were sad to say goodbye to Avon and our Tag Rugby lessons this week.  We have been lucky enough to train with one of the best and have learnt a lot about tactics from him.  He has also given us many skills which we can use on the pitch and in our games of ‘Build-Up’ on yard …

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7 Feb · Senior Infants · No Comments

Our Magnificent Motte & Bailey Castles

Here in Third Class we turned back the clock to the time of the Normans.   We have learnt about their invasion of Ireland and the Norman influence on our cities and counties. We learnt about the beautiful city of Kilkenny and how once a wooden Motte and Bailey Castle stood in the place of its …

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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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