Thursday, 22 September 2016

Using our iPad

 We use our iPad to help us learn all about different subjects.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Oisín in Tír na nÓg

We have been learning and re-telling the story of Oisín in Tír na nÓg.
We thought you might like to see some photographs of the story (we made these in our drama lesson).
 Can you see Oisín and his dad Fionn MacCumhaill standing with the Fianna.
Isn't it interesting how the Fianna all have swords and sheilds?
 Can you see Oisín and Niamh on Niamh's white horse as they head off to Tír na nÓg?
 Can you see Oisín leaning down from his horse to help some men lift a very heavy rock?
Can you see the very elderly Oisín talking to some younger men about life long ago in the time of the Fianna?
We really are enjoying this story!

Toilet Roll Birds

Some of the birds we see near our school are getting ready to migrate to warmer countries.
We have made some cute birds.
Can you see how we used toilet rolls, paint, card and paint to make our friendly birds?
They look wonderful now that we have given them ears, a beak and claws!

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

More GAA skills

We are loving our GAA classes with Mark and James.
Some of us would like to join Liam Mellows Club.
The information is here:

Friday, 16 September 2016

Learning about the body

We were learning about the body today.
We have a human torso that we can look at and explore.
We love taking apart the body organs and putting them back together again.
We learned a little about the brain, the skull, the lungs, liver, kidneys, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and heart.
A big Thank You to the Madden family who helped us purchase this fantastic resource for the school!

Exploded designs

We made some super exploded designs.
These patterns all should fit back into a square if squashed together again.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Our class

In the garden with Kay

Kay came to visit us today.
We went to the school garden with her to harvest our vegetables.
We spotted all sorts of bugs in the garden..lots of caterpillars, woodlice, slugs, snails, worms, centipedes, daddy-long-legs and beetles.
The nasturtiums have really grown.
We spotted lots of peas in their sweet pea pods.
We harvested carrots, huge turnips, radishes, onions and cabbages.
Guess how heavy this enormous cabbage weighs?
Teacher weighed it at home. It was 4.8kg.
Teacher cut up the cabbage and boiled the turnips for us to eat
Silly teacher.
We all took home the rest of the vegetables.
Maybe our families will cook them up for us!