November 12, 2019

THE ENGINEERING WALK

It was a warm autumnal day as 3rd and 4th
class, along with their teacher strolled along by
the Marina. In their hands were their pencils and
their S.E.S.E. copies. What were they doing?
The pupils of 3rd and 4th class were looking for
signs of Engi...

Today we went baking in the old schoolhouse.  We first squished butter with our fingers into the flour.  Then we put in a little water.  Then we put our hands in the bowl and squished everything together.  Then it was like playdough.  Then we rolled it out.  We cut out...

We went to Fitzgerald Park on our school tour.  We played in the park.  We went on a walk. We saw the pond and looked at the river.  We ate our lunch.  We went on a bus. I had lots of fun.

3rd and 4th class did the Marine Explorers project this year. We went to the Lifetime lab and we discovered lots of interesting facts about sea-life. We found out about water pollution too. Soriah who is Marine Biologist came to our school twice to visit us and to teac...

For the children in our school Irish is a second (and sometimes 3rd ,4th or 5th language!!!). We would encourage to take every opportunity to use whatever little bit of Gaeilge that you may have with your children. Encourage them to use the phrases they have learned in...

The study of philosophy equips a person with skills which are highly valued, universally applicable, and can complement any educational  pursuit. The benefits of philosophy are widely recognised by academics and educators. There is a growing movement that aims to intro...

The middle room and senior room went on a school trip to Alice in Wonderland produced by the 4th year students in Ashton School.  it was a lot of fun. Some of our past pupils were actually part of the show. We walked to Ashton and then everyone went to their seats  and...

'Storybird' is a creative writing app that children in the senior room use to share their writing to their classmates. You can make poems, picture books and long-form books. I wrote a book called 'The farm' - it is a long form chapter book. You can select from lots of...

Bhaineamar go léir an taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge an bhlian seo . Bhí feis bheag again ar scoil le amhránaíocht, ceol , danta , ranta agus drámaíocht . Bhí seans againn scánnán Gaeilge a fheicáil ar an clár bán agus rinneamar sár -iarracht Gaeilge a úsáid gach lá...

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